NSF Graduate Research Fellowships Given to 12 Students for Statistics

The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently awarded its prestigious 2017 Graduate Research Fellowships (GRF) to 2,000 students, of which 12 were selected from the statistics field.


The GRF recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees at accredited United States institutions.

Congratulations to the following students for their efforts to expand awareness of the value of statistics:

Elizabeth Chase, Biostatistics, The University of North Carolina
Kyle Conniff, Statistics, University of California-Irvine
Taylor Marie Lagler, Biostatistics, The University of North Carolina
Runjing Liu, Statistics, University of California-Berkeley
Emili Virginia Moan, Statistics, North Carolina State University
Seth Viren Neel, Statistics, University of Pennsylvania
Michelle Nuno, Biostatistics, University of California-Irvine
Yujia Pan, Statistics, University of Michigan
Nicole Pashley, Statistics, Harvard University
Kim Chanel Raath, Statistics, William Marsh Rice University
Bradley Aaron Rava, Statistics, Yale University
Robert Weylandt, Statistics, William Marsh Rice University