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Ph.D. Alumnus Jake Porway is Interviewed in Amstat News

Our Ph.D. alumnus, Jake Porway, host of National Geographic’s show “The Numbers Game“, was interviewed for Amstat News in December 2020. Please see the details of this interview at this link.

Professor Arash Amini wins an NSF DMS CAREER Award

Professor Arash Amini received a prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) DMS (Division of Mathematical Sciences) CAREER Award. This supports his outstanding research and education activities in High-Dimensional Statistical Models for Unsupervised Learning. The project will advance the field of modeling big complex unlabeled data. The focus will be on learning from network data as well as learning dependency structures from regular data. The NSF CAREER award, with a total of $400,000 for a 5-year duration, is the NSF’s most prestigious award in support of early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization.

For more information, please see this link.

Congratulations to Professor Arash Amini for receiving this prestigious award!