News

2024

Prof. Yuehaw Khoo awarded a prestigious Sloan Fellowship in 2024

February 21, 2024

Yuehaw Khoo

Prof. Yuehaw Khoo is among five UChicago scholars awarded a prestigious Sloan Fellowship in 2024.


Rebecca Willett awarded the SIAG DATA Career prize

February 10, 2024

Rebecca Willett, Professor, Departments of Statistics and Computer Science

Rebecca Willett has been awarded the inaugural SIAG DATA Career prize

The prize will be awarded at the 2024 SIAM Conference on Mathematics of Data Science (MDS24) to be held in Atlanta, Georgia, United States from October 21 – 25, 2024.


Student Research Poster Day

January 19, 2024

We invite all students (Stat and CAM) and faculty to the Student Research Poster Day


SIAM Activity Group on Imaging Science Best Paper Prize 2024

January 19, 2024

Cong Ma

Congratulations to Cong Ma and co-authors Kaizheng Wang, Yuejie Chi, and Yuxin Chen on receiving the 2024 SIAG/Imaging Science Best Paper Prize for their work "Implicit Regularization in Nonconvex Statistical Estimation: Gradient Descent Converges Linearly for Phase Retrieval, Matrix Completion, and Blind Deconvolution" published on Foundations of Computational Mathematics.


 


A warm welcome to Frederic Koehler!

January 16, 2024

Frederic Koehler, Assistant Professor (Jan 1, 2024)

Please join us in welcoming Frederic Koehler to our department as a new assistant professor of Statistics and the Data Science Institute.


CISE Distinguished Lecture: Rebecca Willett

January 11, 2024

Rebecca Willett

Rebecca Willett, Departments of Statistics and Computer Science, and the Data Science Institute
"Machine Learning Foundations Accelerate Innovation and Promote Trustworthiness" 


2023

Alumni SPOTLIGHT: Meet Bowei Kang, SM’20

December 18, 2023

Bowei Kang, SM'20

Our Alumni SPOTLIGHT focuses on Bowei Kang, SM'20.


2023 Neumann Prize winner

December 14, 2023

Congratulations to Prof. Stephen M. Stigler on winning the 2023 Neumann Prize for his book, "Casanova's Lottery: The History of a Revolutionary Game of Chance."


Our Autumn 2023 graduates

December 1, 2023

Zhan Lin, PhD student

Congratulations to our Autumn 2023 graduates!


Autumn 2023 Consulting Cup Winners

November 29, 2023

Congratulations to the Friday Team!


Prof. Rina Foygel Barber awarded a MacArthur Fellowship

October 4, 2023

Rina Foygel Barber, Louis Block Professor, and MacArthur Fellow

"Developing tools to reduce false positives and improve confidence in high-dimensional data models."


Congratulations to Qiaosen Wang!

October 2, 2023

Qiaosen Wang, PhD Student

Congratulations to Qiaosen Wang, recipient of the Second Annual Takintayo Akinbiyi Memorial Award for Academic Excellence in Statistics.


Meet Annie Xie

September 28, 2023

Annie Xie, PhD Student

Meet Annie Xie, third year PhD student in the Department of Statistics.


Admissions application

September 19, 2023

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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!