July 12, 2021
June 11, 2021
Please join us in congratulating Micól Tresoldi, winner of our consulting award for 2020-2021.
May 24, 2021
The Department's David Wallace Award for Applied Statistics is given yearly to graduate students working on applications of statistics in scientific domains. The award includes a supplement to the student’s summer support. This year, the award is given to Micol Tresoldi for her research on sparsity in ANOVA and F-ratios, and for her outstanding contributions to the consulting program over the years.
May 18, 2021
An online symposium featured 11 presentations by student teams from UChicago and French universities affiliated with the French National Centre for Scientific Research, with questions and discussion from faculty supervisors. Attendees voted to choose the best presentations and awarded two prizes. PSD’s Yi Liu in statistics (pictured) and Maria Douaihy of CNRS – U. Montpellier won second place for “Modeling Transcriptional Bursting in Space and Time.” First place was awarded to Marie Greaney of BSD and Maxime Lehman of CNRS – U. Paris-Saclay for “How is Sensory Information Transformed into Appropriate Motor Control?”
May 13, 2021
Statistics PhD Pinhan Chen has been awarded the prestigious Harper Dissertation Fellowship for 2021-22.
March 31, 2021
Rebecca Willett selected as a SIAM Fellow for 2021
March 15, 2021
February 5, 2021
Congratulations to Pinhan Chen, Lizhen Nie, Enakshi Saha, Hai Tran-Bach, and Jiacheng Wang who are among twenty PhD students selected as 2020–21 Radix Trading Fellows
January 5, 2021
December 31, 2020
Rina Foygel Barber has been named the Louis Block Professor.
September 2, 2020
Professor Rebecca Willett of the Departments of Statistics and Computer Science, along with Professors Rina Foygel Barber and Mary Silber from Statistics, will help the four-university collaboration establish the maturing field of data science while also advancing machine learning and other artificial intelligence approaches.
August 6, 2020
June 17, 2020
Our Consulting Award winner for 2019-2020 is Dongyue Xie.
June 3, 2020
PhD candidate, Abby Stevens, awarded the David Wallace Award for Applied Statistics.
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.