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Researchers harness ‘big data’ to see the big picture on lakes, nutrient cycles

Two Penn State researchers will play a key role in a multi-university study of the contribution that U.S. lakes make to global nutrient cycles, funded by a $4.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation

Biological Data Analysis: The Right Way

Course Directors: Drs Istvan Albert, Naomi Altman, Anton Nekrutenko and Cooduvalli Shashikant

Faculty and Students recognized at 2016 JSM for their outstanding contributions.

Jim Rosenberger, Jogesh Babu, Francesca Chiaromonte, Murali Haran and Dennis Lin were recognized for their outstanding contributions at this year's JSM conference, along with students Joshua Snoke and Kevin Lee.

Francesca Chiaromonte, Murali Haran and Wayne DeSarbo Honored as New ASA Fellows

Three Penn State Faculty members named Fellows of the American Statistical Association.

Dennis Lin receives SPES Award

Dennis Lin receives the 2016 ASA's Statistics in Physical Engineering Sciences (SPES) Award.

International Astrostatistics Association released list of first award recipients.

Jogesh Babu is among the first of only 12 fellows of this organization. He is joined by Eric Feigelson, affiliated faculty member of our department.

SAMSI Poised to Help Hone Gravitational Wave Astronomy, Astronomers' New Sense

SAMSI is poised to help astronomers hone their new sense. In November 2014, SAMSI sought input from the astronomical community for a year-long program that would gather astronomers, statisticians, and applied mathematicians to address challenging interdisciplinary problems in astronomy. Led by statistician G. Jogesh Babu (Penn. State University), a team of scientists identified a set of timely and compelling research directions, under the overarching and overlapping themes of time-domain astronomy and survey-based astronomy.

Joshua Snoke and coauthors win student paper competition

The competition, sponsored jointly by the Social Statistics Section (SSS), the Government Statistics Section(GSS) and and the Survey Research Methods Section (SRMS) for their paper entitled "General and Specific Utility Measures for Synthetic Data”.

2015 Fellows of the American Statistical Association

Penn State will be well represented in the 2015 Class of Fellows of the American Statistical Association, with three PSU faculty listed.

 Murali Haran receives Abdel El-Shaarawi Young Researcher Award

Murali Haran receives Abdel El-Shaarawi Young Researcher Award

This prestigious award recognizes and honors outstanding contributions to the field of environmetrics.

Some coral-algae combos can handle climate change

For some time, scientists have known that certain combinations of coral and algal species were more tolerant to temperature extremes than others, and therefore more likely to survive in the changing conditions predicted for the future.

Jogesh Babu has been admitted as a member of the International Astronomical Union

The International Astronomical Union (IAU) was founded in 1919. Its mission is to promote and safeguard the science of astronomy in all its aspects through international cooperation. Its individual members — structured into Divisions, Commissions, and Working Groups — are professional astronomers from all over the world, at the Ph.D. level and beyond, who are active in professional research and education in astronomy.

Join the Stat Department Shiny Apps Pilot Program

The purpose of this pilot is to evaluate the potential of a Shiny Server to positively impact the teaching and learning experience at Penn State. Students, faculty, and staff from the Department of Statistics are invited to participate.

2015 Fellows of the American Statistical Association

Penn State will be well represented in the 2015 Class of Fellows of the American Statistical Association, with three PSU faculty listed.

Kevin Lee wins Academic Computing Fellowship

In 1987, Penn State established an innovative fellowship program in computing applications. The program is for doctoral students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents and have a background and strong interest in computing applications within their disciplines.

Meridith Bartley awarded honorable mention for Gertrude M. Cox Scholarship

The Gertrude M. Cox Scholarship was established in 1989 to encourage more women to enter statistically oriented professions.

Kari Lock-Morgan named 2015 Tombros Fellow

The Tombros Fellows Program is intended to encourage and foster the development and implementation of innovative teaching methodologies, assessment techniques, and new courses in the Eberly College of Science.

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