Congratulations Mark Werner & Liang Liu!

Thursday, February 18, 2016

The Department of Statistics congratulates Mark Werner on his promotion to Senior Lecturer and Liang Liu on his promotion to Associate Professor with tenure! We are so happy to have these two distinguished academics represent our department. 

Congratulations again! 

Pengsheng Ji Receives the M.G. Michael Award for Research

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Congrats to Pengsheng for his recognition of excellence in research! 

We are so proud of you! 

Kim Gilbert Receives the Sandy Beaver Excellence in Teaching Award

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Congrats to Kim Gilbert on her recognition and award! These awards for excellence in teaching annually honor outstanding faculty in the Franklin College who have shown a sustained commitment to high-quality instruction.

We are so proud of you! 

Congratulations to Sha Cao!!!!

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Sha Cao, a PhD student in Statistics, working in Bioinformatics won the very competitive and prestigious Grimes Family Distinguished Graduate Fellowship in Natural Sciences. 

The Grimes Fellowship provides academic year support to a graduate student in Franklin College majoring in the Natural Sciences working on the area of cancer research. The applicant should be in good academic standing, have innovative ideas, a strong work ethic and a creative mind.

Congratulations, Sha, for this great recognition!  

Analytics Shootout Winners!

Wednesday, October 28, 2015


Two teams of students from the Department of Statistics placed in the top three teams in the SAS Analytics Shootout. It was announced Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at the SAS Analytics 2015 Conference in Las Vegas that the UGA Department of Statistic’s two teams placed first and third. First place went to Fei Liu (Captain), Lina Liao, and Wenbo Wu who were advised by TN Sriram. Third place went to Hao Tong (Captain), Anzhi Li, Richard Ross, Yan Wang, and Guohui Zhao who were advised by Jaxk Reeves. We want to wish them all a huge congratulations on their accomplishments! The University of Georgia’s Department of Statistics is lucky to have you all on our team.

Congratulations again to all involved!