Join the Florida State University Department of Statistics at
10 a.m., Friday, Sept. 24, as Susan Murphy, professor of Statistics at Harvard University; Radcliffe Alumnae Professor at the Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University; and professor of Computer Science at Harvard's John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, delivers the 2021 Myles Hollander Distinguished Lecture.  
Murphy will present “We used a Bandit Algorithm to Personalize But Did It Work?” Murphy's lab works on clinical trial designs and online learning algorithms in sequential decision-making, in particular in the area of digital health. She developed the micro-randomized trial for use in constructing mobile health interventions, which is presently in use across a broad range of health related areas. Murphy is a 2013 MacArthur Fellow and a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Medicine, both of the U.S.'s national academies.
The annual Myles Hollander Distinguished Lectureship recognizes an internationally renowned leader and pioneering researcher in statistics who has made a sustained impact on the field, and the lectures feature topics spanning the breadth of statistics.

We sincerely hope you will join us. Learn more about this event, and email [email protected] with questions.


Xufeng Niu
Chair, FSU Department of Statistics