News: Faculty

2019

2020 Class of Fellows of the AMS

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. 


New initiative brings together AI and science

October 10, 2019

Prof. Rebecca Willett has been leading a new initiative sponsored by the Office for National Laboratories at the University of Chicago to facilitate new collaborations at the intersection of artificial intelligence and basic sciences in partnership with Argonne National Laboratory and Fermilab.  Read more...


RTG Summer Lectures on Data Science

June 24, 2019


Stephen M. Stigler Awarded the Arthur L. Kelly Prize

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.


Faculty Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching

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.


Per Mykland Chosen as Guggenheim Fellow

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.


Rebecca Willett—IEEE Award for Best Paper

January 30, 2019

Prof. Rebecca Willett and co-author Eric C. Hall received the "2018 IEEE SPS Young Author Best Paper Award" from the IEEE Signal Processing Society for their article "Online Convex Optimization in Dynamic Environments" (https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7044563). Congratulations, Becca, on recognition of your ongoing research!


Lawler Awarded Wolf Prize

January 23, 2019

Prof. Greg Lawler is a 2019 recipient of the highly prestigious Wolf Prize in mathematics for pioneering research in the use of probability.


Award-winning Faculty

January 15, 2019

Prof. Lek-Heng Lim has been awarded the prestigious Hans Schneider Prize for 2019 by the International Linear Algebra Society (ILAS). The Society acknowledges the best scholarship in this area of mathematical research triennially.


2018

Congratulate our Student Women in Science

December 20, 2018


Happy Holidays!

December 13, 2018


Holiday Celebration Is upon Us!

November 14, 2018

Please join us with celebrating the holidays...


Student Career Event: Lubrizol Data Science Q&A Session

October 24, 2018

Student Career Event: Lubrizol Data Science Q&A Session


Billingsley Lectures on Probability

October 10, 2018

Prof. Allan Sly from Princeton University will speak on "Phase Transitions of Random Constraint Satisfaction Problems" for the 7th Billingsley Lecture on Probability.