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03/06/2017
PhD student Justin Strait awarded the 3rd Place Prize for his oral presentation at the Hayes Graduate Student Research Forum in the Math and Physical Sciences category
02/20/2017

Statistics PhD students Abhijoy Saha and Justin Strait selected to give oral presentation at the Hayes Graduate Student Research Forum

Statistics Block O 01/30/2017

PhD students Abhijoy Saha and Michael Matthews receive JSM 2017 travel awards sponsored by the ASA Section on Bayesian Statistical Science and the ASA Survey Research Methods Section, respectively

01/05/2017

Congratulations to our Autumn graduates

12/14/2016

David Sivakoff’s advisee, Han Baek Yu (PhD Candidate in Mathematics), wins a Graduate School Presidential Fellowship

Yoonsuh Jung portrait 10/31/2016

Yoonsuh Jung (PhD 2010) wins the Journal of Nonparametric Statistics Best Paper Award

10/05/2016

Congratulations to our Spring and Summer graduates

10/05/2016

Open Positions: Tenure Track/Tenured Faculty

08/23/2016

Haikady Nagaraja given the International Indian Statistical Association’s 2016 Service Award

08/09/2016

Professor Shili Lin elected to serve a four-year term as President of the Caucus for Women in Statistics

08/09/2016

Swati Biswas (PhD '03) to receive the International Indian Statistical Association’s 2016 Young Investigator Award in the application category

07/26/2016

Elizabeth Petraglia (PhD ’15) appointed co-editor of the ASA Survey Research Methods Section’s newsletter

JSM 2016 Icon 07/08/2016

2016 JSM Statistics and Biostatistics Student Presentations

Photo of Dr. Craigmile 06/29/2016
Peter Craigmile named a Fellow of the American Statistical Association
06/28/2016

Board of Trustees approves Yoon Lee’s promotion to full professor

06/28/2016

SCS Director Chris Holloman discusses “Five Advanced Analytics Steps Every Business Leader Should Know”

Photo of Dr. Pavlicova 05/18/2016
Martina Pavlicova (PhD ’04) receives Columbia University’s Presidential Teaching Award
Datafest Logo 05/12/2016

DataFest recap featured on the ASC website

Photo of Dr. Ozturk. 05/06/2016

Omer Ozturk awarded the College of Arts and Sciences' Regional Campus Research and Creative Activity Award

05/02/2016

2016 Department of Statistics awards announced

Photo of Yi Lu. 05/02/2016

PhD student Yi Lu wins a 2016 ICSA Applied Statistics Symposium Student Travel Award

Photo of Andrew Landgraf 05/02/2016

Andrew Landgraf (PhD ’15), Battelle, receives prestigious IMS Travel Award to attend JSM 2016

03/29/2016

Open Position: Director of the Statistical Consulting Service

Photo of Dr. Lee 02/26/2016

Yoon Lee receives a courtesy faculty appointment in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Photo of Dr. Notz 01/10/2016

Bill Notz interviewed about the Powerball jackpot

Photo of Brittney Bailey 01/08/2016

Brittney Bailey, Biostatistics PhD student, won the ASA’s 2016 Lester R. Curtin Award

Photo of Dr. Peruggia 01/04/2016
Mario Peruggia named an editor of Bayesian Analysis
Photo of Sir Adrian Smith 12/28/2015

Sir Adrian Smith receives honorary degree from Ohio State

12/22/2015

Congratulations to our Autumn Graduates

12/18/2015

Danel Draguljić (PhD '10) and Angela Dean, with coauthors David Woods, Susan Lewis and Anna-Jane Vine, awarded the 2015 Jack Youden Prize for Best Expository Paper in Technometrics in 2014

Photo of Dr. MacEachern 11/10/2015

Steve MacEachern interviewed on NPR about Patriots' coin toss wins

Photo of Dr. Baker 11/04/2015

Jonathan Baker discusses using Top Hat in undergraduate statistics courses

10/16/2015

Four tenured/tenure-track faculty positions available

09/22/2015

Hang Joon Kim (PhD ’12) receives a Career Development Award from the Korean International Statistical Society

