News: 2022

December

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.


Memorable moments from our annual holiday party

December 13, 2022

Holiday table decoration from the Statistics Holiday Party.

The Department of Statistics celebrated its annual holiday party on Friday, December 9, 2022 in the Theater of Ida Noyes Hall. 


November

Alumni SPOTLIGHT: Meet Micol Tresoldi

November 8, 2022

Micol Tresoldi

Our Alumni SPOTLIGHT for November focuses on MICOL TRESOLDI, PhD'21.


Graduate Course Registration for Winter 2023

November 7, 2022

Keisha Prowoznik, Admissions & Student Affairs Specialist

Course registration starts next Monday, November 14th and ends on Friday, November 18th at 12:00pm.


October

Our Autumn Quarter 2022 graduates

October 27, 2022

Andrew Goldstein, PhD

Congratulations to our Autumn Quarter 2022 graduates!


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.


Faculty positions available

October 19, 2022

Victor Kang, MS student

Please visit our Job Opportunities page for detailed information on new faculty positions available.
 


Alumni SPOTLIGHT: Meet Joe Guinness

October 13, 2022

Joseph Guinness, PhD'12

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


Welcome prospective students!

October 4, 2022

PSD datamap for Statistics

Our application for Autumn 2023 is now OPEN!   The deadline for the application and all supporting materials is January 3rd. 


September

Welcome to Thuyen Dang

September 1, 2022

Thuyen Dang, William H. Kruskal Instructor

Thuyen Dang is our new William H. Kruskal Instructor.


August

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

August 30, 2022

Image borrowed from: https://cs.uchicago.edu/news/uchicago-argonne-researchers-will-cultivate-ai-model-gardens-with-3-5m-nsf-grant/ for news article.

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).


July

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 2022 graduates

July 10, 2022

Victor Kang, MS student

Congratulations to our Summer Quarter 2022 graduates!