News: 2024

February

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.


January

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.


 


A warm welcome to Frederic Koehler!

January 16, 2024

Frederic Koehler, Assistant Professor (Jan 1, 2024)

Please join us in welcoming Frederic Koehler to our department as a new assistant professor of Statistics and the Data Science Institute.


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"