New UChicago-City Colleges of Chicago Program Will Train Next Generation of Data Science Educators
December 16, 2021
A new UChicago - CCC Data Science Preceptorship Program, now accepting candidates to start in 2022-2023, will place recent Ph.D. graduates in teaching roles at both institutions and provide them with faculty mentoring and training in creating effective and inclusive learning environments.
The Fall 2021 Consulting Cup Award
December 2, 2021
Congratulations to The Fall 2021 Consulting Cup winner -- The Thursday Team!
Prof. Rebecca Willett Named IEEE Fellow
November 29, 2021
Rebecca Willett, Professor in the Departments of Statistics and Computer Science, was elevated to IEEE Fellow in the organization's 2022 class. Willett was recognized by IEEE “for contributions to the foundations of computational imaging and large-scale data science.”
2021-2022 Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant (DDRIG) Awardee
November 29, 2021
Jongyoon Baik, MS candidate in Statistics, and PhD candidate in Political Science at the University of Chicago, has been awarded a 2021-2022 Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant (DDRIG) by the American Political Science Association for her dissertation research.
Our Autumn Quarter 2021 graduates
November 17, 2021
Join us in congratulating our Autumn Quarter graduates!
Our application for Autumn 2022 is open
September 20, 2021
The application deadline for Autumn 2022 is January 3rd. Read more about our exciting programs of study at our Divisional and Departmental Admissions sites. Questions? Visit our FAQs.
Meet the new members of our department!
August 26, 2021
Please welcome the newest members of our department, Zhimei Ren, postdoctoral scholar, Cong Ma, assistant professor, and Yandi Shen, William H. Kruskal Instructor
Consulting award presentation
July 12, 2021
Professors Dan Nicolae and Peter McCullagh presented the Consulting Award certificates to Micól Tresoldi (winner for 2020-2021), and Dongyue Xie (winner for 2019-2020) at 4:15 pm in Jones 110.
Our Summer Quarter 2021 graduates
July 1, 2021
Congratulations and best wishes to our Summer Quarter 2021 graduates!
Brent Doiron, inaugural director of the Grossman Institute
June 30, 2021
The PSD profiled Professor Brent Doiron, Departments of Neurobiology and Statistics, as he steps into the new role as inaugural director of the Grossman Institute for Quantitative Biology and Human Behavior, which seeks to integrate the work of theorists and experimentalists at UChicago spanning the Physical, Biological, and Social Science Divisions towards a better understanding of neural systems.
Consulting award winner!
June 11, 2021
Please join us in congratulating Micól Tresoldi, winner of our consulting award for 2020-2021.
Our Spring Quarter 2021 graduates
May 24, 2021
Congratulations and best wishes to our Spring Quarter 2021 graduates!
David Wallace Award for Applied Statistics
May 24, 2021
The Department's David Wallace Award for Applied Statistics is given yearly to graduate students working on applications of statistics in scientific domains. The award includes a supplement to the student’s summer support. This year, the award is given to Micol Tresoldi for her research on sparsity in ANOVA and F-ratios, and for her outstanding contributions to the consulting program over the years.
Symposium highlights UChicago collaborations with leading French research center
May 18, 2021
An online symposium featured 11 presentations by student teams from UChicago and French universities affiliated with the French National Centre for Scientific Research, with questions and discussion from faculty supervisors. Attendees voted to choose the best presentations and awarded two prizes. PSD’s Yi Liu in statistics (pictured) and Maria Douaihy of CNRS – U. Montpellier won second place for “Modeling Transcriptional Bursting in Space and Time.” First place was awarded to Marie Greaney of BSD and Maxime Lehman of CNRS – U. Paris-Saclay for “How is Sensory Information Transformed into Appropriate Motor Control?”
Congratulations to our Harper Fellow!
May 13, 2021
Statistics PhD Pinhan Chen has been awarded the prestigious Harper Dissertation Fellowship for 2021-22.