STATMOS is holding a workshop for Spatial Statistics designed for young researchers and PhD Students on September 13th and 14th 2019 at the University of Iowa.  The goal fo the workshop is to bring young researchers into the field of Spatial Statistics and develop collaborations.  

The workshop will be conducted by:
Christopher Wikle, PhD  
Douglas Nychka, PhD
Will Kleiber, PhD

Curators Distinguished Professor and Department Chair of the Department of Statistics at the University of Missouri.

Professor of Statistics at the Colorado School of Mines and Emeritus Scientist for the National Center for Atmospheric ResearchAssociate Professor of Statistics at the University of Colorado

The workshop has limited space consisting of up to 24 PhD Students and/or Postdocs and up to 12 young faculty members.  All expenses will be paid by STATMOS including travel expenses (airfare, mileage, etc), hotel at the Hyatt Place in Iowa City and a per diem for meals and incidentals.  

To qualify you will need to be a PhD student, Postdoc or faculty member in Statistics, Biostatistics or Data Science at an institution of higher learning in the USA.  Participants should be well versed in Linear Models Theory, Probability and Statistical Inference and proficient in computing.

To apply for the funding, fill out the following form and email it to Edward Boone at elboone@vcu.edu.  Applications will be accepted until August 10th 2019.  PhD students should also include a letter of support from their PhD advisor in the application email.

Questions regarding the program should be directed to Hossein Moradi Rekabdarkolaee at Hossein.MoradiRekabdarkolaee@sdstate.edu.

The STATMOS 2019 Spatial Statistics Workshop is a joint effort by the Department of Statistical Sciences and Operations Research at Virginia Commonwealth University, the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at South Dakota State University and the Department of Statistics at the University of Iowa.

This is funded by the NSF STATMOS grant.