Physical and Engineering Sciences
The ASA Section presented several student awards during the 2015 Joint Statistical Meetings.
The SPES Marquardt Memorial Speakers Program facilitates visits of experienced applied statisticians to colleges and universities to give a seminar and meet with students and professors.
The Section on Physical and Engineering Sciences explains how to take part in the Marquardt Industrial Speakers Program and gives details about the 59th Fall Technical Conference, to be held this October in Houston, Texas.
The ASA section looks forward to JSM 2015 and the Fall Technical Conference.
The Section on Physical and Engineering Sciences (SPES) program for JSM 2015 will feature three invited, three topic-contributed, and five contributed sessions.
The ASA Section on Physical and Engineering Sciences will sponsor three roundtables covering topics from being a Bayesian in a collaborative environment to what it takes to be successful as a statistician in industry.
Plans are under way for the 22nd ASA/IMS Spring Research Conference, which will take place in May.
January news from the Physical and Engineering Sciences Section.
A message from the 2014 chair of the Section on Physical and Engineering Sciences , Liz Schiferl, outlines the past year’s activities.
The Industrial Speakers Program was established by SPES in the early 1990s to coordinate visits by experienced statisticians to universities and colleges across the country. SPES approves up to six speaker visits per year and can reimburse the host institution up to $500 for the speaker’s travel expenses.