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Surya Tokdar Elected Program-Chair for ASA Section on Bayesian Statistical Science

Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Associate Professor Surya Tokdar has been elected the Program Chair-Elect 2019 for the Section on Bayesian Statistical Science of the American Statistical Association!   He will serve as the Program Chair for SBSS in 2020. Congratulations Surya!
Lorin Crawford

Lorin Crawford Receives Savage Award for Outstanding Dissertation

Monday, July 2, 2018
Lorin Crawford (Duke PhD 2018) received the 2017 Savage Award in Applied Methodology at the 2018 World Meeting of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis  for his outstanding dissertation Bayesian Kernel Models for Statistical Genetics and Cancer ... Read More »
David Banks and 2017 DeGroot Prize

David Banks Awarded DeGroot Prize from the International Society for Bayesian Analysis

Monday, July 2, 2018
David Banks, and coauthors Jesus Rios, and David Rios Insua were awarded the DeGroot Prize for their book,  Adversarial Risk Analysis published by CRC Press. The Prize is named for Morris H. (“Morrie”) DeGroot, and recognizes the impact and importance of his work in... Read More »
Professor Jim Berger, with Zellner Medal

Jim Berger Awarded Zellner Medal from the International Society for Bayesian Analysis

Monday, July 2, 2018
Jim Berger was awarded the Zellner Medal from the International Society of Bayesian Analysis at the 2018 World Meeting in Edinburgh, Scotland. The Zellner Medal honors Arnold Zellner, one of the founders of ISBA and ISBA’s first president. The purpose of the Zellner Medal is to recognize ISBA... Read More »

Jerry Reiter named editor of Statistics and Public Policy

Thursday, June 28, 2018
Jerry Reiter will be the next editor of Statistics and Public Policy, an open access journal of the American Statistical Association.  The journal publishes papers that apply statistical methods to answer problems in public policy or relevant political science.  Jerry is professor and... Read More »

Sayan Mukherjee Named IMS Fellow

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Sayan Mukherjee, Professor. Duke University, has been named Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS).  An induction ceremony will take place on July 2, 2018, at the IMS Annual Meeting in Vilnius, Lithuania. Dr. Mukherjee received the award for significant contributions to... Read More »

2018 Graduation Photos

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
We had a nice Graduation Reception on May 13th, at the Rickhouse in Durham. Here are some photos to enjoy.     

Peter Hoff Named IMS Fellow

Thursday, June 21, 2018
Peter Hoff, Professor of Statistical Science, Duke University, has been named Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS).  An induction ceremony will take place on July 2, 2018, at the IMS Annual Meeting in Vilnius, Lithuania.   Dr. Hoff received the award for sustained... Read More »

Jan Tomoya Greve & Jaeyeon Lee receive 2017-18 BEST Award, Dawei Geng & Yunran Chen receive honorable mention

Monday, May 14, 2018
The 2017-18 BEST Award was announced during the Annual Graduation Reception of the Department of Statistical Science at the Rickhouse in Durham on Sunday, May 13th, 2018.  BEST Award Winners were: Jan Tomoya Greve & Jaeyeon Lee in recognition of their research... Read More »

Amy Herring Awarded Distinguished Professor

Thursday, May 3, 2018
Duke University awarded distinguished professorships to 26 members of its faculty May 2 at the annual University Distinguished Professors dinner, including Amy Herring, from Statistical Science, who will become  the Sara and Charles Ayres Professor of Statistical Science,... Read More »

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