Statistical Science 3rd Year PhD Student Kaoru Irie Wins the 2014-15 BEST Award

Sunday, May 10, 2015
Statistical Science 3rd Year PhD Student Kaoru Irie Wins the 2014-15 BEST Award

The 2014-15 BEST Award winner was announced during the Annual Graduation Reception of the Department of Statistical Science, 21C Museum Hotel, downtown Durham, on Sunday, May 10th, 2015.

BEST Award Winner 2014-15: Statistical Science 3rd Year PhD Student Kaoru Irie, in recognition of his research on Portfolio Optimization with Asymmetric Utilities: A Novel Bayesian Approach.

(Pictured: Kaoru Irie, 2014-15 BEST Award winner and Professor Mike West, DGS, making the presentation)

Honorable Mention: Statistical Science 2nd Year PhD Student Victor Pena, in recognition of his research on Extending Multiregression Dynamic Models.

Honorable Mention: Statistical Science 1st Year Master's Student Yuhan Chen, in recognition of his research on Extending the Uhlig Extended Model for Financial Data.