Statistician and Deputy Chair of the UK Statistics Authority Sir Adrian Smith received an honorary degree from Ohio State. Dr. Smith has made substantial contributions to the field of statsistics and is a proponent of Bayesian statistics and evidence-based practice.
Congratulations to our 2015 autumn graduates!
Elizabeth Petraglia, PhD in Statistics
John Stettler, PhD in Statistics
Xiaomu Wang, PhD in Statistics
Jiaqi Zaetz, PhD in Statistics
Danel Draguljić (PhD '10) and statistics faculty member Angela Dean, with coauthors David Woods, Susan Lewis and Anna-Jane Vine, were awarded the 2015 Jack Youden Prize for Best Expository Paper in Technometrics in 2014.
Statistics professor Steve MacEachern was interviewed on NPR to discuss the Patriots’ coin toss wins. The Patriots have won 19 of their past 25 coin tosses, which MacEachern says is unusual but not impossible.
Statistics faculty member Jonathan Baker discussed using Top Hat in undergraduate statistics courses. Top Hat is a teaching platform that utilizes student smartphones for in- and out-of-classroom interactive course content.