Ryan Martin : Awards

Awards and fellowships

Faculty Teaching Award, 2015.
Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science, UIC.

Undergraduate Research Initiative Award, 2014–2015.
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, UIC.
"Bayesian estimation in autoregressive models," with Mr. Nathan Rogers.
(Nathan won Distinguished Paper Award at the Rose–Hulman Undergrad Math Conference.)

Junior Faculty Travel Award, 08/2012, 2014.
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, UIC.

I. W. Burr Award, 2010.
Department of Statistics, Purdue University.

Student Paper Competition Winner, 2009.
ASA Section on Bayesian Statistical Science. [link]

William J. Studden Publication Award, 2009.
Department of Statistics, Purdue University.

Award for Outstanding Teaching by a Statistics Teaching Assistant, 2009
Department of Statistics, Purdue University.

Outstanding Poster Award, 2008.
First Midwest Statistics Research Colloquium, University of Chicago.

National Science Foundation, VIGRE Fellowship, 2005 & 2009.
Department of Statistics, Purdue University.


Research funding

National Science Foundation, Collaborative Research Award, 2016–2019.
"New statistically-motivated solutions to classical inverse problems." [link]
Principle Investigator; with S. G. Walker @ University of Texas–Austin.

National Science Foundation, Collaborative Research Award, 2015–2018.
"Optimal Bayesian concentration rates from double empirical priors." [link]
Principle Investigator; with S. G. Walker @ University of Texas–Austin.

Society of Actuaries Individual Grant, 2016.
"A Bayesian approach to rating variable selection."
Co-Principle Investigator; PI is L. Hong @ Robert Morris University.

U.S. Army Short-term Innovative Research Award, 2015–2016.
"Variations on Bayesian prediction and inference."
Principle Investigator.

Society of Actuaries–Casualty Actuarial Society Individual Grant, 2015.
"Flexible Bayesian nonparametric credibility models."
Co-Principle Investigator; PI is L. Hong @ Robert Morris University.

National Security Agency, Young Investigator Award, 2013–2015.*
"Recursive estimation of mixing distributions: theory, methods, and high-dimensional applications."
Principle Investigator.
(*I could not accept the NSA award while supported by the NSF, so I declined it.)

National Science Foundation, Collaborative Research Award, 2012–2015.
"Prior-free probabilistic inferential methods for large-p-small-n linear regression problems." [link]
Principle Investigator; with C. Liu @ Purdue University.