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Alumni SPOTLIGHT:  Meet Stefano Castruccio

March 15, 2023

An Applied Mathematician With an Unexpected Toolbox

March 3, 2023

Lek-Heng Lim, Professor, Department of Statistics and Committee on Computational and Applied Mathematics

Lek-Heng Lim uses tools from algebra, geometry and topology to answer questions in machine learning.

The Winter Consulting Cup Award

March 1, 2023

The Consulting Cup Team Award presentation was held at noon today, Wednesday, March 1, 2023.  

Solution to Puzzle 42!

February 27, 2023

Congratulations to Soham Bonnerjee, PhD candidate, Department of Statistics, for solving both parts of Puzzle 42!  

Alumni SPOTLIGHT:  Meet Ayman Moawad

February 26, 2023

Our Alumni SPOTLIGHT focuses on Ayman Moawad, SM'20.

Billingsley Lectures on Probability

January 26, 2023

Patrick Billingsley

We are pleased to have Prof. Russell Lyons, Department of Mathematics, Indiana University, as our honored speaker.

Bahadur Memorial Lectures

January 26, 2023

Prof. Dr. Sara van de Geer, Department of Mathematics, and Seminar für Statistik (SfS), ETH Zürich, will give the 22nd Annual Bahadur Lectures on May 1st and May 4th, 2023.  Further details to come.

Alumni SPOTLIGHT:  Meet Mengyu Xu

January 3, 2023

Mengyu Xu

Our Alumni SPOTLIGHT focuses on MENGYU XU, PhD'16.


2022-2023 Suzuki Postdoctoral Fellowship Award

December 19, 2022

Alexander Strang, William H. Kruskal Instructor in the Department of Statistics and member of the Committee on Computational and Applied Mathematics (CCAM), is one of the recipients of the 2022-2023 Suzuki Postdoctoral Fellowship Award.

New Schmidt Futures Fellowship at UChicago to Foster Next Generation of AI-Driven Scientists

October 26, 2022

Northwest Facade

The Eric and Wendy Schmidt AI in Science Postdoctoral Fellowship, a program of Schmidt Futures, will train the next generation of scientists combining research in both AI and science fields, including physics, astronomy and biology.  

Photo courtesy of the Department of Computer Science.

Alumni SPOTLIGHT: Meet Joe Guinness

October 13, 2022

Joseph Guinness, PhD'12

Our Alumni SPOTLIGHT this month focuses on Joseph Guinness, PhD'12.

Welcome to Thuyen Dang

September 1, 2022

Thuyen Dang, William H. Kruskal Instructor

Thuyen Dang is our new William H. Kruskal Instructor.

UChicago/Argonne Researchers Will Cultivate AI Model “Gardens” With $3.5M NSF Grant

August 30, 2022

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Project including Ben Blaiszik, Ian Foster, Eliu Huerta, and Rebecca Willett of UChicago CS will build a new platform to curate AI models and make it simple to test and deploy these powerful tools for science.

Alumni SPOTLIGHT: Meet Walter Dempsey

August 30, 2022

Our Alumni SPOTLIGHT focuses on Walter Dempsey, PhD'15.

UChicago Co-Leads $10 Million NSF Institute on Foundations of Data Science

August 9, 2022

Image borrowed from Department of Computer Science news story.

The Institute for Data, Econometrics, Algorithms, and Learning (IDEAL), a multi-institutional collaboration of Chicago universities studying the foundations and applications of data science, was expanded and renewed for five years through a $10 million grant from the National Science Foundation.

Courtesy of Rob Mitchum (Department of Computer Science and the Data Science Institute).