Congratulations 2007 Student Award Winners

Tuesday, May 1, 2007

Congratulations to our 2007 Student Award winners! They are: Yun Chen for Best Beginning Applied Student, Jia Xu for Best Beginning Theoretical Student, and Qin Wang for Best Senior Student.

Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award Winners

Thursday, April 5, 2007

Jien Chen and Umashanger Thayasivam receive the University's 2006-2007 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award.

Welcome our new Administrative Associate, Julie Davis

Wednesday, January 3, 2007

Starting in January, 2007 Julie Davis joined the staff as an Administrative Associate I. She is our new technical typist and webmaster.

Nicole Lazar Receives M.G. Michael Award

Monday, January 1, 2007

Congratulations to Nicole Lazar, who won the 2007 M.G. Michael Award in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences for innovative research.

Gauri Datta Named Fellow of the American Statistical Association

Monday, January 1, 2007

Gauri S. Datta was named Fellow of the American Statistical Association on August 8, 2006, during the annual awards ceremony at the Joint Statistical Meetings in Seattle, Washington. Datta earned a Bachelor's degree at Calcutta University in 1983, a Master's degree at Calcutta University in 1985, and a Doctorate at the University of Florida in 1990. He joined the American Statistical Association in 1991. The official Fellow award citation reads as follows: "Gauri S. Datta, Professor of Statistics, University of Georgia: For innovative contributions to the theory of small-area estimation, objective Bayesian inference, and asymptotic theory; and for substantive contributions to the methodology of statistics at the U.S. Census Bureau and the Bureau of Labor Statistics."