PhD student Niloy Biswas given 2021 Laplace Award by American Statistical Association

September 22, 2021

Niloy Biswas, a PhD student at the Harvard’s Department of Statistics, was given the 2021 Laplace Award by the American Statistical Association. The ASA wrote “Niloy was selected for his paper titled "Coupled Markov chain Monte Carlo for high-dimensional regression with Half-t priors" authored with Anirban Bhattacharya (Texas A&M), Pierre E. Jacob (Harvard), and James E. Johndrow (University of Pennsylvania). Xiao-Li Meng is Niloy's advisor. ” More details are at: