March 31, 2020
The Peter Gavin Hall Early Career Prize recognizes early-career research accomplishments and research promise in statistics, broadly construed. The inaugural recipient of the 2020 Peter Hall Prize is Rina Foygel Barber, Associate Professor in the Department of Statistics at the University of Chicago. Read more
February 28, 2020
Best wishes to our Winter 2020 graduates!
December 31, 2019
December 30, 2019
Matthew Stephens was named the Ralph W. Gerard Professor, effective January 1, 2020.
December 12, 2019
Best wishes to our Autumn Quarter 2019 graduates!
November 26, 2019
Congratulations to Prof. Wei Biao Wu for being elected to receive a Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.
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.
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...
October 4, 2019
The Department of Statistics Consulting Program is now open and receiving project requests for the new academic year.
September 23, 2019
Our application for Fall 2020 is now open!
September 5, 2019
Tingran Gao, William H. Kruskal Instructor, has been developing geometric learning frameworks to analyze 3-D scans of complex biological surfaces.
August 21, 2019
Best wishes to our Summer Quarter Graduates!
August 5, 2019
William H. Kruskal Instructor Daniel Massatt Awarded the 2019 SIAM Student Paper Prize for PhD Thesis Research
June 24, 2019
June 5, 2019
Consulting Project Award Winner