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Phebe Kemmer, PhD


PhD student Phebe Kemmer won the Clint
Miller best poster award at this year's SRCOS
Summer Research Conference.

  • Zae Higgins has been appointed as an Emory University ORDER Scholar for the 2016/2017 academic year.

  • New publication inn Frontier's of Neuroscience: Wang Y, Kang J, Kemmer PB and Guo Y (2016) An Efficient and Reliable Statistical Method for Estimating Functional Connectivity in Large Scale Brain Networks Using Partial Correlation. more...

  • Ran Shi successfully defended his dissertation on 3/30/2016

  • Ran Shi received 2016 ENAR distinguished student paper award.

  • Tian Dai successfully defended her dissertation in Feb 2016.

  • Tian Dai's paper “Predictability of Brain Functional Connectivity in Resting-state fMRI Data Using a Bayesian Hierarchical Model” was selected as one of two runner-up prize winners of ASA Statistics in Imaging Section Student Paper Competition for JSM 2016.

  • Phebe Kemmer was Student Paper Competition Winner of the 2015 ‘Statistical Methods in Imaging Workshop’ co-sponsored by ASA Statistics in Imaging Section and University of Michigan.

  • Phebe Kemmer won the Clint Miller Best Poster Award and Boyd Harsbarger Travel Award of 2015 Southern Regional Council on Statistics (SRCoS) Summer Research Conference.

  • Phebe Kemmer won the Best Emory Student Poster Award of 2015 Georgia Statistics Day.

  • Josh Lukemire, Honorable mention in the Student Poster competition at the 2015 Georgia Statistics Day.

  • Ran Shi's paper "Modeling Covariate Effects in Group Independent Component Analysis With Applications to Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging " was selected as one of the two top-place winners of Student Paper Award by Section on Imaging Statistics of ASA 2015 (declined)

  • Ran Shi's paper won student paper award by section on Baysian Statistics of ASA 2015

  • Yikai Wang, nominated for the Shepard Award for Master thesis in RSPH. 2015

  • Zae Higgins, Honorable Mention of Ford Foundation Fellowship 2015

  • Ying Guo was elected as 2015 Program Chair-Elect of Section on Imaging Statistics of ASA

  • Phebe Kemmer was the 2014 winner of Michael H. Kutner Distinguished Doctoral Student Award in our department

  • Dr. Ying Guo and Jian Kang received an R01 award from NIMH for the project" Statistical ICA Methods for Analysis and Integration of Multi-dimensional Data"