December 30, 2019
Matthew Stephens was named the Ralph W. Gerard Professor, effective January 1, 2020.
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.
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...
September 5, 2019
Tingran Gao, William H. Kruskal Instructor, has been developing geometric learning frameworks to analyze 3-D scans of complex biological surfaces.
August 21, 2019
Best wishes to our Summer Quarter graduates!
August 5, 2019
William H. Kruskal Instructor Daniel Massatt Awarded the 2019 SIAM Student Paper Prize for PhD Thesis Research
June 24, 2019
June 5, 2019
The Department's annual Consulting Award was presented to Ph.D. candidate Keshav Vemuri on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at 1:00 pm in Jones 111.
June 4, 2019
PhD candidate, Yuxin Zou, awarded the David Wallace Award for Applied Statistics.
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 24, 2019
Statistics PhD Peter Panov has been awarded the prestigious Harper Dissertation Fellowship for 2019-20. The University-side competition awards financial support toward the completion of the candidate’s dissertation.
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