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2019

2020 Class of Fellows of the AMS

November 1, 2019

Lek-Heng Lim, Associate Professor in Statistics and the Computational and Applied Mathematics Initiative, has been named a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) for 2020 for his contributions to applied mathematics, particularly numerical linear algebra. 


New initiative brings together AI and science

October 10, 2019

Prof. Rebecca Willett has been leading a new initiative sponsored by the Office for National Laboratories at the University of Chicago to facilitate new collaborations at the intersection of artificial intelligence and basic sciences in partnership with Argonne National Laboratory and Fermilab.  Read more...


The Statistics Consulting Program

October 4, 2019

The Department of Statistics Consulting Program is now open and receiving project requests for the new academic year.


Our application for Fall 2020 is now open!

September 23, 2019

Our application for Fall 2020 is now open!


Geometric Learning Bridges Mathematics and Statistics to Marine Biology and Geophysical Sciences

September 5, 2019

Tingran Gao, William H. Kruskal Instructor, has been developing geometric learning frameworks to analyze 3-D scans of complex biological surfaces. 


Best wishes to our Summer Quarter Graduates!

August 21, 2019

Best wishes to our Summer Quarter Graduates!


RTG Summer Lectures on Data Science

June 24, 2019


Consulting Project Award Winner

June 5, 2019

Consulting Project Award Winner


David Wallace Award for Applied Statistics

June 4, 2019

PhD candidate, Yuxin Zou, awarded the David Wallace Award for Applied Statistics.


Stephen M. Stigler Awarded the Arthur L. Kelly Prize

June 4, 2019

Prof. Stephen M. Stigler, Ernest DeWitt Burton Distinguished Service Professor, has been awarded the Arthur L. Kelly Prize for exceptional service in the Physical Sciences Division.


Faculty Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching

June 3, 2019

We are pleased to congratulate Prof. Steven Lalley for receiving a Faculty Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching and Mentoring this year.


Congratulations to our Harper Fellow!

May 24, 2019

Statistics PhD Peter Panov has been awarded the prestigious Harper Dissertation Fellowship for 2019-20. The University-side competition awards financial support toward the completion of the candidate’s dissertation.


RTG Summer Lectures on Data Science

May 22, 2019

The Committee on Computational and Applied Mathematics and the Department of Statistics hosted a series of six lectures on numerical methods in data science and two seminars on deep neural networks in the afternoons of June 17, 19, 21


Best wishes to our Spring Quarter Graduates!

May 21, 2019

Jiageng Liu, MS
Juan Mora, MS
Suchan Park, MS
Gang Qiao, MS
Jasha Sommer-Simpson, MS
Rui Wang, MS
Heqing Ye, MS
Mahtiyar Bonakdarpour, PHD
Joelle Mbatchou, PHD
Fan Yang, PHD


Statistics Fellowship Information Session

May 21, 2019

Karen Rosenthall, the Fellowship Director at UChicagoGRAD, will present a talk about funding opportunities available to Statistics graduate students tailored specifically to our department on Friday, May 31, 2019, at 2:30 PM in Jones 304.