Two of our former students became elected ASA Fellows at JSM 2012 in San Diego. Susmita Datta (on the left) of the University of Louisville, and Sanjay Shete (on the right) of the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. For more information, see http://www.prweb.com/releases/2012/5/prweb9494097.htm.
Undergraduate and graduate students and young researchers (degree in or after 2006) can apply for partial support from the organizers by submitting the information requested on this page. Females and members of other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Decisions about support will be made by August 26th and participants will be notified by email. This form is now closed.
Lily Wang was invited by the ASA Director of Science Policy, Steve Pierson, to present at the CNSF meeting on Capitol Hill to highlight the importance of NSF research funding. The full article, which was published in the July 2012 issue of Amstat News, can be read by clicking here.
Congratulations to Dr. T. N. Sriram for receiving the UGA Summer 2012 Innovative Instruction Faculty Grant for the project titled "Statistical Analysis for Business-An Online Course."
Our graduate students, Andrew Brown, Guannan Wang, Wenhui Sheng, and Yuan Xue, received student travel awards to attend the SRCOS 2012 Summer Research Conference. In addition, Wenhui, received a second prize for her poster at the conference. Congratulations!
Michael and his wife welcomed a baby girl, Evangeline, on June 26, 2011.
“I recently left Equifax after a 15 year career and became the Principal Statistician at Ultimate Software, a Human Capital Management software company (which is ranked as the #25 company to work for in Fortune's Top 100 Places To Work). At Ultimate Software, I am in the process of starting up a predictive analytics function and department.”
“I continue to work as an environmental consultant and owner of Coastal Environmental Consulting Services and Principal Ecologist with Environmental Planning Specialist, Inc., Atlanta, Ga. My statistics background comes in handy with every project! I live on my farm near Dublin, Ga., and enjoy days of leisure every chance I get.”
John H (Jack) Schuenemeyer, UGS PhD Statistics, 1975, has been named Distinguished Lecturer for 2012 by the International Association for Mathematical Geosciences (IAMG). Anyone interested in having Jack make a presentation should contact the IAMG website (www.iamg.org) for possible topics and details. As distinguished lecturer, Jack has given talks at the University of Geosciences in Beijing, the Sandia National Laboratories, and the University of Ottawa. Jack is professor emeritus, University of Delaware and is currently president of Southwest Statistical Consulting, LLC.
Manoj is currently enrolled at Georgia State University pursuing a master's degree in Public Health.