NYC Open Data Case Studies from Introduction to Data Science at UConn

The STAT 5255/3255 class (Introduction to Data Science) is scheduled to present to the public on March 8, at 3:30 pm ET, as part of the NYC Open Data Week event. There will be four group presentations on two NYC Open data sets: NYC motor vehicle collisions and NYC Department of Buildings job applications. The event is virtual and free, please register here:

PhD student Jun Jin received an Honorable Mention for his 2022 student paper from the ASA Risk Analysis Section

Congratulations to the 2022 Section on Risk Analysis Student Paper Award Winners!

  • Winners:
    • Jiyang Wen, Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
    • Jackson Lautier, Department of Statistics, University of Connecticut
    • Jing Zhang, Department of Biostatistics and Data Science, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
  • Honorable Mention:
    • Jun Jin, Department of Statistics, University of Connecticut
    • Zhiwei Zhen, The University of Texas at Dallas

Winners will be presenting their work at this year’s Joint Statistical Meetings.

Michael Pennell
Publications Officer
Section on Risk Analysis

PhD student Jackson Lautier received a student award for the ASA Risk Analysis 2022 Student Paper Award competition

PhD student Jackson Lautier’s paper, “Modeling Time-to-Event Contingent Cash Flows: A Discrete-Time Survival Analysis Approach”, co-authored with Professor Vladimir Pozdnyakov and Professor Jun Yan, has been selected as a winner for the ASA Risk Analysis 2022 Student Paper Award competition. Congratulations!


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