We congratulate Lily Wang for becoming an Elected Member of the International Statistical Institute.
Nicole Lazar has been selected to participate in the Writing Fellows Program in 2008/09. This program, which will be in its second year, is run by the Center for Teaching and Learning at UGA.
The Department of Statistics at the University of Georgia invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level, starting August 2011. Applicants must have a demonstrated research interest in statistics education. A Ph.D. degree in Statistics, Statistics Education, or a closely related field is required. Scholarly credentials must reflect a strong commitment to teaching at all levels. Successful applicants are expected to demonstrate potential to develop an active research program in statistical education.
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!