Marcin Jurek and Matthias Katzfuss at 2018 Aggie Reunion, Vancouver
Aggieland Saturday 2019
Ersen Arseven and Jianhua Huang at Endowed Chair in Astronomical Statistics Reception
Meet the Inaugural Ersen Arseven '74 Scholars
The Dr. Ersen Arseven '74 Scholarship was established in September 2018 by Dr. Ersen Arseven '74 to support full-time students pursuing undergraduate degrees in statistics from the College of Science and, if eligible, participating in the Science Leadership Scholars Program.
Texas A&M statistics Ph.D. graduate and 2007 Academy of Distinguished Former Students inductee Ersen Arseven '74 recently got the pleasure of meeting the inaugural group of scholars during a March 20 reception hosted by the Department of Statistics. Pictured here with Arseven (second from right), Acting Head of Statistics Jianhua Huang (left) and Dean of Science Valen Johnson (second from left) are students Cameron Motherwell '20, Claudio Romero '22 and Minjee Kim '21, who are pursuing undergraduate degrees in statistics as members of the Science Leadership Scholars Program.
I Am Texas A&M Science - Irina Gaynanova
Even for the most seasoned academic, career inspiration starts somewhere, and it all begins with a story. Here's one in our I Am Texas A&M Science series from Texas A&M statistician Irina Gaynanova, who, despite not exactly loving her academic field as an undergraduate, grew to appreciate working with data enough to make a career out of developing statistical methodology for high dimensional data problems.
Texas A&M University statistician Dr. Clifford H. Spiegelman has been recognized by the Texas A&M chapter of Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society, with one of its primary annual awards celebrating scientific excellence and advancement — the 2019 Outstanding Science Communicator Award. Spiegelman was presented with a commemorative plaque and a $750 cash prize at the annual Sigma […]Read More →
Texas A&M statistician Valen Johnson is one of about 40 contributing authors featured in The American Statistician special issue on p-values and statistical significance, along with a related Nature March 28 edition Correspondence. While he acknowledges raising standards would make it harder for researchers to publish, Johnson tells Undark magazine he sees potential for more discoveries and better science as researchers gain confidence in previous work and spend less time replicating studies.Read More →