The Department of Statistics at Rice University is excited to welcome you to our
PhD Virtual Visit Day. Thank you for your participation. Our goal is to give you the opportunity to visit with current Rice faculty and current PhD students and learn more about our program. Monday, March 1, 2021
8:30AM - 5:30PM CST
To take part in our PhD Virtual Visit,
register to access the Zoom meeting. Schedule
All times are in US Central Standard Time (CST):
8:30AM | Welcome Remarks by Department Chair, Prof. Rudy Guerra
9:00AM - 11:00AM | Opportunity to meet with Faculty (individual/group meetings)
11:00AM - Noon | Seminar - Prof. Eric Chi, North Carolina State University
Noon - 1:00PM | Break
1:00PM - 5:00PM | Opportunity to meet with Faculty (individual/group meetings)
5:00PM | Closing Remarks and Discussion with Faculty
You will be assigned a time to meet with current students, either at 10:30am or 3:30pm.
PRIOR TO March 1, please complete the following:
View available video presentations of faculty members below
View the 3-minute training on Zoom Breakout Room. ( Note: please pay attention to the Student view portion starting at 1:49.) Make sure the Zoom app version in your computer is at least 5.3.0. Learn more about
updating your Zoom version.
Areas of Research: Bayesian Statistics, applications in genomics, neuroimaging and engineering
Areas of Research: Applications in cell and molecular biology and cancer research
Areas of Research: Neural machine learning (Artificial Neural Networks); large, high-dimensional, complex data; manifold learning, self-organized learning, clustering and classification, pattern recognition; variable selection, data mining and visualization.
For any questions or comments, please email
Paige Goodson, Undergraduate and Graduate Program Administrator, at email@example.com.