The Institute of Mathematical Statistics has selected Ying Hung as the winner of this year’s Tweedie New Researcher Award. Dr. Hung received her PhD in 2008 from Georgia Institute of Technology, and is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Statistics and Biostatistics at Rutgers.

The IMS Travel Awards Committee, selected Dr. Hung “For her outstanding contributions to design and analysis of computer experiments and Statistical analysis with applications in cell biology.”

The IMS Tweedie New Researcher Award will fund Dr. Hung’s travel to present the Tweedie New Researcher Invited Lecture at the IMS New Researchers’ Conference, held this year in Boston in August.