December 30, 2019
Matthew Stephens was named the Ralph W. Gerard Professor, effective January 1, 2020.
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.
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...
June 24, 2019
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 8, 2019
All Statistics students, faculty, staff, and their families are invited to the annual Department Picnic on SUNDAY, June 2, 2019, at 12 pm, at Promontory Point in Hyde Park.
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.
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!
January 23, 2019
Prof. Gregory Lawler is a 2019 recipient of the highly prestigious Wolf Prize in mathematics for pioneering research in the use of probability.
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.
January 10, 2019
The Department's annual lunar new year luncheon
December 20, 2018
December 13, 2018