Alumnus Appointed Barnhart Family Distinguished Professor at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Congratulations to Dr. Sanjay Shete for being appointed the Barnhart Family Distinguished Professor at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center effective June 1, 2014.  Dr. Shete obtained his Ph.D. in Statistics under the guidance of Dr. T.N. Sriram in 1998.  According to Dr. Sriram, Dr. Shete has been "scaling new heights for some years now...Sanjay really makes us all proud."

Student Evaluations: Request to Add Name to Course

If you are able to log in to the Franklin Evaluations System, but are unable to locate the correct Statistics course, you will need to complete the below information so that department staff may manually add your information to the Evaluations System.  If you have the same issue with multiple Statistics courses, you must submit a separate request for each course.

The Department of Statistics can only address issues with Statistics courses in the Franklin Evaluations System.

Nicole Lazar to be Published in "The Best Writing on Mathematics"

"The Best Writing on Mathematics" is published annually by Princeton University Press.  Nicole Lazar's column "The Arts - Digitized, Quantified, and Analyzed," was originally published in CHANCE Magazine and will be published in the 2014 edition of “The Best Writing on Mathematics” which is expected to be released later this year.  According to the Princeton University Press, “this annual anthology brings together the year’s finest mathematics writing from around the world.”  Congratulati

Department Alumnus Receives NSF Career Award

A former student of the Department of Statistics, Ming-Hung (Jason) Kao recently received an NSF CAREER Award.  According to the National Science Foundation website, this award is given to junior faculty who “…exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations.”  Jason graduated from the University of Georgia in 2009 under the supervision of Professor Abhyuday Mandal and Professor John Stufken with a dissertation entitled “Optimal Experimental Desi