Photo of Ju Hee Lee 09/22/2015

JSM press release features Juhee Lee's (PhD ’10) research

Photo of Dr. Baker 09/11/2015
Jonathan Baker featured in Ohio State Alumni Spotlight article
09/08/2015

Oksana Chkrebtii’s research featured in the Columbus Dispatch

09/02/2015

Congratulations to our Summer Graduates

09/01/2015
Shili Lin receives NIH funding for "Omics Analysis of Three-Dimensional Transcriptional Regulation"
Photo of Weiyi Xie 09/01/2015
PhD student Weiyi Xie received a 2nd place prize in the 2015 JSM Statistical Significance Poster Competition
Photo of Dr. Calder 08/31/2015
Kate Calder appointed an associate director of the Mathematical Biosciences Institute
08/26/2015

Two new NSF grants awarded to Statistics faculty

08/26/2015

Soma Roy (PhD ‘08 ) appointed Editor of the Journal of Statistics Education

08/07/2015

Data Analytics major featured in Amstat News

07/24/2015

2015 JSM Statistics and Biostatistics Presentations

Photo of Dr. Everson 07/23/2015

Michelle Everson to chair the ASA's GAISE committee

Photo of Dr. Ozturk 07/09/2015

Omer Ozturk invited to serve as a "Summer at Census" Scholar

07/09/2015

Steve MacEachern appointed department chair

06/26/2015

Qing Liu (PhD ’06) to be Chair-Elect of the ASA’s Section on Statistics and Marketing

06/11/2015

Board of Trustees approves faculty promotions: Kate Calder (full professor), Peter Craigmile (full professor), and Asuman Turkmen (associate professor with tenure)

06/10/2015

2015 Alumni and Friends Breakfast at JSM: Tuesday, August 11 from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM in the Jefferson B Room, Sheraton Seattle

06/05/2015

Alumnus Brian Williams (PhD ’00) elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association

06/05/2015

Yoon Lee elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association

Photograph of Dr. Calder 06/04/2015

Kate Calder elected 2017 Chair of the American Statistical Association’s Section on Statistical Computing

Picture of Dr. Turkmen 06/04/2015

Asuman Turkmen wins the 2015 Ohio State Newark Scholarly Accomplishment Award

06/04/2015

Congratulations to our Spring Graduates

05/20/2015

Statistical Analysis Awards presented at the State Science Fair

Department of Statistics Logo 05/08/2015
2015 Department of Statistics awards announced
Photograph of Dr. Oksana Chkrebtii. 04/23/2015

Oksana Chkrebtii forecasts the spread of an invasive worm species

04/21/2015

MS student Amy Hepner selected to participate in the Data Science for the Social Good fellowship program

04/21/2015

PhD student Staci White wins University's Graduate Associate Teaching Award

04/02/2015

Laura Kubatko awarded a new collaborative NSF grant

04/02/2015

OSU Statistics featured in NISS/SAMSI Affiliates Update

03/17/2015
Biostatistics/Statistics students win JSM student paper competitions
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Congratulations to our Autumn Graduates

01/29/2015

Jonathan Baker to serve on Ohio State African American male alumni panel on career perspectives

01/27/2015

The 2015 Annual Joint Biostatistics Symposium will be held on April 20th, 2015 at Case Western

01/16/2015

Greg Allenby, Professor of Marketing and Statistics (by courtesy), ranked #3 for productivity among premier marketing journals

12/29/2014

Scott Bryant, Graduate Studies Coordinator, receives an MA in Educational Administration

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Ohio State and Nationwide Children’s Hospital to host a symposium on the "Road to Collaboration for the Human Genetics and Genomics Community: Big Data and Big Ideas in Genomic Medicine”

Photo of Professor MacEachern 11/17/2014

Steve MacEachern elected the 2016 President of ISBA

10/17/2014

Professor Elly Kaizar receives NIH funding for the development of statistical methods to support a model pediatric traumatic brain injury data bank

10/02/2014

Amstat News features interview with Statistics PhD student Andrew Landgraf

Dr. Jagdish Rustagi Photo 09/30/2014

Professor Emeritus Jagdish Rustagi passed away on Sept. 21, 2014

09/24/2014

William Guthrie (MS ’90) appointed to the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Forensic Science Reform Committee.

