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– Alumnus Sujit K. Ghosh (PhD, 1996) elected President of the International Indian Statistical Association

Professor Sujit K. Ghosh, NC State University – who received his Ph.D. in 1996 at the University of Connecticut – has being elected President of the International Indian Statistical Association.

– Alumnus Sujit K. Ghosh (PhD, 1996) Wins 2016 Hind Rattan Award

A department alumnus, Professor Sujit K. Ghosh of North Carolina State University, has being selected for the prestigious 2016 Hind Rattan Award given by the NRI Welfare Society of India. Professor Ghosh graduated in 1996.

The Hind Rattan (Hindi phrase translated to English as “Jewel of India”) is one of the highest Indian diasporic awards granted annually to non-resident Indian citizens (NRIs) by the NRI Welfare Society of India, an organization under the umbrella of the Government of India. The award is granted at the Society’s annual congress, held in conjunction with national Pravasi Bharatiya Divas celebrations. The award ceremony is attended by senior members of the Government of India and of the Supreme Court of India.

– Feng Guo (Ph. D. 2007) Publishes Top 100 Article

Our alumnus, Feng Guo (Ph. D. 2007), publishes a top 100 article to receive attention online according to Altmetric.

http://www.stat.vt.edu/news/Articles/2015-01-08-Feng-Guo-top-100-article.html

– Alumnus Sudipto Banerjee (Ph.D. 2000) Recognized for Influential Work in Biostatistics

Professor Sudipto Banerjee, our Ph. D. graduate in 2000, has been recognized as one of the most influential professors in public health in the area of Biostatistics. He is currently the Professor & Chair of Biostatistics at UCLA was and formerly a professor at the University of Minnesota.

– Alumnus Deepak K. Agarwal (Ph.D. 2001) Recognized by the ASA

AmerStatAssnDr. Deepak K. Agarwal, Director of Engineering at LinkedIn and our Ph.D. graduate in 2001, has been Elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association.

– UConn Alumni Dinner at 2014 JSM

uconn_sealUConn’s Department of Statistics in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences invites you to a reunion dinner in conjunction with the 2014 Joint Statistical Meetings in Boston, MA on Sunday, August 3rd.  See the accompanying link for more information. The registration deadline is July 30.

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