PhD Candidate Lindsey Dietz sees herself as part of a burgeoning moment in researching extreme climatic events. Her research aims to have real-world applications by helping communities and states prepare for these extreme events. Lindsey’s studies shows the ability of statistical research to not only have theoretical implications, but be applied in truly tangible and monumental ways.
Pow! Bam! Whoosh! Nonprofits take heart. The graduate student statisticians of Statistics in the Community (STATCOM) are ready to do battle with those numbers for you and make them talk. Ready, set… Crunch!
Lynn Y.S. Lin (PhD '75, statistics) set a world standard in product-marketing research with his statistical model that incorporated consumer response data to forecast new-product sales. With eye for solving problems and penchant for big-picture thinking, Lin relishes in the challenges of statistics and its broad application.
Ph.D. candidate in statistics Lindsey Dietz studies climate change, hoping to "reconcile the complexity of the problems with methods that provide tractable answers" and to help lead to a better understanding of climate change and how to adapt to its effects.