Research by recent graduate Dr. Matthiaz Katzfuss (PhD '11) and statistics faculty member Dr. Noel Cressie was recently highlighted on the NASA JPL website.
The Nationwide Center for Advanced Customer Insights (NCACI) was selected as the recipient of the 2011 Statistical Partnerships among Academe, Industry and Government (SPAIG) Award from the American Statistical Association (ASA).
Statistics faculty member Noel Cressie has been appointed by Director of the U.S. Census Bureau Dr. Robert Groves to serve on the Census Bureau Scientific Advisory Committee for 2011–14.
Congratulations to Matthias Katzfuss and Jenný Brynjarsdóttir, our 2011 Whitney Research Award winners. We have asked both students to share a summary of their current research:
The data-based assessment of research-doctorate programs in the United States prepared by the National Research Council (NRC) was released on September 28, 2010, much to the delight of our department.
Statistics faculty member Dr. Elizabeth Stasny was appointed by the U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to serve on the newly created Office of Justice Programs Science Advisory Board.
Statistics and psychology faculty member Michael Browne was presented with the 2010 Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his career contribution to psychometrics at the 2010 Annual meeting of the Psychometric Society.