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John M. Chambers, Student Paper Award Winners Announced

1 March 2024 229 views No Comment

The joint sections on Statistical Computing and Statistical Graphics recently awarded the 2024 John M. Chambers Statistical Software Award to Sherry Zhang from Monash University for her R package called cubble.

Additionally, the sections awarded a 2024 Student Paper Award to the following:

  • Jae Choi, University of Texas at Dallas, for “Revisiting Link Prediction with the Dowker Complex”
  • Yu Wang, Medical College of Wisconsin, for “Rforce: Random Forest for Composite Endpoints”
  • Thomas Sun, Rice University, for “Ultra-Efficient MCMC for Bayesian Longitudinal Functional Data Analysis”
  • Yuhang Lin, Iowa State University Center for Statistics and Applications in Forensic Evidence, for “A Reproducible Pipeline for Extracting Representative Signals from Wire Cuts”

The student award recipients will present their work in a topic-contributed session during the 2024 Joint Statistical Meetings in August. They will also receive their certificates and cash prizes at the sections’ mixer.

Mine Cetinkaya-Rundel, Claire Bowen, Steven Chiou, Philip Waggoner, Haim Bar, Lucy D’Agostino McGowan, Susan VanderPlas, and Tim Hesterberg served on the award committees.

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