Press Releases

Below are press releases from the National Institute of Statistical Sciences.

NISS Research Associate Lu Chen along with National Agriculture Statistic Services (NASS) colleague Irwin Anolik entered the U.S. Department of Agriculture's AgCensus Visualization Challenge an opportunity to explore AgCensus Data and create interactive visualizations. There were seventeen... more
Posted by: Glenn Johnson
From Minitab's press release: Today, Minitab announced that Dr. James L. Rosenberger, Director, National Institute of Statistical Sciences and Professor Emeritus of Statistics at Penn State University will be the keynote speaker at the Minitab Global Insights Conference 2019.... more
Posted by: Glenn Johnson
CAREER OPPORTUNITY in SPATIAL STATISTICS The National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) seeks to appoint a postdoctoral Research Associate for a high-impact project to develop and implement spatial statistical methodology for education data. The appointment will be for one-year... more
Posted by: Glenn Johnson
Candyce Hughes has significant experience in project management, operations and organizational planning. Prior to joining NISS, Candyce served for four years as the Director of Administration at Sirona Strategies and prior to that she was the Director of Management Operations at St. Elizabeth’s... more
Posted by: Glenn Johnson
The direction of any organization is significantly influenced by the experience, fresh ideas and energy of its board.  For this reason NISS is very excited to welcome Bhramar Mukherjee, Kate Crespi and Alyson Wilson as new members of the NISS Board of Trustees.  They bring a... more
Posted by: Glenn Johnson
NISS plans to appoint one or more PhD-level research analysts/statisticians to be deeply involved in statistical methodological development and/or the application of statistical, computational or quantitative methodologies to large (federal) statistical databases. Is your expertise in Survey... more
Posted by: Glenn Johnson
NISS announced that its new Director is Dr. Nell Sedransk. The announcement was made by Chairwoman Mary Batcher. "The search committee felt that Nell was the best person for this position. She brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the role of Director and has done a tremendous job... more
Posted by: Jamie Nunnelly
John Eltinge and Jamie Nunnelly have been presented the 2015 Distinguished Service Awards from the National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS). Nell Sedransk, Acting Director of NISS, announced the awards on August 10, 2015 at the NISS/SAMSI (Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences... more
Posted by: Jamie Nunnelly
As part of the 25th anniversary celebration at the NISS-SAMSI reception, the National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) initiated a new award to recognize the extraordinary achievements of some of its former postdocs. NISS started mentoring postdoctoral fellows and associates in 1993. Since... more
Posted by: Jamie Nunnelly
Seattle, Washington, August 11, 2015: Mary Batcher, chair of the Board of Trustees of the National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS),announces that Dr. Stephen E. Fienberg has received the 2015 Jerome Sacks Award for Cross-Disciplinary Research. The announcement was made by Dr. Nell... more
Posted by: Jamie Nunnelly

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