Outstanding Statistical Application award

Professor Loh Wei Liem, Acting Head of Department of Statistics and Applied Probability wins this year’s Outstanding Statistical Application (OSA) Award for his research paper "Assessment of Synchrony in Multiple Neural Spike Trains Using Loglinear Point Process Models".


His research was done in collaboration with Professor Robert E. Kass and Postdoctoral Fellow Ryan C. Kelly from Carnegie Mellon University and was published in 2011 by the Annals of Applied Statistics.


The OSA award will be presented at the Joint Statistical Meetings in Montreal, Canada in August this year.


Our heartiest congratulations to Prof Loh for his achievement!


About the Outstanding Statistical Application Award

Established by the American Statistical Association in 1986, the Outstanding Statistical Application Award serves to recognise the authors of papers that demonstrate an outstanding application of statistics in any substantive field. The award is given annually if an eligible and worthy work is nominated.

For past years winners, please click here.


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Prof Loh Wei Liem, winner of 2013 Outstanding Statistical Application Award.