Michael Schwob Wins the EnviBayes 2023 Student Paper Competition

October 4, 2023 • by Staff Writer
Michael Schwob

Congratulations to Michael Schwob (PhD student, Department of Statistics and Data Sciences) on winning the EnviBayes 2023 Student Paper Competition! This award is given to students for research developing new Bayesian statistical methodology to address problems in environmental sciences and/or the application of existing Bayesian statistical methods for the analysis of environmental data.

Michael presented his research on September 18, 2023 at the EnviBayes Workshop on Complex Environmental Data at Colorado State University. His winning paper is titled “Dynamic Population Models with Temporal Preferential Sampling to Infer Phenology” and has been published in the Journal of Agricultural, Biological and Environmental Statistics. UT Statistics and Data Sciences Professor Mevin Hooten and Travis McDevitt-Galles from the USGS National Wildlife Health Center are co-authors of the paper.