MSU statistician attains uncommon Institute of Mathematical Statistics "Annals quadfecta" status
PhD student Nilanjan Chakraborty was recently presented with the William L. Harkness Award for outstanding teaching by a graduate student.
Mr. Andrew McDonald, an Honors College junior majoring in Computer Science in the College of Engineering; and Statistics, and Advanced Mathematics in the College of Natural Science, has been named a recipient of the nationally competitive Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.
Professor Yijun Zuo has been elected as a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS). Fellows of the IMS are selected based on “demonstrated distinction in research in statistics or probability,” and the fellowship process is highly competitive.
STT Ph.D. candidates Sanket Jantre and Anirban Samaddar were selected for competitive internship positions with the National Science Foundation (NSF) Mathematical Sciences Graduate Internship (MSGI) program for summer 2021.
STT faculty member Dr. Dennis Ikpe attended the African Diaspora Joint Mathematics Workshop (ADJOINT) virtually during June 15-26, 2020. The Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) hosts ADJOINT each summer. ADJOINT is designed for researchers with a Ph.D. in the mathematical sciences who are interested in conducting research in a collegial environment.