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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Department News

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Department of
Mathematics and Statistics







Faculty News

Dr. Namyong Lee is one of organiers for a MAA Panel: Preparing Math and Stats Students for Industry Careers in the 2019 Joint Mathematics Meetings in Baltimore, Maryland.


Faculty News

Dr. Weidong Chen gave a presentation titled "Computation of Two-Dimensional Fourier Transforms For Noisy Band-Limited Signals" on the 2019 Joint Mathematics Meetings in Baltinure, Maryland.


Graduation News

The following graduate students graduated in December 2018:

  • Sujan Adhikari, M.S. in Applied Statistics
    Thesis: Time Series Analysis of Amazon Stock Price Using ARIMA and GARCH Models
    Advisor: Dr. Deepak Sanjel

  • Jacob Ambrose, M.S. in Applied Statistics
    Thesis: Creating a Better Prediction Model for the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament
    Advisor: Dr. Deepak Sanjel

  • Brandan Heinze, M.S. in Mathematics and Statistics
    Thesis: A Study of the Career Lengths of NFL Quarterbacks Using Survival Analysis Techniques
    Advisor: Dr. Deepak Sanjel

  • Dahee Kim, M.S. in Applied Statistics
    Thesis: Survival Analysis with Competing Risk: Case Study of Prostate Cancer
    Advisor: Dr. Deepak Sanjel

  • Joshua Wuollet, M.S. in Mathematics and Statistics
    Thesis: Survival and Hazard Rate Estimation of Bladder Cancer Patients: A comparison of Classical and Bayesian Methods
    Advisor: Dr. Deepak Sanjel
Congratulations!


Nomination for Membership

The following student is nominated by faculty of Department of Mathematics and Statistics for membership of American Statistical Assosciation for 2018-2019:
Jacob Ambrose.
Congratulations!


Nomination for Membership

The following students are nominated by faculty of Department of Mathematics and Statistics for membership of American Mathematical Society for 2018-2019:
Dilbar Abdurakhimova, Sujan Adhikari, Abd Elrahman Al Odeh, Afrah Alhammad, Duaa Alsubhi, Jacob Ambrose, Emily Arevalo, Kayode Ayorinde, Brian Bertness, Jordan Cross, Zhenhan Fang, Kenneth Greenbush, Kurt Grunzke, Alexander Harr, Rachel Holmes, Andrew Jacobs, Jongyun Jung, Sho Kawakami, Maggie Kelly, Brianna Klapoetke, Zhuoning Li, Wei Liu, Sabiha Mahzabeen, Tracy Morrison, Matthew Nemitz, Ayodele Olufemi, Dong Young Park, Daniel Silva, William Tanberg, Diego Villalpando, Radhika Warrier, Erin Watt, Shuk Ping Wong.
Congratulations!


Nomination for Membership

The following students are nominated by faculty of Department of Mathematics and Statistics for membership of Association for Women in Mathematics for 2018-2019:
Dilbar Abdurakhimova, Feven Abraha, Emily Arevalo, Huyen Cao, Ashley Chitwood, Sarah Dunfee, Rachel Holmes, Alycia Holwerda, Maggie Kelly, Brianna Klapoetke, Ana Konatar, Taylor Kriz, Sabiha Mahzabeen, Tracy Morrison, Michelle Shultz, Bae Ju Suk, Liesel Theusch, Radhika Warrier, Erin Watt, Shuk Ping Wong.
Congratulations!


Departmental Scholarships for the Academic Year 2017-2018

Eileen Seely Jurgenson Endowed Mathematics Scholarship awarded to Feven Abraha, Taeyoung Choi, Sarah Dunfee, Taylor Kriz, and Juan Serrano Pinedo.

Gary and Wendy Rockswold Mathematics Scholarships awarded to Hadja Diomande, Austin Johannes, and Katie Regnier.

Francis C. Hatfield Endowed Mathematics Scholarship awarded to Keerthana Sadasivan.

James A. Anderson Endowed Mathematics Department Scholarship awarded to Omer Ahmed and Paa Kofi Boafo.

Noreen and Steve Linney Mathematics Scholarships awarded to Jesse Pigman and Liesel Theusch.

Stenzel Emeriti Faculty and Staff Scholarship for Mathematics and Statistics awarded to Alycia Holwerda and Ana Konatar.