Welcome Dr. Wenxuan Zhong and Dr. Ping Ma!

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Joining us from The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Dr. Wenxuan Zhong and Dr. Ping Ma offer a plethora of experience including Doctoral degrees from Purdue University and serving as Postdoctoral Fellows at Harvard University.  Dr. Zhong, whose interests include computational biology, bioinformatics and variable selection, will join our department as a tenure track Associate Professor while Dr. Ma joins us as Adjunct Associate Professor with interests in bioinformatics, functional data analysis and geophysics.  We are thrilled to have both Dr. Zhong and Dr. Ma as part of the department and look forward to their future endeavors at UGA.

Lily Wang Promoted to Associate Professor

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

The department is pleased to announce the promotion of Lily Wang to Associate Professor with tenure.  Our warmest congratulations to Dr. Wang, whom we wish continued success in her academic endeavors.

Dr. Zaid Abdo Appointment to Adjunct Associate Professor

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Congratulations to Dr. Zaid Abdo on his appointment as Adjunct Associate Professor.  Dr. Abdo recently joined the USDA Agricultural Research Service here in Athens and holds a PhD in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology from the University of Idaho where he also served as Assistant Professor from 2006-2011 and Associate Professor from 2011-2012.

2013 USCOTS Lifetime Achievement Award

Friday, May 17, 2013

The 2013 USCOTS lifetime Achievement Award in Statistics Education has been awarded to Christine Franklin!

This is a biennial award presented at the U.S. Conference on Teaching Statistics to an individual who, over an extended period of time, has made lasting contributions with broad impact to the field of statistics education, especially the teaching and learning of college-level statistics.

Christine Franklin and Rob Gould Article in The Huffington Post

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Christine Franklin and Dr. Rob Gould had an article regarding the increasing importance of statistics education published in the Huffington Post.  To read the article, click on the following link: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/christine-franklin/statistics-education_b_3273855.html