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Student Awards

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Annual Statistics Department Awards for Student Achievement

2017

Best Performance in Probability Lijang Geng
Gottfried Noether Award for Mathematical Statistics Jieying Jiao, Yan Li
Department of Statistics Service Award Yeongjin Gwon, Hao Li, & Wenjie Wang
H. Fairfield Smith and Dolores S. Smith Award for Excellence in Applied Statistics Qingyang Liu & Yulia Sidi
Best Performance in Inference Yang Li

2016

2015-2016studentawardees

(pictured left to right), Professor Chen, Greg Vaughan, Prof. Kuo, Yang LiuYishu Xue,    Chen Zhang, Hao Li, Prof. Mukhopadhyay,    Lijiang Geng, Prof. Yan, Fan Zhang.

H. Fairfield Smith Award for Applied Statistics Yishu Xue & Yichen Zhou
Gottfried Noether Award for Mathematical Statistics Lijiang Geng
Probability Sequence Award Yang Liu
Appreciation for Outstanding Service Greg Vaughan
Best Performance in Inference Hao Li
Best Performance in Biostatistics  Chen Zhang

2015

H. Fairfield Smith Award for Applied Statistics Chen Zhang
Gottfried Noether Award for Mathematical Statistics Peitao Wu
Probability Sequence Award Fan Zhang
Teaching Award Greg Vaughan
Appreciation for Outstanding Service Hee-Koung Joeng & Dooti Roy
Mark of Excellence Award Hao Li

2014

H. Fairfield Smith Award for Applied Statistics Fan Zhang & Hao Li
Gottfried Noether Award for Mathematical Statistics Fan Zhang
Probability Sequence Award Zhuo Wang & Jing Wu
Best Performance in Statistical Inference Ved Deshpande
Teaching Award Paul McLaughlin
Appreciation for Outstanding Service Ved Despande & Dooti Roy

2013

H. Fairfield Smith Award for Applied Statistics Ved Deshpande
Gottfried Noether Award for Mathematical Statistics Ved Deshpande & Jing Wu
Probability Sequence Award Yujing Jiang & Bo Zhao
Best Performance in Statistical Inference Volodymyr Serhiyenko
Teaching Award Swarnali Banerjee
Appreciation for Outstanding Service Danjie Zhang

2012

H. Fairfield Smith Award for Applied Statistics Zhuo Wang
Gottfried Noether Award for Mathematical Statistics Gyuhyeong Goh
Probability Sequence Award Swarnali Banerjee

2011

H. Fairfield Smith Award for Applied Statistics Hee-Koung Jeong
Gottfried Noether Award for Mathematical Statistics Volodymyr Serhiyenko
Probability Sequence Award Sankha Perera
Best Performance in Statistical Inference Swarnali Banerjee

2010

Probability Sequence Award Hongwei Shang & Xun Jiang
Best Performance in Statistical Inference Yuanye Zhang
Teaching Award Marcos Prates & Jeffrey Stratton
Appreciation for Outstanding Service Jeffrey Stratton
Department Service Award Jeffrey Stratton

2009

H. Fairfield Smith Award for Applied Statistics Hongwei Shang
Gottfried Noether Award for Mathematical Statistics Hongwei Shang

2008

H. Fairfield Smith Award for Applied Statistics Xiaojing Wang & Debanjan Bhattacharya
Gottfried Noether Award for Mathematical Statistics Xiaojing Wang
Probability Sequence Award Miaomiao Ge
Best Performance in Statistical Inference Sylvie Tchmtchoua

2007

H. Fairfield Smith Award for Applied Statistics Sandra Hurtado Rua
Gottfried Noether Award for Mathematical Statistics Miamiao Ge
Probability Sequence Award Xia Wang
Best Performance in Statistical Inference Patrick Joyce
Appreciation for Outstanding Service Rohini Sen

2006

H. Fairfield Smith Award for Applied Statistics Jeffrey Stratton
Gottfried Noether Award for Mathematical Statistics Yuchen Gu
Best Performance in Statistical Inference Wangang Xie

2005

H. Fairfield Smith Award for Applied Statistics Wangang Xie
Gottfried Noether Award for Mathematical Statistics Patrick Joyce
Probability Sequence Award Elijah Gaioni
Best Performance in Statistical Inference Pengfei Li & Samiran Ghosh
Appreciation for Outstanding Service Ulysses Diva

