Myrto Distinguished Lectureship & Lagakos Alumni Award NOMINATIONS DUE – July 15

  Each year the lectureship is awarded to a promising statistician who has made contributions to either collaborative or methodologic research in the applications of statistical methods to biology or … Continue reading “Myrto Distinguished Lectureship & Lagakos Alumni Award NOMINATIONS DUE – July 15”

Postdoc Tian Gu Receives HDSI Funding

Congratulations to postdoc Tian Gu, who recently awarded the  2022 Postdoctoral Fellow Research Fund from the Harvard Data Science Initiative (HDSI). The fund  incentivizes and supports cross-disciplinary collaboration between data scientists at the postdoctoral … Continue reading “Postdoc Tian Gu Receives HDSI Funding”

Rui Duan Receives Google Research Scholar Award

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Rui Duan, who received a 2022 Google Research Scholar Award in Health Research for her project, “Targeting Underrepresented Populations in Precision Medicine via Federated Transfer Learning.” The Research Scholar … Continue reading “Rui Duan Receives Google Research Scholar Award”

Xihao Li ASA Interview

After being a winner in the Student Paper Award Competition for the 2022 ASA Section on Statistics in Genomics and Genetics for his paper “Powerful, scalable and resource-efficient meta-analysis of … Continue reading “Xihao Li ASA Interview”

Alumnus Kevin Cummiskey Promoted at West Point

Congratulations to alumnus Colonel Kevin Cummiskey, PhD  ’18 who has been awarded the academic promotion to Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. The … Continue reading “Alumnus Kevin Cummiskey Promoted at West Point”

McGoldrick Fellow Sikhulile Moyo Named to TIME100 List of the Most Influential People in the World

McGoldrick Fellow, Dr.  Sikhulile  Moyo, has been named to TIME’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2022! Dr. Moyo is the Research Laboratory Director at the Botswana Harvard AIDS Institute … Continue reading “McGoldrick Fellow Sikhulile Moyo Named to TIME100 List of the Most Influential People in the World”

Rachel Nethery Receives Climate Change Solutions Fund Award

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Rachel Nethery, whose research on “Characterizing Wildfire Smoke Health Impacts and Identifying Vulnerable Populations: A 10-year Study of the Western U.S.” was one of the winning … Continue reading “Rachel Nethery Receives Climate Change Solutions Fund Award”

Shuting Shen Wins ICSA Student Paper Award

Congratulations to doctoral student Shuting Shen who has won the Student Paper Award of the 2022 ICSA Applied Statistics Symposium for her paper on “Fast Distributed Principal Component Analysis for Large-Scale Federated Data.”The … Continue reading “Shuting Shen Wins ICSA Student Paper Award”

Congratulations to the 2022 ASA Fellows!

This year, the the American Statistical Association (ASA) has bestowed its prestigious distinction of Fellow on 48 members for their professional contributions, leadership, and commitment to the field of statistical science.We are … Continue reading “Congratulations to the 2022 ASA Fellows!”

Xihong Lin to Receive Zelen Award and Deliver Lecture – 5/5

Described by colleagues as “a force of nature”, “a major star”, and “one of the most influential statistical scientists of our time”, Dr. Xihong Lin has distinguished herself as a world leader … Continue reading “Xihong Lin to Receive Zelen Award and Deliver Lecture – 5/5”