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Welcome new faculty members

September 29, 2016

The Statistics and Operations Research Department would like to welcome our newest faculty members, Assistant Professors Nicolas Fraiman and Sayan Banerjee!   Dr. Banerjee received his undergraduate and masters education at the Indian Statistical Institute in Kolkata. He completed his … Continued

New research grants received by STOR faculty

September 23, 2016

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

Ryder Best receives CASE scholarship

July 15, 2016

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.

Dr. Walter L. Deemer Excellence in Teaching Award

June 15, 2016

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.

Dr. Jan Hannig named ASA Fellow

May 15, 2016

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

Dr. Nilay Argon featured in UNC spotlight: Women in Stem

April 6, 2016

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