Please welcome visitors Prof. Chatterjee, Dr. Wang, and Mr. Matsushima to Purdue Statistics

08-28-2011

Tao Wang Kashinath Chatterjee

Tao Wang and Kashinath Chatterjee

We are pleased to welcome Professor Kashinath Chatterjee, Dr. Tao Wang, and Mr. Shin Matsushima as visitors of Purdue Statistics this semester.

Professor Kashinath Chatterjee is on sabbatical from Visva-Bharati University, West Bengal, India where he is Professor and Head of Statistics. While visiting (August 15, 2011-January 1, 2012) Purdue Statistics he will teach STAT 501. Professor Chatterjee is a classmate of Professor DasGupta. He will reside in MATH 510 for the duration of his visit.

Mr. Tao Wang will be visiting the department for the semester (August 15, 2011-January 1, 2012) as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Statistics. Dr. Wang is a Computer Scientist, and joins us from a postdoctoral position in Computer Science, Purdue University. She will be teaching STAT 511 this semester and will reside in HAAS 176.

Mr. Shin Matsushima is a Ph.D. student from the Department of Mathematical Informatics, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, University of Tokyo. The title of his current working project is "Online Aggressive Update for Prediction Problems in Natural Language Processing." At the University of Tokyo, he is supervised by Professor H. Nakagawa. Mr. Matsushima will arrive September 1, 2011 (until May 15, 2012) to work in the research group of Professor Vishwanathan. He will reside in HAAS 175.

Please help make our visitors welcome, and feel free to stop by their offices to introduce yourself.

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