Statistics researchers well represented at JSM

Statistics faculty and researchers from the College of Science and across OSU participated at the Joint Statistical Meetings in Chicago this week. Many presented invited talks at JSM 2016, one of the largest statistical events in the world with over 6,000 attendees from 52 countries. JSM 2016_color[1]

Dean Sastry Pantula spoke on three panels on diversity and mentoring andnhe served as a mentor to several students at the JSM Diversity Workshop and Mentoring Program this year. Dean Pantula is an impassioned advocate for increasing minority representation in statistical education and the sciences, and has been a dedicated mentor to young statisticians for the past 30 years.

Pantula was honored for his outstanding and extensive service to the statistics profession with the 2016 Paul Minton Service Award from the Southern Regional Council On Statistics (SRCOS) at the JSM.

ASA President Jessica Utts; Joe Palca, NPR; and Dean Sastry Pantula, former ASA President.

 

The following statistics faculty presented talks and posters or chaired sessions:

Sharmodeep Bhattacharyya

Resampling Methods for High-Dimensional Inference (Author)

Yanming Di

New Advances in Clustering Algorithms (Author)

Sarah Emerson

Methods for Next-Generation Sequencing Data (author)

Contributed Poster Presentations: Section for Statistical Programmers and Analysts (author)

Claudio Fuentes

Methods for Next-Generation Sequencing Data (Author)

Semiparametric Methods for Longitudinal and Event Time Data (Author)

Duo Jiang

SPEED: Advances in Statistical Genetics (author)

SPEED: Advances in Statistical Genetics, Part 2B (author)

Yuan Jiang

Statistical Methods in Integrative Genomics (Chair)

Methods and Theory for Integrative Data Analyses (Author)

New Challenges in Complex Data Modeling I (Author)

Virginia Lesser, Chair, Department of Statistics

SPEED: Advances in Survey Research Methodology (author)

SPEED: Advances in Survey Research Methodology, Part 2A (author)

Sastry Pantula, Dean, College of Science

KISS (Korean International Statistical Society) Panel on Leadership Development Workshop

Committee on Minorities panel, “Best practices for recruiting and retaining students and faculty” with roundtable discussion including DuBois Bowman, Louise Ryan, and Bill Velez.

Committee on Minorities panel” “Influential communication: Principles of making a good argument” with Aarti Shah from Eli Lilly.

Lan Xue

Nonparametric Methods for Longitudinal Data (Author)

Miao Yang

Computational Issues in Modeling (Author)

Wanli Zhang

New Advances in Clustering Algorithms (Author)

Jianfei Zheng

Nonparametric Methods for Longitudinal Data (Author)

Kalbi Zongo

Contributed Poster Presentations: Section for Statistical Programmers and Analysts (author)

 

Other faculty from across OSU participated in the JSM as well.

Ping-Hung Hsieh, College of Business

Contributed Poster Presentations: Section on Statistical Education (author)

Xiaohui Chang, College of Business

High-Frequency and Other Financial Econometric Topics (Chair)

Contributed Poster Presentations: Section on Statistical Education (Author)

Andrew Olstad, College of Business

Contributed Poster Presentations: Section on Statistical Education (author)

 

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