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  • George Herbert Jones Laboratory, new home of the Department of Statistics
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  • Student Seminars for Summer 2016
  • 2016 Consulting Award recipient, Yuefeng Han
  • Best wishes to our department's Spring Quarter graduates!
  • Award-winning Students!
  • Sloan Fellowship to Rina Foygel Barber
  • Congratulations to Lek-Heng Lim
  • Computational and Applied Mathematics Initiative

News

Consulting Project Award Winner
The Department's annual Consulting Award was presented to Ph.D. candidate Yuefeng Han on Friday, June 3, 2016, at 11:30 am in Jones 111. Congratulations, Yuefeng!

Best wishes to our department's Spring Quarter graduates!

Zhe Liu, Ph.D.
Andrew Poppick, Ph.D.
Freddy Boulton, M.S.
Lu Cao, M.S.
Chang Cheng, M.S.
Shao Mou Cheng, M.S.
Ran Dai, M.S.
Lijun Ding, M.S.
Jonathan Evers, M.S.
Michael Frasco, M.S.
Justin Hsu, M.S.
Jae-Young Jeon, M.S.
Hao Jiang, M.S.
Boyuan Lai, M.S.
Youngsuk Lee, M.S.
Kun Lu, M.S.
Sian Walker, M.S.
Yi-Hsin Yeh, M.S.
Yi Zhang, M.S.
Qian Zhao, M.S.
Xiangyi Zheng, M.S.

Award-winning Students!
The David Wallace Award for Applied Statistics is given annually to two graduate students working on applications of statistics in scientific domains. Congratulations to Marc Goessling and Kushal Dey as this year's awardees for their work in image analysis and statistical genetics, respectively. This award was established thanks to a generous donation by Statistics alumnus, David Frohardt-Lane (MS, 2000).

Sloan Fellowship to Rina Foygel Barber
Congratulations to Prof. Rina Foygel Barber as one of 126 early-career scientists to receive a 2016 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship in Mathematics. The Foundation awards 2-year fellowships annually in 8 scientific and technical fields; recipients receive $55,000 to further their research.

Congratulations to Lek-Heng Lim
Prof. Lek-Heng Lim is one of 24 recipients to receive a DARPA Young Faculty Award of $500,000 for 2015-2017. The objective of the program "is to identify and engage rising research stars in junior faculty positions at U.S. academic institutions and introduce them to Department of Defense needs as well as DARPA’s program development process."

CAMI
The Computational and Applied Mathematics Initiative builds on the interdisciplinary efforts of Statistics faculty, students; their research, seminars, and classes.


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