Uzma Raja, a PhD candidate in information and operations management, has been competitively selected as an SAS Student Ambassador, which pays all her expenses to present a paper related to her dissertation in the March 2006 SAS Users Group International Conference in San Francisco. Raja’s paper is titled, “Investigating Open Source Project Success — A Data Mining Approach to Model Formulation, Testing and Validation.”

As a student ambassador at the 31st annual conference, Raja will interact with international audiences of SAS users from researchers and SAS experts to business leaders and industry specialists.