Congratulations to our SF-Bay Area ASA Student Travel Award Winners!

Tuesday, May 26, 2020
SF-Bay Area Chapter ASA

Congratulations to our SF-Bay Area ASA Student Travel Award Winners! Eli Ben-Michael, Nima Hejazi and Yu Wang will be presenting their work virtually on June 18. 

Every year the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of American Statistical Association (SFASA) issues Student Travel Awards to graduate students who plan to give a presentation at the annual Joint Statistical Meeting (JSM). This year’s JSM will be held virtually from August 1st to August 6th, 2020.

In the last 10 years, more than 40 awards have been given to the qualified students! This year, our departmental winners are:

Eli Ben-Michael
UC Berkeley
Synthetic Controls and Weighted Event Studies with Staggered Adoption

Nima Hejazi
UC Berkeley
Efficient Estimation of Stochastic Intervention Effects in Causal Mediation Analysis

Yu Wang
UC Berkeley
Spatial Gene Patterns and Interactions in Mouse Brain via StaNMF-inspired Autoencoder

The winners will present their work via Zoom on Thursday, June 18th, 2020 from 3:30pm to 5:30pm. This event is free of charge and is open to the public.

The link for registration to the event is https://forms.gle/pNRtHZFSafz4YHL76
Approximately 1-2 days before the event, you will receive an email with instructions on how to participate remotely via Zoom.