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  • Election article by STOR professors and graduate students

    STOR graduate students Benjamin Leinwand and Puyao Ge, and professors Vidyadhar Kulkarni and Richard Smith teamed up recently to answer the following question: What is the smallest percentage of the popular vote a candidate can garner in a US presidential … Continued

  • Serhan Ziya’s research highlighted in Carolina Arts & Sciences Magazine

    Professor Serhan Ziya is applying his expertise in operations research to help hospitals and emergency departments allocate limited resources most efficiently, showcasing the critical value of math and modeling in allocating needed health care resources.

  • Alumnus receives ASA award

    Citing his “outstanding contribution” to small area estimation, the theory and practice of Bayesian statistics as well has his “superb teaching and mentoring of PhD students”, UNC alumnus Dr. Malay Ghosh of the University of Florida has been awarded the … Continued

  • STORies newsletter 2020

    Enjoy reading the department first STORies newsletter. We would like the thank the contributors: Vladas Pipiras (Department Chair) Shankar Bhamidi (Graduate Program Director) Serhan Ziya (Undergraduate Program Director) Shayna Hill (Business Officer) Benjamin Leinwand (Graduate Student Liason) Yuzixuan Zhu (MS … Continued

  • Activities related to COVID-19

    Professors Nilay Argon, Yufeng Liu and Serhan Ziya, together with graduate student Qian Cheng, have developed a tool for hospital and emergency department (ED) managers, physicians, and health care workers to quickly convert predictions of future COVID-19 patient arrivals into … Continued

  • Andrew Nobel promoted to Distinguished Professor

    The Department is pleased to announce that faculty member Andrew B. Nobel has been appointed as the Robert Paul Ziff Distinguished Professor of Statistics and Operations Research, effective July 1, 2020.  Professor Nobel’s appointment recognizes his research achievements and collaborative activities. … Continued

  • Professors Bhamidi and Hannig named IMS fellows

    The Institute of Mathematical Statistics has selected their cohort of new Fellows for 2020, and we have learned that Professors Bhamidi and Hannig will be on the list of honorees. Traditionally, fellows would be presented at the Presidential Address and … Continued

  • Congratulations 2020 Graduates

    Please enjoy these messages from our Faculty & Staff.
    Congratulations class of 2020! We are so proud of you!

  • Professor Argon quoted in Scientific American

      A recent article in Scientific American on triaging intensive care patients included an interview with Dr. Nilay Argon, whose joint work “Allocation of intensive care unit beds in periods of high demand” with Dr. Serhan Ziya and Dr. Huiyin … Continued

  • New courses for undergraduate students

    The STOR Department is pleased to announce new courses coming soon (as early as Fall 2020) as well as some changes in some of the existing courses. Short descriptions of the new courses are provided below but here is a … Continued