News: 2022


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

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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).

Welcome to Thuyen Dang

August 1, 2022

Thuyen Dang, William H. Kruskal Instructor

Thuyen Dang is our new William H. Kruskal Instructor.


Meet our new faculty member, Aaron Schein

July 15, 2022

Aaron Schein, assistant professor, Department of Statistics and the Data Science Institute

Prof. Schein is assistant professor in the Statistics Department and Data Science Institute at UChicago. 

Our Summer Quarter graduates for 2022

July 10, 2022

Keisha Prowoznik, Admissions & Student Affairs Specialist

Join me in congratulating our Summer Quarter graduates!


Congratulations to Joelle Mbatchou!

June 29, 2022

Joelle Mbatchou, PhD'19

Statistics alumnus Joelle Mbatchou, PhD'19, has been selected as one of MIT Technology Review's Innovators under 35.

Our 2022-2023 Harper Fellow!

June 7, 2022

Lijia Zhou, PhD student

Statistics PhD Lijia Zhou has been awarded the prestigious Harper Dissertation Fellowship for 2022-23.


Our Spring 2022 Consulting and Senior Consultant Award Winners

May 26, 2022

Congratulations to our Consulting and Senior Consultant Award winners for Spring 2022.

The Spring 2022 Consulting Cup Award

May 26, 2022

Congratulations to the Spring 2022 Consulting Cup winners! 

Faculty Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching 2022

May 26, 2022

Congratulations to Prof. Wei Biao Wu for receiving a Faculty Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching and Mentoring. 

Spring Quarter 2022 graduates

May 10, 2022

Keisha Prowoznik, Admissions & Student Affairs Specialist

Wishing all the best to our Spring Quarter graduates!


Prof. Lek-Heng Lim awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship

April 11, 2022

Lek-Heng Lim, Professor

Congratulations to Prof. Lek-Heng Lim on being awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for 2022

Lek-Heng Lim selected as a 2022 SIAM Fellow

April 4, 2022

Lek-Heng Lim, Professor

Prof. Lek-Heng Lim, Department of Statistics, has been selected as a 2022 SIAM Fellow


The Winter 2022 Consulting Cup Award

March 9, 2022

The Winter 2022 Consulting Cup Award Winner--The Wednesday Team!

Congratulations to The Winter 2022 Consulting Cup winner - The Wednesday Team!