The article by Gabor Pataki, “Bad semidefinite programs: they all look the same” has been chosen as a “Featured article” by SIAM Journal on Optimization: see at http://epubs.siam.org/journal/sjope8. Semidefinite programs (SDPs) are one of the most important optimization problems today: they … Continued
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Two of our graduate students, Jianyu Liu and Zhengling Qi, have won paper competitions sponsored by the American Statistical Association in 2017. The paper by Zhengling Qi, titled D-learning to estimate optimal individual treatment rules and jointly written with Professor Yufeng … Continued
Prof. Vladas Pipiras from the Department of Statistics and Operations Research has been collaborating with the US Navy and other researchers on understanding extreme values of ship motions. The work carried out by Prof. Pipiras as a visiting faculty at … Continued
Some NC lottery players win so often, their good fortune defies logic. Are they gaming the system? With a few other statisticians and analysts, Professor Jan Hannig from the Department of Statistics and Operations Research helps to explain the lottery … Continued
With the start of the 2016-17 school year, faculty members in the Department of Statistics and Operations Research have received a number of new research grants from national research funds, to support their research in statistics and operations research with … Continued
Congratulations to Ryder Best, an undergraduate student of Mathematical Decision Sciences and Economics, who has received the 2016 Casualty Actuaries of the Southeast (CASE) scholarship.
A new award to recognize excellence in teaching by faculty and graduate students has been established in STOR. This has been made possible by a generous gift from the family of Dr. Deemer.
Professor Jan Hannig has been named a fellow in the American Statistical association (ASA). He will receive the certificate at a ceremony August 2 at the annual Joint Statistical Meetings in Chicago, IL. The American Statistical Association is the world’s largest community of statisticians … Continued
Professor Nilay Argon has been featured in UNC spotlight: Women in Stem. This UNC Research timeline spans the past 116 years and features women who have not only made major research discoveries and advancements, but have narrowed the gender gap … Continued
MDS students Damien Gu, Devon Francis Martin and Rachel Lee Nesbit will be initiated into Alpha of the North Carolina Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa on April 5, 2016, 4PM at the Friday Center.