Coming Seminars

Jan. 17th, 3:30 PM
Seminar presented by Vianey Leos Barajas
Hidden Markov models (HMMs) are a popular class of models used in the analysis of sequential data, particularly time series data. A discrete-time, finite-state HMM is a doubly stochastic process composed of a state process, S, and a state-dependent…
JHN 175
Jan. 21st, 3:30 PM
Seminar presented by Yaniv Romano
Modern machine learning algorithms have achieved remarkable performance in a myriad of applications, and are increasingly used to make impactful decisions in the hiring process, criminal sentencing, healthcare diagnostics and even to make new scientific…
DEN 112
Jan. 24th, 3:30 PM
Seminar presented by Yuqi Gu
In modern psychological and biomedical research with diagnostic purposes, scientists often formulate the key task as inferring the fine-grained latent information under structural constraints. These structural constraints usually come from the domain…
JHN 175

Faculty Searches

Full Professor and Chair

At a moment of great opportunity, the University of Washington invites inquiries, nominations and applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Statistics, one of the leading departments in the world. It is consistently ranked within the top 10 departments nationwide and has long been a champion of interdisciplinary research.
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Assistant Professor

Applications are invited for a Full-Time Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Statistics at the University of Washington. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in statistics, biostatistics, or a related field by the start of the appointment. We seek applications from candidates with a research record in statistical methodology and/or applications of statistics in the Physical Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Engineering and/or Social Sciences.
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Senior Lecturer

Applications are invited for a Senior Lecturer Full-Time position in the Department of Statistics at the University of Washington. This appointment is for a full time position with a 9-month service period (September 16 - June 15) and an anticipated start date of September 2020.
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Technical Reports

Hotelling’s T2 - test for the mean of a multivariate normal distribution is one of the triumphs of classical multivariate analysis. It is uniformly most powerful among invariant tests,…

Sea ice, or frozen ocean water, annually freezes and melts in the Arctic. The need for accu- rate forecasts of where sea ice will be located weeks to months in advance has increased as the amount…

The widespread use of machine learning algorithms calls for automatic change detection algorithms to monitor their behavior over time. As a machine learning algorithm learns from a continuous,…

Recent News

Elizabeth Thompson, Professor Emerita in the Department of Statistics at the University of Washington, makes an…

Carnegie Mellon University will be honoring former UW Statistics Ph.D student and alumna, Rebecca Nugent, as she receives…