Philip Ernst, assistant professor of statistics at Rice University, is the recipient of a Young Investigator Award from the Mathematics Division of the Army Research Office.
A cheerleader for Rice University and its Department of Statistics is Sathya Ramesh, 21, who recently earned a professional masterâ€™s degree in STAT and who, in the fall, will start a job as risk analysis researcher with the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, D.C.
Garrett Grolemund works at RStudio as a data scientist and educator. When he joined the company, it was a startup with three employees and no income stream. Now itâ€™s a multi-million dollar firm.
Surgery to remove a part of the brain to give relief to patients with epilepsy doesnâ€™t always result in complete seizure relief, but statisticians at Rice University have developed a method for integrating neuroimaging scans to identify patients at high risk of continued seizures before the surgery takes place.