Admissions application

September 19, 2023

Maroon outlined phoenix

Our online application is open!  The application deadline is January 4, 2024.

Please welcome our latest faculty hire

September 18, 2023

Daniel Xiang, assistant instructional professor

Please join us in welcoming Daniel Xiang, as our new assistant instructional professor!

Alumni SPOTLIGHT:  Meet Kushal K. Dey, PhD’18

August 30, 2023

Kushal Dey, PhD'18

Our Alumni SPOTLIGHT focuses on Kushal K. Dey, PhD'18.

How AI is transforming scientific research, with Rebecca Willett (Ep. 116)

August 16, 2023

Big Brains Podcasts

Examining the possibilities—and the dangers—of this rapidly developing technology.

Welcome to Xinran Li

August 15, 2023

Xinran Li, Assistant Professor

Please join us in welcoming, Xinran Li, assistant professor in the Department of Statistics and the College.  

Alumni SPOTLIGHT:  Meet Rick Presman, SM’20

August 11, 2023

Rick Presman

Our Alumni SPOTLIGHT focuses on Rick Presman, SM'20.

Congratulations to our summer graduates

August 8, 2023

Daniel Xiang, PhD Student

Best wishes to our 2023 summer graduates.  We wish you all the best!

Welcome to our new hires!

August 1, 2023

PSD datamap for Statistics

Please join us in welcoming Tristan Goodwill, Anjali Nair, Siyao Yang, and Yuxin Zhou, our new William H. Kruskal Instructors.

Workshop on Mathematical Trends in Medical Imaging

July 26, 2023

Workshop on Mathematical Trends in Medical Imaging August 7-10, 2023

Workshop on Mathematical Trends in Medical Imaging August 7-10, 2023

Prof. Lek-Heng Lim wins Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship

July 24, 2023

Lek-Heng Lim

University of Chicago professor of computational and applied mathematics Lek-Heng Lim has been awarded the 2023 Vannevar Bush Fellowship, the U.S. Department of Defense’s most prestigious award for basic research. It provides $3 million in funding to support transformative, “blue-sky” research at the limits of today’s technology.

Chao Gao awarded the Noether Early Career Scholar Award for 2023

July 13, 2023

Chao Gao

Chao Gao, assistant professor, Department of Statistics, is a recipient of the Noether Early Career Scholar Award for 2023. 

Alumni SPOTLIGHT:  Meet Miaoyan Wang

July 7, 2023

Welcome to our new faculty

July 6, 2023

Nikolaos (Nikos) Ignatiadis and Ryan McShane

The Department welcomes two new faculty: Nikolaos (Nikos) Ignatiadis, assistant professor, and Ryan McShane, assistant instructional professor, to the Department of Statistics, and the Data Science Institute.

Axiom’s zero-knowledge proofs might one day help detect deepfakes

July 6, 2023

Yi Sun, assistant professor, Department of Statistics and the College

Prof. Yi Sun discusses his startup Axiom developing technology to quickly and accurately detect deepfakes on the internet.

Guillaume Bal appointed Director of CCAM

July 5, 2023

Guillaume Bal, Professor, Departments of Statistics (CAMI), Mathematics, and the College has been appointed as Director of the Committee on Computational and Applied Mathematics (CCAM), effective July 1, 2023.