Administration

Administration

Here are found the committees for both the Department and Graduate Program in Statistics.

Committees of the Department of Statistics, 2018-19 

Department Chair: Alexander Aue

Vice-Chair for Undergraduate Affairs: Debashis Paul  

Vice-Chair for Graduate Affairs: Jie Peng

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Faculty Teaching Evaluations Committee

  • Debashis Paul (chair)
  • Fushing Hsieh
  • Staff Liaison:Kim McMullen

Infrastructure Committee: Computing, Information, Library

  • Alexander Aue (Chair)
  • Thomas Lee
  • Staff Liaison: Nehad Ismail

Undergraduate Matters: Advising, Curriculum, Awards

  • Debashis Paul (Vice Chair Undergraduate Affairs)
  • Miles Lopes
  • Jiming Jiang
  • Bala Rajaratnam
  • Wolfgang Polonik
  • Staff Liaison: Kim McMullen

TA Committee: Assignments, Mentoring, Supervision

  • Jie Peng (Chair)
  • Alexander Aue
  • Debashis Paul
  • Staff Liaison: Cristeta Rillera

Faculty Awards and Nominations Committee

  • Jiming Jiang (Chair)
  • Prabir Burman
  • Jane-Ling Wang

Personnel Action Committee

  • TBD

Faculty Search Committee 2018-19

  • TBD

Hall Assistant Professor and Lecturer Committee

  • Alexander Aue (Chair)
  • Jie Peng
  • Debashis Paul
  • Staff Liaison: Pete Scully

Laboratory for High-Dimensional Data Analysis Visitor Program

  • Wolfgang Polonik (chair)
  • Hans-Georg Mueller
  • Thomas Lee
  • Staff Liaison: Pete Scully

Publicity and Event Planning: Newsletter, fundraising

  • Thomas Lee (Chair)
  • Krishna Balasubramanian
  • Shizhe Chen
  • Jiming Jiang
  • Bala Rajaratnam
  • Staff Liaison: Pete Scully, Jillian Hancock

Statistical Laboratory

  • Jane-Ling Wang (Director) 

Representatives to M.P.S. Steering Committee

  • TBD

Representatives to Academic Senate

  • Bala Rajaratnam (representative) to June 30, 2019
  • Jane-Ling Wang (alternate) to June 30, 2019

Representatives to College Assembly L&S

  • Bala Rajaratnam (representative) to June 30, 2019
  • TBD

Graduate Program in Statistics Committees, 2018-19

Program Chair: Alexander Aue

Vice-Chair for Graduate Affairs: Jie Peng

Executive Committee - to be elected Fall 2018

  • Alexander Aue (Program Chair)
  • Thomas Lee (to June 30, 2018; first term)
  • Jane-Ling Wang (to June 30, 2018; first term)
  • Bala Rajaratnam (to June 30, 2018; first term)

Admissions Committee (inc. IDP)

  • Jie Peng (Admissions Chair) - to June 30, 2019
  •   PhD Admissions:
    • Jie Peng (Chair) - to June 30, 2019
    • Hao Chen - to June 30, 2019
    • Can Le - to June 30, 2019
    • Wolfgang Polonik - to June 30, 2019
    • Jane-Ling Wang - to June 30, 2019
    • Staff Liaison: Cristeta Rillera
  •   MS Admissions (including IDP)
    • Jie Peng (Chair) - to June 30, 2019
    • Hao Chen - to June 30, 2019
    • James Sharpnack - to June 30, 2019
    • Xiaodong Lito June 30, 2019
    • Staff Liaison: Jillian Hancock

Graduate Advising Committee

effective 9/1/18

  • PhD Advising, including Awards
    • Jie Peng  (Chair & Primary PhD Adviser) - to June 30, 2019
    • Xiaodong Li to June 30, 2019
    • Hans-Georg Muller - to June 30, 2019
    • Wolfgang Polonik - to June 30, 2019
    • Staff Liaison: Cristeta Rillera
  • MS Advising:
    • Chris Drake (MS Adviser) - to June 30, 2019
    • Thomas Lee - to June 30, 2019
    • Miles Lopes - to June 30, 2019
    • James Sharpnack - to June 30, 2019
    • Jane-Ling Wang - to June 30, 2019
    • Staff Liaison: Jillian Hancock

Membership Committee

  • Christiana Drake (Chair)
  • Thomas Lee
  • Prabir Burman
  • Staff Liaison: Cristeta Rillera

Education Policy and Curriculum Committee

  • Miles Lopes (Chair)
  • Can Li
  • Xiaodong Li
  • James Sharpnack
  • Student Representative: TBA
  • Staff Liaison: Cristeta Rillera

Student GSA Representatives

  • TBD

Examinations Committees

Written M.S. Comprehensive Exam Committee (March, 2019): 

  • Prabir Burman (Chair)
  • Miles Lopes
  • Jie Peng
  • Hans-Georg Mueller
  • Staff Liaison: Jillian Hancock

Written Ph.D. Pre-Qualifying Exam Committees (March 2019):

  • Hao Chen (232 section) Chair
  • Jiming Jiang (232 section)
  • Wolfgang Polonik (231 section)
  • Debashis Paul (231 section)
  • Staff Liaison: Cristeta Rillera

Committees effective 7/1/18