Category Archives: Students

Total Chaos: Soccer, ISE, and Old People

Total Chaos In Fall 2017  I decided that it was time to start working on my bucket-list, item #117: play an actual game of soccer.   There are other items on my bucket-list too, but I figured I better try this one soon since I am not getting any younger.  This is the impetus for… Read More »

Summer 2016 Hangout

Summer 2016 Hangout Very happy to see all the students and friends that came out to the Summer 2016 hangout at McNellie’s The Abner Ale House in Norman.  I am privileged to work a wide variety of students in ISE, DSA, and CEES who are applying research in a broad array of application areas (from Community Resilience to… Read More »

Welcome students!

Welcome! Bienvenidos!  欢迎! خوش آمدی Very happy to welcome some new students to the Analytics Lab!  Some of these will be working with Dr. Nicholson for their Master’s thesis, others are working on special studies projects or practicums — regardless, those of use in the lab are glad you are around and looking forward to the Summer and… Read More »

Summer 2016 updates!

Summer 2016 is here! The last of the ISE/DSA 5113 finals has been taken, all pencils are down, and students are heading out for new adventures. Cyril Beyney has just accepted an offer to become the lead data scientist for Nerd Kingdom and is moving to Dallas, TX! Weili Zhang is headed up to Pittsburg for a… Read More »

Au revoir Olivia! Bonne chance!

A bittersweet farewell to Olivia Perret!  I am extremely proud of her as a recent graduate of the MS ISE program at University of Oklahoma and I am honored to have been her advisor.  She has accepted a 10 week ‘internship’ in New York City as a Quantitative Analyst with Standard & Poor.   Knowing… Read More »

Congratulations Olivia Perret!

Congratulations to Olivia Perret upon her successful defense of her Masters thesis research, “A novel post-hoc matching procedure using statistical learning methods”.  She is now the 5th student in the Analytics Lab to obtain a Masters of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the University of Oklahoma. On February 2, 2016, Olivia presented and defended her work  in front… Read More »

Congratulations to Cyril Beyney!

Très bien Cyril! Congratulations to Cyril Beyney upon a successful completion of his Masters of Science in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the University of Oklahoma. On December 10, 2015, Cyril presented and successfully defended his thesis entitled, “Quantitative analysis of social media sensitivity to natural disasters”.   The committee members, Dr. Charles Nicholson, Dr.… Read More »

Congratulations to the 2015 graduating MS students!

Congratulations to 2015 Masters students: Leslie Goodwin, Olwafemi Oseni, Diana Wang, and Weili Zhang! Leslie, Femi, and Diana completed the Masters program in ISE.  Weili, completed his Master’s degree in Data Science and Analytics — the first student to finish this program.  Weili is continuing his studies as PhD student in ISE; Diana is pursuing a PhD in… Read More »