The amount is FIU’s latest award for excellence or improvement on the metrics put forward in 2014 by the Board of Governors, which oversees the State University System of Florida. The Governor and Legislature codified the Board’s metrics into law in 2016 and directed $500 million toward the model, including a $225 million state investment that universities matched with $275 million.
Dr. Kibria has consistently been one of the most productive faculty in the Department. Last year he contributed to 14 journal papers and presented by himself/ co-author 9 conference papers. He is a leader in Ridge Regression among statisticians of his generation. Related recent News: Dr. Kibria was appointed to the prestigious position of Editor in Chief of Journal of Probability and Statistical Science (JPSS). See Jan 2016. Also X Li was chosen as a Top Scholar last year. See May 2015.
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics hosted an international conference in Partial Differential Equations, Complex Analysis, and Related Topics from 01/4/2016 to 01/07/ 2016. For more information, click on the heading of this news item.
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