Five Hoopes Winners in the Statistics Department

May 6, 2022

Congratulations to the below concentrators (and their advisors) on receiving Hoopes Prizes for their outstanding theses!  This year, we are thrilled to have the following five winners in our Department:

  • Jay Chandra for his project entitled “Classification of Continuous Natural Human Behavior Using Intracranial Field Potentials”—supervised and nominated by Professor Gabriel Kreiman
  • Rachel Guo for her project entitled “On the Effect of Ranger Patrols on Deterring Poaching: A Bayesian Approach for Causal Inference Using Field Tests as an Instrument”—supervised and nominated by Professor Milind Tambe
  • Sreekar Mantena for his project entitled “Model-Based Exploration Algorithms for Diagnostic Probe Design”—supervised and nominated by Professor Pardis Sabeti
  • Yash Nair for his project entitled “Randomization Tests for Adaptively Collected Data”—supervised and nominated by Professor Lucas Janson
  • James Roney for his project entitled “Evidence for and Applications of Physics-Based Reasoning in AlphaFold”—supervised and nominated by Dr. Sergey Ovchinnikov