Prof. Rina Foygel Barber awarded a MacArthur Fellowship

October 4, 2023

Congratulations to Rina Foygel Barber, Louis Block Professor in the Department of Statistics, on being awarded the highly prestigious MacArthur Fellowship.

“By building connections across statistics, mathematics, and the sciences, we can uncover interesting new problems and frameworks, and design new tools to better address the challenges of modern data analysis.” [Rina]

The MacArthur Foundation supports creative people and effective institutions committed to building a more just, verdant, and peaceful world. In addition to selecting the MacArthur Fellows, we work to defend human rights, advance global conservation and security, make cities better places, and understand how technology is affecting children and society.

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