News: Research


Prof. Yuehaw Khoo awarded a prestigious Sloan Fellowship in 2024

February 21, 2024

Yuehaw Khoo

Prof. Yuehaw Khoo is among five UChicago scholars awarded a prestigious Sloan Fellowship in 2024.

Rebecca Willett awarded the SIAG DATA Career prize

February 10, 2024

Rebecca Willett, Professor, Departments of Statistics and Computer Science

Rebecca Willett has been awarded the inaugural SIAG DATA Career prize

The prize will be awarded at the 2024 SIAM Conference on Mathematics of Data Science (MDS24) to be held in Atlanta, Georgia, United States from October 21 – 25, 2024.

Student Research Poster Day

January 19, 2024

We invite all students (Stat and CAM) and faculty to the Student Research Poster Day

SIAM Activity Group on Imaging Science Best Paper Prize 2024

January 19, 2024

Cong Ma

Congratulations to Cong Ma and co-authors Kaizheng Wang, Yuejie Chi, and Yuxin Chen on receiving the 2024 SIAG/Imaging Science Best Paper Prize for their work "Implicit Regularization in Nonconvex Statistical Estimation: Gradient Descent Converges Linearly for Phase Retrieval, Matrix Completion, and Blind Deconvolution" published on Foundations of Computational Mathematics.


CISE Distinguished Lecture: Rebecca Willett

January 11, 2024

Rebecca Willett

Rebecca Willett, Departments of Statistics and Computer Science, and the Data Science Institute
"Machine Learning Foundations Accelerate Innovation and Promote Trustworthiness" 


2023 Neumann Prize winner

December 14, 2023

Congratulations to Prof. Stephen M. Stigler on winning the 2023 Neumann Prize for his book, "Casanova's Lottery: The History of a Revolutionary Game of Chance."

Autumn 2023 Consulting Cup Winners

November 29, 2023

Congratulations to the Friday Team!

Congratulations to Qiaosen Wang!

October 2, 2023

Qiaosen Wang, PhD Student

Congratulations to Qiaosen Wang, recipient of the Second Annual Takintayo Akinbiyi Memorial Award for Academic Excellence in Statistics.

Alumni SPOTLIGHT:  Meet Kushal K. Dey, PhD’18

August 30, 2023

Kushal Dey, PhD'18

Our Alumni SPOTLIGHT focuses on Kushal K. Dey, PhD'18.

How AI is transforming scientific research, with Rebecca Willett (Ep. 116)

August 16, 2023

Big Brains Podcasts

Examining the possibilities—and the dangers—of this rapidly developing technology.

Welcome to Xinran Li

August 15, 2023

Xinran Li, Assistant Professor

Please join us in welcoming, Xinran Li, assistant professor in the Department of Statistics and the College.  

Welcome to our new hires!

August 1, 2023

PSD datamap for Statistics

Please join us in welcoming Tristan Goodwill, Anjali Nair, Siyao Yang, and Yuxin Zhou, our new William H. Kruskal Instructors.

Workshop on Mathematical Trends in Medical Imaging

July 26, 2023

Workshop on Mathematical Trends in Medical Imaging August 7-10, 2023

Workshop on Mathematical Trends in Medical Imaging August 7-10, 2023

Chao Gao awarded the Noether Early Career Scholar Award for 2023

July 13, 2023

Chao Gao

Chao Gao, assistant professor, Department of Statistics, is a recipient of the Noether Early Career Scholar Award for 2023. 

Alumni SPOTLIGHT:  Meet Miaoyan Wang

July 7, 2023