2004

H. Fairfield Smith Award for Applied Statistics Elijah Gaioni
Gottfried Noether Award for Mathematical Statistics Elijah Gaioni
Probability Sequence Award Zoe Oemcke
Best Performance in Statistical Inference Samiran Ghosh
Appreciation for Outstanding Service William Pepe

2003

H. Fairfield Smith Award for Applied Statistics Jiejing Qiu
Gottfried Noether Award for Mathematical Statistics Feng Guo
Best Performance in Statistical Inference Seongho Song

2002

H. Fairfield Smith Award for Applied Statistics Zoe Oemcke
Gottfried Noether Award for Mathematical Statistics Seongho Song

2001

H. Fairfield Smith Award for Applied Statistics Shanshan Wu
Gottfried Noether Award for Mathematical Statistics Hai Xu

2000

Junfeng Liu Ved Deshpande
Gottfried Noether Award for Mathematical Statistics Prashni Paliwal
Probability Sequence Award Junfeng Liu

1999

H. Fairfield Smith Award for Applied Statistics Chun-Chen Pai
Gottfried Noether Award for Mathematical Statistics Patrick Wang
Teaching Award Gregory Cicconetti

1998

H. Fairfield Smith Award for Applied Statistics Guangyong Zou
Gottfried Noether Award for Mathematical Statistics Yu Wu
Probability Sequence Award Yu Wu & Biao Chen
Best Performance in Statistical Inference Jun Ying
Teaching Award William T. Duggan
Appreciation for Outstanding Service T. Zhang

1997

H. Fairfield Smith Award for Applied Statistics Zhen Chen
Probability Sequence Award Keith Holler
Best Performance in Statistical Inference Sudipto Banerjee

1996

Gottfried Noether Award for Mathematical Statistics Fei Wang
Appreciation for Outstanding Service Mark Ecker & Malini Iyengar

1995

H. Fairfield Smith Award for Applied Statistics George Mangiero
Gottfried Noether Award for Mathematical Statistics Philip Castoro
Appreciation for Outstanding Service Marco Bonetti & Pantelis Vlachos

1994

H. Fairfield Smith Award for Applied Statistics Julie Bouffard
Gottfried Noether Award for Mathematical Statistics Helen Aslanidou

External Awards Received By Students

2017

 Phi Beta Kappa – Inductees Francisco Tomas Cifuentes Villarroel, Sarah Cynthia Crothers, Jessica Hope Lerner, Samuel Schick, and Emily Elizabeth Stiles
Mark of Excellence Award for Stellar Performance in the Ph.D. Qualifying Exam Yan Li, Qingyang Liu, & Cheng Zhang
Won an ACTNext Travel Award to attend and present at the 2017 International Meeting of the Psychometric Society in Zurich, Switzerland Yang Liu
Received travel awards for the 24 th Quality and Productivity Research Conference and Summer Institutes at the University of Washington Disheng Mao
Completed a summer internship at the Biostatistics and Computational Biology Branch, NIEHS, Research Triangle Park, NC Qian Meng
Won the Student Paper Award from the Mental Health Section of the American Statistical Association Gregory Vaughn
Won a IBM Student Paper Award at the 31 st New England Statistics Symposium Wenjie Wang

2016

ASA Undergraduate Datafest – Winners Daniel Brink ’16, Nicholas Illenberger ’17, Jiachen Liang ’16, and Peter Tallcouch ’16
The 10th ICSA International Conference Young Researcher Travel Award Yu-Bo Wang

2015

FTC DetectaRobo Analytics Challenge – Winners Ved Deshpande and M. Henry Linder
2015 IBM Student Paper Award Yu-Bo Wang

2014

UConn Center for Transportation and Livable Systems (CTLS) Award For Interdisciplinary Research Volodymyr Serhieyenko
First Place at the Applied Public Health Statistics (APHS) Student Research Competition at the 2014 APHA Annual Meeting Chantal Larose
Student Paper Award from Section on Bayesian Statistical Science Gyuhyeong Goh
Student Travel Award from APHA Chantal Larose
Best Student Paper Award from IMPS Abhisek Saha
Student Travel Award from International Psychometric Society Abhisek Saha
SHARE awardee Rajeshwari Majumdar
Travel Awards to QPRC and Nair’s conference Yaohua Zhang
ICSA student paper award Chongliang Luo

