Recent Statistics News

Congratulations 2017 Spring Award Winners!
05/16/2017
The Department of Statistics extends congratulations to the faculty, staff, and student award winners for the 2016-2017 academic year. The awards program was held on April 19, 2017, in the Lawson Commons.

Sandra Hansen receives 2017 Bruce Helfert Memorial Award
05/15/2017
Sandra Hansen receives Bruce Helfert Memorial Award

Department of Statistics Sponsors 16th Annual Black Graduate Student Association Awards Banquet
05/02/2017
Department of Statistics Sponsors 16th Annual Black Graduate Student Association Awards Banquet

Two Statistics Juniors Part of Winning "Bracket Genius" team on ESPN
04/11/2017
Two Statistics juniors were recently on the winning team for ESPN's "Bracket Genius".

Peter Boyd wins G. A. Ross Award
04/06/2017
Senior Peter Boyd wins G. A. Ross award

Dongchu Sun Named Distinguished Science Alumnus for 2017
04/05/2017
Dongchu Sun Named Distinguished Science Alumnus for 2017

Mark Daniel Ward Teaches Big Data Analysis Using New Version of ITaP’s Scholar Cluster
03/01/2017
Professor teaches big data analysis using new, interactive version of ITaP’s Scholar cluster.

Kelly-Ann Dixon Hamil Wins 2016 Graduate School Excellence in Teaching Award
11/21/2016
Kelly-Ann Dixon Hamil Wins 2016 Graduate School Excellence in Teaching Award

Professor Stanley Chan Wins Best Paper Award at IEEE International Conference
10/07/2016
Professor Stanley Chan Wins Best Paper Award at IEEE International Conference on Image Processing

Mark Daniel Ward Featured Article on Peer to Peer Mentoring
10/06/2016
Professor Mark Daniel Ward's Featured Article about Peer to Peer Mentoring in Amstat News

2016 Statistics and Actuarial Science Outstanding Alumni
09/24/2016
Paul Schultz awarded 2016 Actuarial Science Outstanding Alumni and Carol Jobusch awarded 2015 Statistics Outstanding Alumni.

Ellen Gundlach wins 2016 Celebration of Excellence in Teaching Award
09/09/2016
Ellen Gundlach wins 2016 Celebration of Excellence in Teaching Award

Ellen Gundlach wins Best Paper Award at 2016 JSM
08/12/2016
Ellen Gundlach wins Jackie Dietz Best Paper Award at 2016 JSM

Professor Ward Named Most Outstanding Faculty
08/08/2016
Professor Mark Daniel Ward was named Most Outstanding Faculty at the 2016 Favorite Faculty Reception.

We're Using a Common Statistical Test All Wrong. Statisticians Want to Fix That
03/11/2016
The ASA has released six principles for the correct usage of p-values.

3rd Lake Michigan Workshop on Combinatorics and Graph Theory
01/21/2016
Organized by Edinah Gnang of the Department of Mathematics and Mark Daniel Ward of the Department of Statistics, Purdue University will hold the 3rd Lake Michigan Workshop on Combinatorics and Graph Theory.

Announcing the Regina and Norman F. Carroll Scholarship and Research Awards
01/12/2016
We are pleased to announce the Regina and Norman F. Carroll (Col. USAF) Scholarship and Research Awards in honor of the parents of our alum, Professor Raymond J. Carroll.

Professor Rebecca W. Doerge Appointed President's Fellow for Big Data and Simulation
12/08/2015
Congratulations to Rebecca on her influential appointment driving the direction of Big Data at Purdue University.

Ph.D. Student Yixuan Qiu wins Third Place at ICSA Midwest Chapter Meeting's Poster Award
11/13/2015
Congratulations to Ph.D. student Yixuan Qiu (advisors Dr. Lingsong Zhang and Dr. Xiao Wang), who was recently awarded the third place prize for the student poster competition at the International Chinese Statistical Association (ICSA) Midwest Chapter meeting for his poster titled Semi-Bayes Problems and Methods.

Dr. Min Zhang Awarded NIH Grant
11/09/2015
Congratulations to Dr. Min Zhang for her successful application and award from the NIH!

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