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Accolades

2016

12

Apr

Best Paper Award

21st International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications (DASFAA 2016)

Our heartiest congratulations to Professor Wei CHEN, Assistant Professor Feida ZHU, Professor Lei ZHAO and Professor Xiaofang ZHOU who was presented the Best Paper Award at the 21st International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications (DASFAA 2016), in Dallas, Texas, with their paper “When Peculiarity Makes a Difference: Object Characterisation in Heterogeneous Information Networks.”

2015

5

Apr

Samsung Gear Best Paper Award

WristSense 2015: Workshop on Sensing Systems and Applications Using Wrist Worn Smart Devices

Warmest congratulations to co-authors Archan MISRA (Deputy Director) and Vigneshwaran SUBBARAJU (LARC Research Engineer) on winning the Samsung Gear Best Paper Award at the WristSense 2015: Workshop on Sensing Systems and Applications Using Wrist Worn Smart Devices (co-located with IEEE PerCom 2015), in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, with their paper “The Case for Smartwatch-based Diet Monitoring.”

28

Jul

Best Student Paper Award

21th ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2015)

Huge congratulations to Seth FLAXMAN, Yu-Xiang WANG, and Alex SMOLA on winning the Best Student Paper Award at the 21th ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2015), in Sydney, Australia, with their paper “Who Supported Obama in 2012? Ecological Inference through Distribution Regression.”

23

Feb

Stephen FIENBERG selected to give R.A. Fisher Lecture

Professor Stephen E. FIENBERG selected to give the R.A. Fisher Lecture at the 2015 Joint Statistical Meetings in North America. The lectureship was established in 1963 by the North American Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS) in recognition of the British statistician Ronald Aylmer Fisher. It is considered a very high recognition of achievement and scholarship in statistical sciences and recognizes the highly significant impact of statistical methods on scientific investigations. Professor Stephen FIENBERG is the Maurice Falk University Professor of Statistics and Social Science with appointments in the Department of Statistics, the Heinz College, and the Machine Learning Department and he is co-director of the Living Analytics Research Centre. Link

5

Jan

Best Student Paper Award

Workshop on Information System and Economics (WISE 2014)

Our heartiest congratulations to Dr. Zia HYDARI who was presented the Best Student Paper Award at the Workshop on Information System and Economics (WISE 2014), in Auckland, New Zealand, with his paper “Saving Patient Ryan – Can Health IT Make Patient Care Safer?”

2014

3

Sep

Best Paper of Bayesian Analysis

Huge congratulations to Michael FINEGOLD and Mathias DRTON whose paper on “Robust Bayesian Graphical Modeling Using Dirichlet t-Distributions” was invited by the Editor-in-Chief of Bayesian Analysis to be presented as the 2014 Best Bayesian Analysis Paper at the Twelfth World Meeting of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA2014), held in Cancun, Mexico. Link

3

Apr

Winners of Phase 1.5 DSM Sales Forecasting Challenge

Another heartfelt congratulations to David LOW Jia Wei and Richard Jayadi OENTARYO for winning Phase 1.5 of the DSM Sales Forecasting Challenge, involving more comprehensive datasets with full, un-anonymized data including electronics as well as all the other segments. Link

2013

13

Nov

Winners of DSM Sales Forecasting Challenge

Our heartiest congratulations to David LOW Jia Wei and Richard Jayadi OENTARYO who were presented with the first prize for the DSM Sales Forecasting Challenge, a data mining and predictive sales forecasting challenge that took place in the form of a presentation to DSM’s business leaders. Link

17

Oct

PTC’14 Young Scholars Program

LARC is delighted to announce that our Research Scientist, Dr. DAI Bing Tian has been selected as one of the young scholars for the PTC’ 14 Young Scholars Program.

PTC’s Young Scholar Program aims to recognize, encourage, and support up-and-coming scholars in the field of information and communication technologies (ICTs).

Dr DAI has been invited to present his research paper at PTC’s 36th consecutive annual conference, which will take place in Honolulu, Hawaii from 19 – 22 January 2014.

30

Jun

Best Paper Award

7th China Summer Workshop on Information Management (CSWIM 2013)

Huge congratulations to Rae CHANG, Pulak GHOSH, Gwangjae JUNG, Professor Robert J. KAUFFMAN and Peiran ZHANG who were presented with the Best Paper Award at the 7th China Summer Workshop on Information Management (CSWIM 2013), in Tianjin, China, with their work “Do Household Cable TV Viewing Patterns Demonstrate Efficiency and Concentration?” Link

25

Apr

Best Demo Award (Runner-up)

18th International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Application (DASFAA 2013)

Our heartiest congratulations to DU Juan, XIE Wei, CHENG Li, Assistant Professor Feida ZHU and Professor Ee-Peng LIM who were presented the Best Demo Award (Runner-up) at the 18th International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Application (DASFAA 2013), in Wuhan, China, with their work “TwiCube: A Twitter Follow Community Analysis Tool.” Link

6

Feb

Professor Stephen FIENBERG Elected as Councillor of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences

Professor Stephen FIENBERG is elected to serve a three-year term on the Council of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, beginning 1 July 2013. The National Academy of Sciences is a private, nonprofit institution that was established under a congressional charter signed by President Abraham Lincoln in 1863. It recognizes achievement in science by election to membership, and—with the National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, and National Research Council—provides science, technology, and health policy advice to the federal government and other organizations. Link

1

Jan

Appointment as Editor-in-Chief of the Annals of Applied Statisticss

Professor Stephen FIENBERG, Co-Director of LARC and Maurice Falk University Professor of Statistics and Social Science at Carnegie Mellon University, was appointed Editor-in-Chief of the Annals of Applied Statistics. The journal is published quarterly by the Institute for Mathematical Statistics and it aims to provide a timely and unified forum for all areas of applied statistics. Professor FIENBERG’s appointment is for a period of 3 years and it commenced on 1 January 2013. Link

2012

7

Dec

PTC’13 Young Scholars Program

LARC is delighted to announce that our Research Fellow, Dr. Gwangjae JUNG has been selected as one of the young scholars for the PTC’ 13 Young Scholars Program.

PTC’s Young Scholar Program aims to recognize, encourage, and support up-and-coming scholars in the field of information and communication technologies (ICTs).

Dr JUNG has been invited to present his research paper at PTC’s 35th consecutive annual conference, which will take place in Honolulu, Hawaii from 20 – 23 January 2013.

20

Aug

Professor Ramayya KRISHNAN is Elected a Fellow of INFORMS

LARC is delighted to announce that Professor Ramayya KRISHNAN, member of LARC Steering Committee, and Dean of Heinz College at Carnegie Mellon University has been elected a Fellow of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS). The Fellow Award is presented to distinguished individuals who have demonstrated exceptional accomplishments and made significant contributions to the advancement of operations research and management sciences. On top of his active involvement as a long-standing member, Professor KRISHNAN was the past president of the INFORMS Information Systems Society and the INFORMS Computing Society.

Please join us in extending our heartiest congratulations to Professor KRISHNAN in receiving this distinguished award!

INFORMS is the largest professional society in the world for professionals in the field of operations research (O.R.), management science, and business analytics. The Institute serves as a focal point for O.R. professionals, permitting them to communicate with each other and reach out to other professional societies, as well as varied clientele of the profession’s research and practice.
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Last updated on 12 Jan 2017 .