Beginning August 2008, Chris Franklin will hold the rank of Senior Lecturer. Congratulations with this promotion Chris!
Starting in August of 2008, Nicole Lazar will hold the rank of Full Professor. We congratulate Nicole with this highly deserved promotion.
Congratulations to Lynne Billard for winning the 2008 Elizabeth L. Scott Award from the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies. This award, given every other year to only one winner, recognizes exemplary efforts to further the careers of women in academia.
Replacing Jesse will be Jimmy Cretney who is promoted to the IT Manager position. Jimmy has also been with us for several years, and we welcome his continued skill and familiarity with our department. Congratulations Jimmy!
This July, Jesse Bowling left our department as IT Manager to take a position over in EITS. Jesse was with us for many years, and was a valuable asset to our department. His skills and light-hearted disposition will be missed. We also wish him the best with his new marriage!
We are happy to report that Chris Franklin has been selected to enter the UGA Teaching Academy with the class of 2008. Congratulations!
We are proud to report that Graduate Student Qin Wang has been selected to receive an Institute of Mathematical Statistics Laha Travel Award to attend the 2009 Joint Statistical Meetings/IMS annual meeting. Congratulations Qin!
Congratulations to our three undergraduate students, Aileen Thomas, Shelina Ramnarine, and Neeraj Sriram who participated in the CURO Symposium this April.
We are extremely happy with Gauri Datta's election to the Fellowship in the Institute of Mathematical Statistics! This is a well deserved honor for his outstanding research and contributions to the profession. The presentation took place at the IMS Presidential Address at the Joint Statistical Meetings in Washington, DC. Congratulations Gauri!
We are truly delighted to learn that T.N. Sriram has been elected a 2009 Fellow of the American Statistical Association. This wonderful recognition is a reflection of his outstanding research and dedication to the profession. The award ceremony took place at the 2009 JSM in Washington, DC on August 3rd. Congratulations T.N.!