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Spotlights

 

KyongJoo Hong Receives College Teaching Excellence Award

KyongJoo Hong, Assistant Professor of Instructor for the Department of Statistics and Data Sciences, was selected to receive the 2021 CNS College Teaching Excellence Award. ​This award seeks to promote and recognize outstanding teaching in the College of Natural Sciences by honoring faculty members who have had a positive influence...

Dr. Arya Farahi receives Google Award for Inclusion Research

Arya Farahi, Assistant Professor for the Department of Statistics and Data Sciences, and Danai Kourtra, Morris Wellness Associate Professor at the University of Michigan, were selected to receive the Google Award for Inclusion Research Program for their proposal "Reducing Disparity in Resource Allocation: The Case of Mobility Infrastructure in the...

Lauren Blondeau Receives Award from the Texas Center for Disability Studies

Lauren Blondeau, Assistant Professor of Instruction for the Department of Statistics and Data Sciences, received the award for the Most Improved Accessibility in the Student Diversity Impact Training. She participated in an accessibility grant that was funded by the Actions for Community Transformation seed grant from the Provost for Diversity office....

SDS Faculty Spotlight—Jason Rarick

26 September 2018—Jason Rarick is a lecturer in the Department of Statistics and Data Sciences. Tell us a little bit about yourself—educational background, work experience, etc.: I received an MA in Educational Psychology here at The University of Texas (Hook’em!) before going on to New York University to pursue my PhD...

SDS Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Ramsés Mena Chávez

14 September 2017—Ramsés Mena Chávez is a Fulbright Visiting Professor hosted by the Department of Statistics and Data Sciences during 2017-18. Tell us a little bit about yourself—educational background, work experience, etc. I received my PhD in Statistics from the University of Bath, UK,  after completing an BSc. in Actuarial...