September 29, 2020
Our spotlight highlights Vivak Patel, PhD 2018, and his current career highlights as well as his experiences as a Statistics student.
September 3, 2020
The Department is excited to welcome our new faculty hire...READ MORE
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 10, 2020
Institute for Mathematical and Statistical Innovation (IMSI) will be hosting an online conference on October 7-9 to introduce the areas it will be focusing on. Registration is required, but free.
August 6, 2020
July 9, 2020
September 13, October 18 and 24
University of Chicago
The GROW 2020 conference is aimed at female-identified undergraduate students who may be interested in pursuing a graduate degree in the mathematical sciences. The conference is open to undergraduates from U.S. colleges and universities, including international students. Visit: https://mathematics.uchicago.edu/grow2020/ for detailed information and updates.
Applications for GROW 2020 can be submitted at https://www.mathprograms.org/db/programs/966. The committee is currently screening applications; those submitted by September 1, 2020 will be given full consideration.
This event is being supported by the University of Chicago Department of Mathematics and the National Science Foundation.
July 1, 2020
The Department is excited to welcome the following new hires...READ MORE
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
February 28, 2020
Best wishes to our Winter 2020 graduates!
December 12, 2019
Best wishes to our Autumn Quarter 2019 graduates!
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.