Georgia Tech’s Center for Statistical Science Holds Kickoff Event

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Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering

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To draw attention to the variety of work being done in statistics, ISyE and the School of Mathematics have joined together to form the Center for Statistical Science. The Center was established to be the home of statistical work at Georgia Tech.

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To draw attention to the variety of work being done in statistics, ISyE and the School of Mathematics have joined together to form the Center for Statistical Science. The Center was established to be the home of statistical work at Georgia Tech.

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  • Edwin Romeijn, ISyE School Chair Edwin Romeijn, ISyE School Chair
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  • Prasad Tetali, Interim Chair, School of Mathematics Prasad Tetali, Interim Chair, School of Mathematics
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  • Jeff Wu, Coca-Cola Chair in Engineering Statistics, Professor, and Co-Director of the Center for Statistical Science Jeff Wu, Coca-Cola Chair in Engineering Statistics, Professor, and Co-Director of the Center for Statistical Science
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  • Vladimir Kltchinskii, ISyE Courtesy Appointment, Professor of Mathematics, and Co-Director of the Center for Statistical Science Vladimir Kltchinskii, ISyE Courtesy Appointment, Professor of Mathematics, and Co-Director of the Center for Statistical Science
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Unlike many colleges and universities, Georgia Tech does not have a dedicated statistics department. To draw attention to the variety of work being done in statistics, Tech’s Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISyE) and the School of Mathematics (SOM) have joined together to form the Center for Statistical Science (CSS). The Center was established to be the home of statistical work at Georgia Tech.

A kickoff event and luncheon was held on Wednesday, August 24 to highlight the Center’s formation and the faculty associated with the CSS.

ISyE’s school chair, Edwin Romeijn, and SOM’s interim school chair, Prasad Tetali, opened the event with brief remarks. CSS co-directors Jeff Wu and Vladimir Koltchinskii also spoke, followed by short presentations of the CSS faculty members of their work in statistics, data science, and machine learning. ISyE professor Roshan Vengazhiyil moderated the event.

Affiliated faculty members come from Georgia Tech’s School of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the College of Computing, as well as ISyE and math.

For further information on the CSS, please visit its website at http://www.statistics.gatech.edu.

Presenters from ISyE

Benjamin Haaland, assistant professor

Jye-Chyi Lu, professor

Yajun Mei, Coca-Cola Associate Professor

Nicoleta Serban, Coca-Cola Associate Professor

Roshan Vengazhiyil, professor

Brani Vidakovic, professor

Jeff Wu, professor and Coca-Cola Chair in Engineering Statistics

Yao Xie, assistant professor

Presenters from the School of Mathematics

Vladimir Koltchinskii, ISyE courtesy appointment and SOM professor

Mayya Zhilova, assistant professor

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H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISYE)

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Engineering
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Center for Statistical Science, isye, Jeff Wu, School of Mathematics
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  • Created On: Aug 31, 2016 - 7:15am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 11:22pm