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  • Congratulations to Statistics & Data Science Professor Joel Greenhouse! He has been awarded the Robert E. Doherty Award for Sustained Contributions to Excellence in Education. The Doherty Award is intended to recognize contributions to the development, implementation and evaluation of educational programs at all levels, and to the creation and maintenance of an environment that fosters excellence in education. It is not a teaching award; it goes beyond teaching one's own courses to developing educational programs, broadly used educational materials, etc.
  • A multi-institute research team, which includes Carnegie Mellon Dept. of Statistics & Data Science faculty and graduate students, has published the largest study to date for whole-genome sequencing in autism in which they discovered tens of thousands of rare mutations in noncoding DNA sequences and assessed if these contribute to autism spectrum disorder. Kathryn Roeder, the UPMC Professor of Statistics and Life Sciences, and Ph.D. students Kevin Lin and Lingxue Zhu, were among the researchers who used cutting-edge statistical models to analyze data from 1,902 families comprised of... Read more
  • Congratulations to Theresa Gebert and Ron Yurko for a well-deserved honor. Both have been named Carnegie Mellon Presidential Fellows for the 2018-2019 year for their outstanding contributions to the intellectual mission of the Department and University.

Monday, April 22nd

  1. David Spiegelhalter

Monday, April 29th

  1. Betsy Ogburn
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