PhD students Yan Li and Xiaokang Liu won 2019 IBM Student Paper Awards from New England Statistics Symposium (https://nestat.org/ibmawards/ibm2019/).
Yan’s work is on “Weight Matrix Construction in Fingerprinting to Improve Detection of Global Temperature Signals in Historical Climate”. The paper is coauthored by Yan Li, Kun Chen, Jun Yan and Zhang.
Xiaokang Liu’s work is entitled “Multivariate Functional Regression via Nested Reduced-Rank Regularization”. The paper is coauthored by Xiaokang Liu, Shujie Ma and Kun Chen.