Photo of Dr. Elly Kaizar 09/05/2014

Elly Kaizar’s online offering of STAT 6510: Survey Sampling Methods featured in the Teaching @ Ohio State newsletter

08/29/2014

Four new NSF grants awarded to Statistics faculty

08/28/2014

Matthew Pratola wins the 2014 Wilcoxon Award for best practical application paper appearing in the 2013 issues of Technometrics

08/26/2014

Congratulations to the summer 2014 graduates

07/28/2014
21 Statistics/Biostatistics graduate students to present at JSM 2014 in Boston, MA
07/10/2014

Peter Craigmile appointed SSES Program Director.

06/12/2014
Kate Calder has been selected as an ASA Fellow for "outstanding contributions to the development of Bayesian statistical methodology for spatial and spatiotemporal data."
05/23/2014

PhD student Jingjing Yan is co-winner of the 2014 Charlie Sampson Poster Award, presented at the Midwest Biopharmaceutical Statistics Workshop.

05/19/2014

Statistics PhD student Andrew Landgraf wins a fellowship to participate in the University of Chicago's Data Science for Social Good summer program.

05/19/2014

Chris Holloman, Director of the Statistical Consulting Service, elected Chair of the ASA’s Section on Statistical Consulting.

05/19/2014

Alumni Emily Kang and Tena Katsaounis elected to ASA section positions.

04/29/2014

Biostatistics PhD student Fangyuan Zhang wins a prestigious Presidential Fellowship from the Graduate School.

04/03/2014

New undergraduate major in Data Analytics announced.

03/26/2014

Professor Elizabeth Stasny receives the 2014 Eberly College of Arts & Sciences’ Departmental Alumni Recognition Award from West Virginia University's Department of Statistics.

03/11/2014

Three graduate students win ASA student paper competition awards. More info.

03/03/2014

Biostatistics PhD student Robert Ashmead featured in OSUToday.

01/05/2014

Statistics PhD student Jiangyong (Matthew) Yin received a Google Scholar travel award to attend the ISBA EFaB Meeting at Duke University.

12/05/2013

PhD alumna Candace Berrett was elected Program Chair of the EnviBayes Section of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis.

12/05/2013

Statistics PhD student Grant Schneider was selected to be a 2014 SAS Student Ambassador and will present a poster at the SAS Global Forum conference in March.

12/02/2013

Dave Kline, Biostatistics PhD student, won the ASA's inaugural Lester R. Curtin Award.

11/25/2013

OSU Statistics graduate students win 2013 Capital One Modeling Competition.

09/26/2013

Alumnus Joseph Kosler (PhD 2006) passed away on September 19, 2013 in Arlington, VA.

09/16/2013

Professors Emeriti Thomas Santner and Angela Dean and Professor Christopher Hans receive new three-year NSF grant titled "Complex Experiments and High-Input Simulators: Challenges in Design, Prediction and Sensitivity.”

09/13/2013
Peter Craigmile co-authors commentary on "Uncertainty Analysis in Climate Change Assessments" in Nature Climate Science.
09/04/2013

Professor Tao Shi receives a new three-year NSF grant titled "Scalable Spectral Methods for Statistical Analysis."

08/27/2013

PhD student Srinath Sampath received the ASA Section of Nonparametrics student paper award.

08/23/2013

Professors Berliner and Notz talk college football winning streaks in the Columbus Dispatch.

08/01/2013

Former faculty member John Klein passed away on July 20, 2013.

07/22/2013

Statistics PhD alumnus Yufeng Liu (UNC Chapel Hill) and MS alumnus William Guthrie (NIST) selected as ASA Fellows and will be honored at the 2013 Joint Statistical Meetings.

