The Illinois Student Government hosted their annual Teaching Excellence Awards banquet on Sunday, April 22, at the Illini Union. The Illinois Student Government’s Teaching Excellence Awards is a completely student run effort to recognize and thank excellent instructors at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus.
Lingrui Gan has been awarded the prestigious Dissertation Completion Fellowship award from the Graduate College for 2018. Lingrui Gan is in his fourth year of study in the PhD program. There were a total of 78 nominations submitted from 48 departments from across campus, with 22 nominees selected for this award.
Department of Statistics Professor, Yuguo Chen has been selected as a Fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA) for 2018. The designation of ASA Fellow has been a significant honor for nearly 100 years.
Current MS in Statistics student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Ruixuan (Rachel) Zhou, has been selected as one of the recipients of the 2018 ASA Section of Statistics in Genomics and Genetics (SGG) Distinguished Student Paper Awards.