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OREM Senior Design Team a Finalist in National Data Analytics Competition

The senior design team of Ahmed Alefari, Emma Hanson, John Clay Richard, James Stine, and Jessica Wang were finalists in the CSBS 2021 Data Analytics Competition. This year's topic from the Conference of State Bank Supervisors was to develop and test a model for forecasting bank failures. The SMU team was awarded a $2,500 prize.

Dr. Halit Uster receives prestigious NSF grant for disaster response logistics

Emergency logistics has largely overlooked the important interdependence between evacuation (demand) and relief (supply) sides. This grant investigates such integration from the perspective of both cost- and operation-effectiveness in emergency preparedness planning.

OREM Assistant Professor Dr. Miju Ahn receives competitive NSF grant for predictive modeling using big data

This award reflects NSF's statutory mission and has been deemed worthy of support through evaluation using the Foundation's intellectual merit and broader impacts review criteria.

OREM PhD student Niloofar Fadavi receives prestigious CSE scholarship awarded by the Center for Research Computing and the Moody School of Graduate and Advanced Studies

Niloofar's dissertation is on the development of solution methods for large-scale stochastic convex programming problems with recourse. Her research includes the design of data-driven algorithms, their theoretical analysis, and computational implementation. 

SMU Research Could Change the Way Diabetes is Treated

Lyle and SMU Cox School of Business are conducting collaborative research to help providers develop a plan using a statistical model to predict potential patients for diabetes testing up to ten years before there are noticeable symptoms.