Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Abhyuday Mandal has been recognized for the second time for his superior teaching at UGA. He was one of the five finalists from the Franklin College for an Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award. He was recognized at a Faculty Recognition Banquet organized by the Provost's office on April 16, 2018.

Saturday, March 24, 2018


UGA Statistics students attened the ASA Travel Course on “An Introduction to the Analysis of Incomplete Data” taught by Professor Ofer Harel, University of Connecticut on March 24, 2018, at Georgia Tech. This event is sponsored by the Georgia Chapter of the American Statistical Association.


Monday, March 5, 2018

Congratulations to Suchi Goyal

Suchi Goyal received a special scholarship from the University of California, Los Angeles, Department of Statistics, where she was recently admitted into the doctoral program starting Fall 2018. She looks forward to pursuing her PhD in statistics and is particularly interested in the analysis of multidimensional data sets and identification of causational relationships. Congratulations, Suchi!

(updated 3/5/18)

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Dr. Pengsheng Ji Published a Discussion Paper on Statistician Coauthorship and Citation Networks in the Annals of Applied Statistics.This 2016 paper exposes interesting patterns, trends and communities in the field of statistics, using the new data set covering 3400 papers published in four of the top journals in statistics from 2003 to 2012. Professor Bernard Silverman from University of Oxford writes an illuminating introduction; researchers from Harvard, Yale, Univ. of Chicago, Univ. of California and Microsoft Research have inspiring comments. The paper was presented in the AOAS Invited Lecture the Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) 2016 in Chicago. Looking forward to the next stage of research for 70,000 papers from the last 40 years!

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

For the third year in a row, student groups from the Department of Statistics have earned high recognition at the SAS Analytics Shootout. This year, a team captained by Rich Ross and advised by Dr. Dan Hall has placed in the top three and is still in the running for first place. A second team, captained by XianYan Chen and advised by Dr. Jaxk Reeves earned an Honorable Mention. We are so proud of all who participated in the competition and congratulate them for their outstanding performance! The final results will be announced during the SAS Analytics Experience 2016, in September of this year. 

Team Rosters Include:

Rich Ross (Captain), Yaotong Cai, Chunla He, Shiyu Ye, and Wenhao Pan. Advised by Dr. Dan Hall.

XianYan Chen (Captain), Yan Du, Xiaodong Jiang, Huizhe Jin, Yang Song, Weifeng Wang, Yan Wang, and Wei Zhang. Advised by Dr. Jaxk Reeves. 

Please join the department in congratulating these outstanding students and professors!