About Us

The BearcatStats Club is the Student Chapter of the American Statistical Association (ASA) at the University of Cincinnati. It was founded in 2015 with faculty advisor Dr. Marty Levy (Professor Emeritus). BearcatStats Club provides opportunities for students to connect with other students interested in statistics, data science, and analytics and interact with prominent statisticians locally and at national meetings. It also provides latest information about local academic/industry talks and job opportunities, as well as different competition events on data science. BearcatStats Club encourages students to continue studying statistics and provides career information in the statistical and data sciences.

Currently the club has more than 20 members, including students from Master programs in Statistics, Biostatistics, and Business Analytics, as well recent graduates.

All students are welcome to join BearcatStats! Free to register!

 

Save the date:

4/12  5:30 pm

Lindner Hall 608

Upcoming Event:

Apr 12, 2019, 5:30 PM
Lindner Hall 608, 2925 Campus Green Dr

Other events

Data Science Competitions
Prize Money

Passenger Screening Algorithm Challenge

Improve the accuracy of the Department of Homeland Security's threat recognition algorithms

$1,500,000

Zillow Prize: Zillow’s Home Value Prediction (Zestimate)

Can you improve the algorithm that changed the world of real estate? Zillow Prize, a competition with a one million dollar grand prize, is challenging the data science community to help push the accuracy of the Zestimate even further. Winning algorithms stand to impact the home values of 110M homes across the U.S.

$1,200,000

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Organizers

Dr. Yan Yu

Co-Advisor

Yan Yu is the Joseph S. Stern Professor of Business Analytics at the Carl H. Lindner College of Business, at the University of Cincinnati. She earned her Ph.D. in Statistics from Cornell University, with a minor in Finance.

Co-Advisor

 

Yichen Qin is an assistant professor in the Department of Operations, Business Analytics, and Information Systems in the Lindner College of Business at the University of Cincinnati. He earned his Ph.D. degree in Applied Mathematics and Statistics from the Johns Hopkins University in 2013.

Prof. Marty Levy

Former Faculty Advisor

Professor Emeritus of Business Analytics

Department of Operations, Business Analytics and Information Systems

Carl H. Lindner College of Business

University of Cincinnati

Shaobo Li

Former President

Assistant Professor

University of Kansas School of Business

Brittany Green

President

Department of Operations, Business Analytics, and Information Systems

Car H. Lindner College of Business

University of Cincinnati

Xiaorui Zhu

Vice President

Department of Operations, Business Analytics, and Information Systems

Lindner College of Business

University of Cincinnati

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