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     Sept 28, 2001 Vol. 46 No. 1     
     Editor: Cheryl Bissett Autumn 2001     


Welcome:

Addi Atkins, is our new Program Assistant in the main office of the Department of Statistics.

Oliver Will, recent Ph.D. graduate from University of Southern California, is assuming the position of ACMS-VIGRE Postdoctoral Fellow/Lecturer in the Department of Statistics. He will be teaching Statistics 220 Autumn quarter.

Haijun Li, Associate Professor of the Department of Mathematics, Washington State University will be visiting the department Autumn quarter.


New Students:

David Dailey Evergreen State College

Nate Derby Pomona College

Mathias Drton Universitaet Augsburg

Sarah Gelfand Brown University

Adam Glynn John Hopkins University

Garrett Hellenthal Santa Clara University

Leah Jager Calvin College

Jay Jones Institute of Paper Science & Technology

Qunhua Li Texas A&M

Marloes Maathuis Delft University of Technology

Rebecca Nugent Stanford University

Susan Shortreed University of Michigan


Statistics Seminars:
Thursday, October 11, 2001
Thomas A. Ferryman, Statistics and Quantitative Sciences Group. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA
"Applied Statistics Research and Development at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory"
T639 Health Sciences Building at 3:30 P.M.



Congratulations:

Moulinath Banerjee, graduate of our Ph.D. program accepted an Assistant Professor position at the Department of Statistics, University of Michigan.

Samantha Bates, received her Ph.D. and has accepted a tenure track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Statistics at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA. She also shared the prize for best student paper, and won the award for best risk analysis paper at the International Environmetric Society meeting in Portland.

Peter Craigmile, received his Ph.D. and accepted a position at Ohio State University as Assistant Professor.

Peter Guttorp, has been elected ASA fellow.

Ingo Ruczinski, received his Ph.D. and has accepted a position at John Hopkins University as Assistant Professor.

Elizabeth Thompson, recently received the first Jerome Sacks Award for Cross-Disciplinary Research from NISS at JSM 2001.

Jake Wegelin, has received his Ph.D. and will be a lecturer at the University of Washington, Bothell.