Spotlights

 

Summer Statistics Institute Celebrates 10 Years

Dr. Michael Mahometa teaches "Introduction to Regression" during the 10th Annual Summer Statistics Institute." Photo by Nathaniel Raley.26 May 2017—The Department of Statistics and Data Sciences (SDS) hosted the 10th annual UT Summer Statistics Institute (SSI) May 22–25, 2017, in collaboration with the College of Liberal Arts in the College of...

SDS Faculty Spotlight: Jerry Manheimer

27 February 2017—Jerry Manheimer, Ph. D., is a Lecturer from the Department of Human Development and Family Sciences in the College of Natural Sciences. Tell us a little bit about yourself—educational background, work experience, etc. My educational background is primarily in the areas of cognitive psychology, research methods and statistics....

SDS Faculty Spotlight: Steven Hernandez

Steven Hernandez is a lecturer in the Department of Statistics and Data Sciences. Tell us a little bit about yourself—educational background, work experience, etc. Born and raised in Austin, Texas. Former musician. Graduated from, then later taught at, Anderson High school. BA in Mathematics and MS in Statistics from UT Austin. What...

SDS Faculty Spotlight: Lauren Blondeau

31 January 2017—Meet Dr. Lauren Blondeau, a lecturer in the Department of Statistics and Data Sciences.  Tell us a little bit about yourself—educational background, work experience, etc. My undergraduate degree is in Psychology from Rice University. My master's and Ph.D. are from UT (Hook 'em!) in Educational Psychology. I have taught all...

2017 Summer Statistics Institute Volunteer Opportunity

18 January 2017—The Statistics and Data Sciences Department seeks energetic, statistics-oriented volunteers to help our instructors at the 2017 10th Annual Summer Statistics Institute (SSI) being held May 22–25, 2017. Even if you are graduating this spring, you are still welcome to join us for this event! Each course needs at least one student volunteer to...

SDS Faculty Spotlight: Rama Lingham

01 December 2016—Dr. Rama Lingham is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the SDS Department. Tell us a little bit about yourself—educational background, work experience, etc. I received my PhD (Statistics) from Purdue University in 1985. I served on the faculty of the Division of Statistics in the Department of Mathematical...
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SSI 2017 New Course Spotlight: "Survival Analysis" with Bindu Viswanathan

SSI 2017 New Course Spotlight - Survival Analysis with Bindu Viswanathan Instructor Biography Bindu Viswanathan received her Ph.D. in Biostatistics in 1999 from Emory University. For the next three years, She worked as a Biostatistician at Merck and Novartis, as the statistics lead on Phase III clinical trials in the fields...

Statistics in Action

The Statistics in Action Series was created to further expose students to how data adn statistics are used in organizations and enable them to interact with local professionals. from the Fall 2009 to Spring 2016, the series brought in representatives from clinical research organizations, hospitals, advertising agencies, office of the state...