2013

Institute of Teaching and Learning – Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award Valerie Pare
Elected to UConn Phi Kappa Phi Jen Boyko & Ashok Chaurasia
ASA Biopharmaceutical Section Student Paper Award Danjie Zhang
International Conference on Health Policy Statistics – Student Travel Award Ashok Chaurasia
ISBA Student Travel Award (to present at MCMSki IV) Gyuhyeong Goh
2013 IBM Student Award at NESS Gyuhyeong Goh
Institute of Teaching and Learning’s 2013-2014 Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award Valerie Pare
ASA Biopharmaceutical Section Student Paper Award at the ICSA/ISBS 2013 Joint Conference Danjie Zhang
Macfarlane Fellowship and Matthew Goldstein Fund for Graduate Education in Statistics Award (summer fellowship) Dooti Roy
Young Presenters at Frontiers of Hierarchical Modeling in Observational Studies, Complex Surveys and Big Data: A Conference Honoring Professor Malay Ghosh Dooti Roy

2012

International Chinese Statistical Association (ICSA) Student Award (for the paper “Semiparametric Multivariate Accelerated Failure Time Model with Generalized Estimating Equations”) Steven Chiou
Co-Winner of the American Statistical Association Connecticut Chapter Mini-Conference poster competition Chantal Larose

2011

Best YSI Poster, ISI World Congress Karthik Bharath
Graduate Research Award – Uconn Center for Environmental Sciences and Engineering Xun Jiang
NSF Scholarship (to give a talk at Stochastic Processes and Applications (SPA) 2011 conference) Karthik Bharath
NSF Travel Award (to attend and present poster at 8th Workshop on Bayesian; Veracruz, Mexico 2011) Karthik Bharath
Best Paper Award at NESS Karthik Bharath
Student Travel Award to the 9th International Conference on Health Policy Statistics Ashok Chaurasia
Student Paper Award at the Joint Statistical Meetings from the Social Statistics, Government Statistics, and Survey Research Methods Section of the American Statistical Association Yung-wei Chen & Steven Chiou

2010

APHA Student Travel Award (For the 138th American Public Healthy Association Annual Meeting) Sandra Huartado-Rua
Graduate Awards of the Center for Environmental Science and Engineering Xun Jiang

2009

The Mitofsky Fellowship from the Uconn Roper Center Sylvie Tchumtchoua
Pfizer Global Research & Development Student Fellowship Program Miaomiao Ge
Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Award Sylvie Tchumtchoua
2009 Quality and Productivity Research Conference Scholarship Award Brien Aronov & Shan Hu
SAMSI Student Travel Award (for 2009 workshop in Space-time Analysis for Environmental Mapping, Epidemiology and Climate Change) Sandra Huartado-Rua
SAMSI Student Travel Award (for 2009 workshop in Space-time Analysis for Environmental Mapping, Epidemiology and Climate Change) Ran Liu
SAMSI Student Travel Award (for 2009 workshop in Space-time Analysis for Environmental Mapping, Epidemiology and Climate Change) Sylvie Tchumtchoua
Student Poster Award for “The Harmonic Mean Method Encourages Over-Partitioning in Bayesian Phylogenetics” Rui Wu
3rd Place at the Connecticut American Statistical Association Poster Competition Trevor Rak
Tied for Honorable Mention at the Connecticut American Statistical Association Poster Competition Owen Kileen, Brittany Artale & Jeffrey Hessler
Tied for Honorable Mention at the Connecticut American Statistical Association Poster Competition Christopher Livingston, Austin Thompson, & Joshua Fish

2008

Pfizer Global Research & Development Student Fellowship Program Wangang Xie
Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Award Sylive Tchumtchoua

2007

American Statistical Associate – “Stat Bowl” Winner Balaji Raman
American Statistical Associate – “Stat Bowl” Winner Sourish Das
Student Travel Award from the Section on Bayesian Statistical Science of the ASA Sourish Das
2nd Place in the Calculus Competition Sy Han (Steven) Chiou