Wei receives ENVR honorable mention

Jennifer Wei has won Honorable Mention in the 2017 ASA-ENVR Student Paper Competition.

Jennifer’s paper entitiled “Sparse Bayesian Nonparametric Regression with Application to Health Effects of Pesticides Mixtures” proposes a new statistical method for identifying potentially non-linear exposure effects in the high-dimensional setting. This work is in collaboration with Brian Reich, Jane Hoppin and Subhashis Ghosal, and will be presented at JSM 2017 in Baltimore, MD.