07/15/2013

21 OSU statistics and biostatistics students presenting at the 2013 Joint Statistical Meetings in Montreal, Canada.

06/28/2013
PhD alumnus Babis Papachristou, Associate Professor of Statistics at University of the Sciences, was the 2013 recipient of the Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching and gave an address at the university's 192nd commencement ceremony at The Liacouras Center on May 22, 2013.
05/10/2013

Professor Elly Kaizar recently presented at the Observational Studies in a Learning Health System meeting held at the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.

05/10/2013

Faculty members Bill Notz and Kate Calder and PhD alumni Candace Berrett and Yufeng Liu elected to leadership positions in the American Statistical Association.

04/30/2013

Kate Calder has been selected as one of ASA's Section on Statistics in the Environment (ENVR) Young Investigator Award recipients for 2013.

04/18/2013

Brian Smith nominated for the College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Staff Award.

04/08/2013

Please join us in celebrating this year's winners of the 2013 Ransom and Marian Whitney Award for Research: Aritra Sengupta and Srinath Sampath.

04/01/2013

Congratulations to Katie Thompson who has been named an Outstanding Graduate Teaching Associate by The Ohio State University.

01/22/2013

Srinath Sampath has been selected as one of the six finalists for the ASA Nonparametric Statistics Section Student Paper Award. Srinath will present his paper joint with Joe Verducci, at the Joint Statistical Association Meetings in Montreal this summer.

01/05/2013

Mark Berliner has been elected Vice Chair of the Activity Group on Uncertainty Quantification of The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM).

12/21/2012

The Statistics Education Special Interest Group of the MAA has chosen Dr. Jackie Miller to be the first recipient of the Robert V. Hogg Award for Excellence in Teaching Introductory Statistics. 

10/22/2012

Ph.D. student Erin Leatherman won the best poster award at the Design and Analysis of Experiments Conference 2012

10/15/2012

Professor Steve MacEachern's Recollections and Thoughts About JSM in San Diego.

09/10/2012

Congratulations to newly promoted and tenured Associate Professors Elly Kaizar, Xinyi Xu, and Desheng Liu.

09/04/2012

The Department of Statistics sadly announces that Emeritus Professor Ramesh Srivastava passed away on Thursday, August 30, 2012.  You may open this link to see information provided by the Srivastava family.

07/17/2012

Professor Steve MacEachern is the 2012 Joint Statistical Meetings Program Chair.

07/17/2012

The Department will be represented at the 2012 Joint Statistical Meetings in San Diego this summer by 24 of our graduate students. A listing of JSM 2012 Student Presentations is now available.

06/13/2012

The JSM Ohio State University Department of Statistics Alumni and Friends Breakfast will take place on Tuesday,  July 31 from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM in room: Sapphire 402, at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront, One Park Boulevard.

05/10/2012

Professor Elizabeth Stasny to deliver a plenary discussion on non-probability sampling in social research at the AAPOR Annual Conference.

05/09/2012

SCS Director Chris Holloman was elected to the Executive Committee of the American Statistical Association's Section on Statistical Consulting.

04/25/2012

Vince Vu (new faculty member starting in autumn 2012) won the AISTATS 2012 best paper award.

04/16/2012

Information on the OSU/CWRU/Cleveland Clinic Biostatistics Joint Symposium, to be held on May 17, 2012 in Jennings Hall, is available online.

04/13/2012

PhD student Helen Fan is featured in the latest issue of the Office of International Affairs' Global Perspectives newsletter.

04/13/2012

Professor Bill Notz delivered the W. J. Youden Memorial Address at the 55th Annual Fall Technical Conference in Kansas City, KS in October 2011.

03/28/2012

Ph.D. student Helen Fan and Professor Laura Kubatko's paper "Estimating species trees using approximate Bayesian computation" is on SciVerse ScienceDirect's list of the TOP25 Hottest Articles in Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution.

03/01/2012

Mark Berliner, Professor and Chair of the Department of Statistics, has been selected to speak in MIT's Distinguished Speaker Series.

02/08/2012

Professor Noel Cressie (with co-author, Chris Wikle) has won the PROSE Award for Excellence in the Mathematics Category from the Association of American Publishers for their 2011 Wiley book, “Statistics for Spatio-Temporal Data."

01/11/2012

The Statistical Consulting Service is featured in the January 4th edition of onCampus magazine!  Also, SCS recently produced a video highlighting their services to the OSU community and beyond.

12/21/2011

Volume 19 of our Department Newsletter is now available online.

11/28/2011

Congratulations to Kate Calder, who was elected to the Board of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA.)  In addition, Steve MacEachern was elected to Chair of the Bayesian Nonparametrics Section!

10/28/2011
The Interdisciplinary PhD Program in Biostatistics has a new website. It contains information about the program, including details on the two specializations and information for current and prospective students.
09/06/2011

Congratulations to Dr. Peter Craigmile who has been selected for the 2011 El-Shaarawi Young Researcher's Award given by the International Environmetrics Society. This award is in recognition of having made outstanding contributions to the field of environmetrics.

08/01/2011

Read about Peter Craigmile's visit to DC on behalf of the ASA in AMSTAT News!

08/01/2011

Information on all of our 2011 JSM Student Presentations can be found here.

07/29/2011

Research by recent graduate Dr. Matthias Katzfuss (PhD. '11) and Dr. Noel Cressie was recently highlighted on the NASA JPL Website.

04/28/2011

The Nationwide Center for Advanced Customer Insights (NCACI) has been selected as the recipient of this year's prestigious 2011 SPAIG (Statistical Partnerships among Academe, Industry, and Government) award from the American Statistical Association!

04/25/2011

Dr. Noel Cressie has been appointed by the Director of the U. S. Census Bureau, Dr. Robert Groves, to serve on the Census Bureau Scientific Advisory Committee for the period 2011-2014.

03/31/2011

Congratulations to Matthias Katzfuss and Jenný Brynjarsdóttir, our 2011 Whitney Research Award winners.

03/24/2011

Dr. Elizabeth Stasny, Professor and Vice Chair for Graduate Studies, was appointed by US Attorney General Eric Holder to serve on the newly created Office of Justice Programs Science Advisory Board.

03/24/2011

The National Research Council has recently rated the OSU Department of Statistics #10 amongst all public institutions with a graduate program in Statistics and #18 among all statistics graduate programs.  (more info)

08/05/2010

Michael Browne, professor of psychology and statistics, was presented with the 2010 Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his career contribution to psychometrics at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Psychometric Society.

07/02/2010

The JSM 2010 Ohio State University Department of Statistics Alumni and Friends Breakfast,  occurred on Tuesday, 8/3/2010 from 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM in the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel Terrace Room.

06/29/2010
Congratulations to Paul Brower who recieved the 2010 University Distiguished Staff Award.
06/08/2010
Current Topics in the Theory and Application of Latent Variable Models, a conference honoring the scientific contributions of Michael W. Browne, will be held September 9-10, 2010, at The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH.
06/07/2010
Ninth International Conference on Ordered Statistical Data and Their Applicatons will be held in Zagazig, Egypt, July 11-13, 2010 (organized by Department of Mathematics, Zagazig University, EGYPT, and Department of Statistics, The Ohio State University).
05/28/2010
Congratulations to Dr. Angela Dean on her selection as Chair-Elect of the ASA Section on Physical and Engineering Sciences!
05/03/2010
Congratulations to Dr. Ömer Özturk on his selection as a Fellow of the American Statistical Association!
04/30/2010
The Conference on Nonparametric Statistics and Statistical Learning is to be held on the Ohio State University campus in Columbus, OH, May 19-22 in 2010.
04/29/2010
Ohio State - Cleveland Clinic - Case Western Reserve: Biostatistics Joint Symposium will be held on the Ohio State University campus on Thursday, May 13, 2010. Betz Halloran from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center at University of Washington is the keynote speaker.
04/27/2010
2010 SIAM International Conference on Data Mining will be held at Renaissance Hotel in downtown of Columbus, April 29 through May 1 in 2010.
03/19/2010
Professor Shili Lin has been elected as a Fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
03/19/2010
Kythrie Silva has been selected to receive one of this year's BMPS Staff Awards for Excellence.
03/19/2010
Twenty graduate students from our department have presented their research projects in the Joint Statistical Meetings at Washington D.C. in August 2009.