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STT forms for graduate students. Click on the links below to access the forms.

Annual Progress Report for MS students (Plan A)

Annual Progress Report for MS students (Plan A): With Thesis

Annual Progress Report for MS students (Plan B)

Annual Progress Report for MS students (Plan B): No Thesis

Annual Progress Report for PhD Students

Every 12 months, the faculty advisor and the graduate student will complete the form "Annual Progress Report for Ph.D. Students” and then submit to the Graduate Director by April 20 of each year. The faculty advisor and graduate student will meet to discuss this evaluation and, if applicable, sources of funding. The faculty advisor and the graduate student will sign the completed annual progress report, which will be submitted to the graduate director and will be uploaded to the student’s GradPlan. 

Annual Guidance Committee Report for PhD Students

The guidance committee will review at least once every 18 months the PhD student’s progress in their research or creative activity, as well as plans for work in the coming year by completing the “Annual Guidance Committee Report.” This review will be signed by the members of the guidance committee and by the graduate student. It will be filed with the graduate director and placed in the graduate student’s file together with any response the graduate student may attach to the report of the guidance committee.


November 23, 2022 PhD candidate Ganguli receives 2022 ICSDS travel award to Italy

Arkaprabha Ganguli, STT PhD candidate, received a 2022 IMS International Conference on Statistics and Data Science student travel award to present his work “Feature selection integrated deep learning for ultrahigh dimensional and highly correlated feature space.” In recognition of this award, his name appeared in the first page of the 2022 October/November issue of the IMS Bulletin https://imstat.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/Bulletin51_7.pdf .

November 23, 2022 Manski, STT doctoral student, wins first place at Conference on Applied Statistics in Agriculture and Natural Resources

Congratulations to PhD candidate Sarah Manski for winning first place for her oral presentation at the 2022 Conference on Applied Statistics in Agriculture and Natural Resources in May at Utah State University in Logan, Utah.

October 5, 2022 STT PhD grad Abhijnan Chattopadhyay accepts postdoc position with the National Institutes of Health

Abhijnan Chattopadhyay graduated from MSU with a Ph.D. in statistics this summer under the co-mentorship of Tapabrata Maiti and David Kramer. As a statistician, Abhijnan had the flexibility and skillset to work in several disciplines, which is how he found himself at the MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory (PRL).

September 26, 2022 2021-22 Harkness Award for Outstanding Teaching Announced

PhD candidate Andriana Manousidaki was recently presented with the 2021-2022 William L. Harkness Award for outstanding teaching by a graduate student. The award is made possible by a generous gift from William Harkness, a doctoral alumnus from the Department of Statistics and Probability. Recipients are chosen for their remarkable teaching based on student evaluations and faculty observations of teaching.

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