News

2020

Congratulations to our Harper Fellow for 2020-21!

May 27, 2020

Statistics PhD student Sen Na has been awarded the prestigious Harper
Dissertation Fellowship for 2020-21.  The University-wide competition awards
financial support toward the completion of the candidate's dissertation.
 


Spring Quarter 2020 Graduates

May 22, 2020

Best wishes to our Spring Quarter 2020 graduates!


Summer Quarter Graduate Registration

May 22, 2020

May 25, 2020:  Summer Quarter Graduate Registration Opens at 8:30 a.m. Email Keisha Prowoznik, (kprowoznik@galton.uchicago.edu) if you have questions.


Rina Foygel Barber wins Peter Gavin Hall Early Career Prize

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


Winter Quarter 2020 Graduates!

February 28, 2020

Best wishes to our Winter 2020 graduates!


2019

The deadline for our Fall 2020 application is December 31, 2019!

December 31, 2019


Faculty Accolade

December 30, 2019

Matthew Stephens was named the Ralph W. Gerard Professor, effective January 1, 2020. 


Autumn Quarter graduates!

December 12, 2019

Best wishes to our Autumn Quarter 2019 graduates!


Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Research Award

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.


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!