News: Research

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...


Geometric Learning Bridges Mathematics and Statistics to Marine Biology and Geophysical Sciences

September 5, 2019

Tingran Gao, William H. Kruskal Instructor, has been developing geometric learning frameworks to analyze 3-D scans of complex biological surfaces. 


RTG Summer Lectures on Data Science

June 24, 2019


RTG Summer Lectures on Data Science

May 22, 2019

The Committee on Computational and Applied Mathematics and the Department of Statistics hosted a series of six lectures on numerical methods in data science and two seminars on deep neural networks in the afternoons of June 17, 19, 21


Student Career Event: Alumnus Q&A

February 14, 2019

Nicholas Chase (MS '17), a trading assistant at the Rosenthal Collins Group, will be giving a career information talk and Q & A session at 12:30 pm on Thursday, February 28th, 2019, in Jones 226. A pizza lunch will be provided.


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


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.


The Statistics Consulting Program

September 25, 2018

The Department of Statistics Consulting Program is now open and receiving project requests for the new academic year.