Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Seminar Presentation: 12 noon – 1:00 pm
Lunch begins at 11:30
Please RSVP no later than 2:00 pm, on Monday, 9/25/2017, in order to plan for lunch!
Dr. Susmita Datta is a tenured Professor at the University of Florida’s Department of Biostatistics. She joined UF as part of the University’s Preeminence initiative, and co-director of the Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design Program (BERD) at UF’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute.
Before joining UF, Dr. Datta was at the University of Louisville’s Department of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics, as a University Distinguished Scholar and Director of the master’s and Ph.D. programs in that department.
Dr.Datta has published more than 100 peer review journals. The National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health have continuously funded her work. She is a fellow of the American Statistical Association, an elected member of the International Statistical Institute and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Her research area includes bioinformatics, genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, lipidomics, clustering and classification techniques, infectious disease modeling, statistical issues in population biology, systems biology, survival analysis, multi-state models and big data analytics.
Dr. Datta is enthusiastic in promoting women in STEM fields. She has served as president of Caucus for Women in Statistics. Presently, she has an appointment to the Committee of Women in Statistics of ASA. Dr. Datta also adds to her resume, founding executive committee member of the Women in Statistics and Data Science conference.