The Department of Statistics and the Institute of Bioinformatics at the University of Georgia invite applications for a position at the assistant or associate professor level, starting August 2011. Applicants must have a demonstrated research interest in bioinformatics. The tenure home for the position is in the Department of Statistics. A Ph.D. in statistics or a related field is required.
These graduate students completed internships over the summer:
- Johnathan Dean, AXA Equitable, New York City, NY
- Jinae Lee, Vistakon, Jacksonville, FL
- Qin Wang, Vistakon, Jacksonville, FL
- Xiaoa Zhen, Vistakon, Jacksonville, FL
Susanta Tewari and Jien Chen won Dissertation Completion Awards for Academic Year 2007-2008.
Congratulations to our 2007 Student Award winners! They are: Yun Chen for Best Beginning Applied Student, Jia Xu for Best Beginning Theoretical Student, and Qin Wang for Best Senior Student.
Congratulations to Ming-Hung (Jason) Kao for being the recipient of one of the awards in the 2008 ASA Statistical Computing/Statistical Graphics Sections paper competition. The award is for the paper "Multi-objective Optimal Experimental Designs for Event-Related fMRI Studies," co-authored by Drs. Mandal, Lazar and Stufken, which will be presented by Jason at a special topic contributed session with the other winners at the 2008 Joint Statistical Meetings in Denver, Colorado, August 3-7, 2008.
Congratulations to Ashley Askew, Ozgu Issever and Qin Wang for receiving this year's Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award from the University. This award means that their teaching ranks in the top 10% of all TAs at the University!
Congratulations to our 2008 Student Award winners! They are: Jung Ae Lee for Best Beginning Applied Student, YiJie (Jerry) Xue for Best Beginning Theoretical Student, and Ming-Hung (Jason) Kao for Best Senior Student.
Ming-Hung (Jason) Kao has been awarded a James L. Carmon Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to a graduate student whose research reflects state-of-the-art utilization of computer and/or networking technology in the sciences or creative arts. The scholarship was established in memory of Dr. James L. Carmon, a UGA faculty member for 36 years, who helped advance computer research and development at the university.
Congratulations to Andy Bartlett, Nathan Lekahal, and Chris O'Neal for receiving this year's Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award from the University. This award means that their teaching ranks in the top 10% of all TAs at the University!
Effective in May of 2008, Julie Davis, Administrative Associate I, has started a new position within UGA as Data Management Specialist II. We are sorry to see Julie move on, but wish her the best of luck in the new position.