2011 Undergraduate Statistics Project Competition

Standing Author Title Institution instructor
2011 Undergraduate Statistics Project competition
First Place Suzanne Rohrback A Novel Approach for Analyzing Kinetic Data
from Variants of a Calcium-Binding Protein
Mathematics, Kenyon College Brad Hartlaub View
Second Place Allison Lewis,
Victoria Cuff
Applying Benford's Law of Leading Digits to Large, Natural Data Sets Mathematics, University of Portland
Mathematics, Clemson University
Steven J. Miller
Meike Niederhausen
Third Place Scott Powers,
Alexander Luedke
Evaluating methods for the analysis of rare variants in sequence data Statistics and Operations Research,
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Applied Mathematics, Brown University
Nathan Tintle,
Airat Bekmetje
Honorable Mention Rebecca Rothwell OPPERA Study Further Elucidates the Relationship Between
Heat Pain Sensitivity and Temporal Summation of Heat Pain
Biostatistics, University: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Eric Bair View
Honorable Mention Eric Feder Quantifying Taste: Testing for Dependence in Choice Statistics, Columbia University Tian Zheng View
Honorable Mention Sayar Karmaker Identification Of Clonal Variations Present In Tumor Through Clustering

Statistics, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India

Anil Kumar Ghosh View


2011 USPROC Competition Committee(*) and Judges:
Name Institution
Cheng, Chin-I Central Michigan University
Cooray, Kahadawala Central Michigan University
Famoye, Felix* Central Michigan University
Hooks, Tisha Winona State University
John Holcomb* Cleveland State University
Mentele, James Institute of Health & Business Insight,
Central Michigan University
Kaplan, Jennifer Michigan State University
Carl Lee Central Michigan University
Christopher Malone* Winona State University
Witmer, Jeff* Oberlin College
Aklilu Zeleku Michigan State University