We are very saddened to announce that George McCabe has passed away.
We are delighted to announce that Associate Professor Anindya Bhadra is a winner of the Young Statistical Scientist Award (YSSA) in the category “Statistical Applications,” given by the International Indian Statistical Association (IISA) for the year 2021.
William S. Cleveland, Shanti S. Gupta Distinguished Professor of Statistics, received an Honorary Doctorate from Hasselt University, Belgium.
Sagar wins award for his paper “Precision matrix estimation under the horseshoe-like prior–penalty dual,” co-authored with collaborators Sayantan Banerjee, Jyotishka Datta, and Anindya Bhadra.
On July 13 - 15, 2021, the Department of Statistics and the Krannert School of Management co-hosted the inaugural Purdue Krannert-Statistics Machine Learning and Causal Inference Boot Camp. This event was co-organized by Dr. Mohammad Rahman, Dr. Vinayak Rao, and Dr. Arman Sabbaghi, with 30 in-person attendees and over 300 online attendees registered.
The theme of this year's Distinguished Theme Seminar Series is Causal Inference. We are excited about this year's schedule and we hope you'll join us!