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2023 SLDS Student Paper Award Results

  • 1.  2023 SLDS Student Paper Award Results

    Posted 01-25-2023 09:50

    We are delighted to inform you that the results of the 2023 SLDS student paper competition have been announced. Out of the 89 submissions received, the award committee has selected five winning papers and two honorable mentions. The five winning papers will be presented at the 2023 Joint Statistical Meetings in a special topic-contributed session titled "SLDS Student Paper Awards". We highly recommend JSM attendees to mark this session in their program as it promises to be an interesting one.

    Student Paper Winners (in alphabetical order)



    Paper Title

    Lee, Chanwoo

    University of Wisconsin-Madison

    Statistical and computational rates in high rank tensor estimation

    Park, Beomjo

    Carnegie Mellon University

    Robust Universal Inference

    Shen, Shuting

    Harvard University

    Fast Distributed Principal Component Analysis with High Accuracy for Large-Scale Federated Data

    Xu, Yang

    North Carolina State University

    Quantile Off-Policy Evaluation via Deep Conditional Generative Learning

    Zhang, Shushu

    University of Michigan

    Estimation and Inference for High-dimensional Expected Shortfall Regression


    Honorable Mentions

    Fisher, Jillian

    University of Washington

    Statistical and Computational Guarantees for Influence Diagnostics

    Takatsu, Kenta

    Carnegie Mellon University

    Debiased inference for a covariate-adjusted regression function


    We extend our heartfelt gratitude to the award committee members for their dedicated time, effort and judgment in the selection process. Without their generous contribution during the holiday season, it would not have been possible to process such a large number of submissions.

    For questions, please contact the SLDS 2023 Student Paper Award Co-chairs, Xingye Qiao ( and Kean Ming Tan (

    Xingye Qiao
    Binghamton University