Dionne Swift, a former OSU Statistics PhD in 2000, is chairing the Committee on Minorities in Statistics (CoMiS). This committee seeks to foster participation in statistics by historically under-represented minorities.
The 2019 Department award winners have been announced at the annual Department Spring Picnic. Congratulations to all the recipients and graduates! The list of the former winners can be found at the award page.
Peter Craigmile, professor in the Department of Statistics, has received the university’s Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching, which annually recognizes up to 10 faculty members for their teaching excellence.
Abhijoy Saha, PhD Student in Statistics, received the Hannan Graduate Student Travel Award from the Institute of Mathematical Statistics. He will use this award to travel to Oxford, UK to present his work at the Conference on Bayesian Nonparametrics.
Matthew Pratola, Assistant Professor of Statistics, and his collaborators won the 2018 Wilcoxon Award for the best application paper in Technometrics. Technometrics is a journal of statistics for the Physical, Chemical and Engi
Oksana Chkrebtii, assistant professor of statistics, is the Co-PI on a new grant from NASA with her collaborator at the University of North Carolina - Wilmington to study the dynamics of surface salinity in the ocean at resolutions finer than those of satellite observations, and its relationship to precipitation.