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 Project 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.
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
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.
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.
August 5, 2019
William H. Kruskal Instructor Daniel Massatt Awarded the 2019 SIAM Student Paper Prize for PhD Thesis Research
June 4, 2019
PhD candidate, Yuxin Zou, awarded the David Wallace Award for Applied Statistics.
June 4, 2019
Prof. Stephen M. Stigler, Ernest DeWitt Burton Distinguished Service Professor, has been awarded the Arthur L. Kelly Prize for exceptional service in the Physical Sciences Division.
June 3, 2019
We are pleased to congratulate Prof. Steven Lalley for receiving a Faculty Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching and Mentoring this year.
May 24, 2019
Statistics PhD Peter Panov has been awarded the prestigious Harper Dissertation Fellowship for 2019-20. The University-side competition awards financial support toward the completion of the candidate’s dissertation.
April 23, 2019
PhD student Wanrong Zhu is the recipient of the Elaine K. Bernstein Women in Science Award. The award provides additional assistance for student research and travel.
April 15, 2019
Per A. Mykland, Robert Maynard Hutchins Distinguished Service Professor in Statistics and Finance, has been named a recipient of the prestigious John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship.