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– PhD student Yiming Zhang received 1st place award (Spiegelman Award) of the 2021 TSIG Student Paper Competition.

Yiming Zhang has won the 1st place award (Spiegelman Award) of the 2021 Transportation Statistics Interest Group (TSIG) of the ASA Student Paper Competition.
His paper is entitled “Bayesian Criterion-based Assessments of Recurrent Event Models with Applications to Commercial Truck Driver Behavior Studies” co-authored with Feng Guo and Ming-Hui Chen.

Congratulations Yiming!

– PhD student Elizabeth Gibbs has been named a James A. Hickman Scholar by The Society of Actuaries for 2021-2022 academic year.

PhD student Elizabeth Gibbs has been named a James A. Hickman Scholar by The Society of Actuaries for 2021-2022 academic year.

The Society of Actuaries Names 2021—2022 James C. Hickman Scholars

Schaumburg, IL (May 14) – The Society of Actuaries (SOA) announced four new SOA James C. Hickman Scholars. Each recipient will receive a $20,000 stipend for the 2021—2022 academic year. The program provides stipends to doctoral candidates who will, through their studies and careers, address research and education needs of the actuarial profession.

For more details, please check https://www.soa.org/resources/announcements/press-releases/2021/hickmans-scholar/

Congratulations Elizabeth!

– Prof. Dipak Dey is the winner of the 2021 Faculty Mentoring of Faculty Award.

Prof. Dipak Dey is the winner of the 2021 Faculty Mentoring of Faculty Award.

The Faculty Mentoring Awards will recognize faculty who demonstrate exemplary support, encouragement, and the creation of opportunities to enrich the learning and professional development of others. Awards will be given in three categories each year: mentoring of faculty, mentoring of graduate students, and mentoring of undergraduate students.

Congratulations!

For more information please refer to: https://clas.uconn.edu/faculty-staff/awards/

– The Department of Statistics is proud to announce the following students have been accepted into the University of Connecticut Phi Beta Kappa Chapter.

The Department of Statistics is proud to announce the following students have been accepted into the University of Connecticut Phi Beta Kappa Chapter.

Rujue Du, Aidan Garrity, Ryan Grossman, Georgia Kasperowicz, Anusha Kumar, Dan Meskill, Nigel Mills, Ziheng Wang and Xinyi Zhang

Congratulations on this prestigious honor!

Watch virtual ceremony here