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  • George Herbert Jones LaboratoryNew home of the Department of Statistics
  • Why UChicago Statistics? Read about the exciting changes to our programs of study.
  • Scientific and Statistical Computing SeminarsAutumn 2016
  •  Statistics ColloquiumAutumn 2016
  • Student SeminarsSummer 2016
  • Best wishes to our Summer Quarter graduates!Marc Goessling, Ph.D., Rishideep Roy, Ph.D., Mengyu Xu, Ph.D., Yuancheng Zhu, Ph.D., Bharat Chandar, M.S., Sihan Chen, M.S., and Jonathan Eskreis-Winkler, M.S.
  • Statistics Alumni EventThe Department of Statistics hosted an alumni reception on August 1st, as part of the 2016 Joint Statistical Meetings.
  • 2016 Consulting Award recipient, Yuefeng HanThe Department's annual Consulting Award was presented to Ph.D. candidate Yuefeng Han on Friday, June 3, 2016, at 11:30 am in Jones 111.
  • Award-winning Students!Congratulations to Marc Goessling and Kushal Dey as this year's awardees for their work in image analysis and statistical genetics, respectively.
  • Sloan Fellowship to Rina Foygel BarberCongratulations to Prof. Rina Foygel Barber as one of 126 early-career scientists to receive a 2016 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship in Mathematics.
  • Congratulations to Lek-Heng LimProf. Lek-Heng Lim is one of 24 recipients to receive a DARPA Young Faculty Award of $500,000 for 2015-2017.
  • Computational and Applied Mathematics InitiativeMarc Goessling, Ph.D., Rishideep Roy, Ph.D., Mengyu Xu, Ph.D., Yuancheng Zhu, Ph.D., Bharat Chandar, M.S., Sihan Chen, M.S., and Jonathan Eskreis-Winkler, M.S.

News

Best wishes to our Summer Quarter graduates!
Marc Goessling, Ph.D.
Rishideep Roy, Ph.D.
Mengyu Xu, Ph.D.
Yuancheng Zhu, Ph.D.
Bharat Chandar, M.S.
Sihan Chen, M.S.
Jonathan Eskreis-Winkler, M.S.

Alumni Event
The Department of Statistics hosted an alumni reception on August 1st, as part of the 2016 Joint Statistical Meetings.

Consulting Project Award Winner
The Department's annual Consulting Award was presented to Ph.D. candidate Yuefeng Han on Friday, June 3, 2016, at 11:30 am in Jones 111. Congratulations, Yuefeng!

Award-winning Students!
The David Wallace Award for Applied Statistics is given annually to two graduate students working on applications of statistics in scientific domains. Congratulations to Marc Goessling and Kushal Dey as this year's awardees for their work in image analysis and statistical genetics, respectively. This award was established thanks to a generous donation by Statistics alumnus, David Frohardt-Lane (MS, 2000).

Sloan Fellowship to Rina Foygel Barber
Congratulations to Prof. Rina Foygel Barber as one of 126 early-career scientists to receive a 2016 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship in Mathematics. The Foundation awards 2-year fellowships annually in 8 scientific and technical fields; recipients receive $55,000 to further their research.

Congratulations to Lek-Heng Lim
Prof. Lek-Heng Lim is one of 24 recipients to receive a DARPA Young Faculty Award of $500,000 for 2015-2017. The objective of the program "is to identify and engage rising research stars in junior faculty positions at U.S. academic institutions and introduce them to Department of Defense needs as well as DARPA’s program development process."

CAMI
The Computational and Applied Mathematics Initiative builds on the interdisciplinary efforts of Statistics faculty, students; their research, seminars, and classes.


Department Events This Week

WEDNESDAY, August 31, 2016, at 9:00 am, in Jones 304, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue
Master's Thesis Presentation
YUXUE QI, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
"Using the EM Algorithm to Fit Mixtures of Shape Constrained Regression Models"