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Yen-Chi Chen, assistant professor in the Department of Statistics, helped astronomers identify how the oldest light in the Universe is distorted by the filaments in…

Elena Erosheva (PI) and Carole Lee (co-PI) have been awarded a $260,000 grant from the National Science Foundation’s Science of Science Policy Program. Their project on “…

Undergraduate Statistics majors in Principal Lecturer June Morita’s winter quarter course, STAT 341, took a field trip to visit the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA)…

In honor of Women's History Month, AMSTAT News has recognized Professor Daniela Witten as one of several American Statistical…

Congratulations to Alex Tank for winning $1000 for the Best Oral Presentation at the NIPS Time Series Workshop on the topic “An Efficient ADMM Algorithm for Structural Break Detection in…

Congratulations to Alex Tank for winning a JSM Best Student Paper Award from the Business and Economic Statistics Section (B&E) of the American Statistical Association for his paper “Granger…

The Megaman project for manifold learning with millions of points, developed by Marina Meilă, James McQueen, Jake VanderPlas and Zhongyue Zhang, has…

Professor Emeritus Peter Guttorp has been elected a Vice President of the International Statistical Institute for the period 2017-2021.

Sham Kakade, professor in the Department of Statistics and the Allen School of Computer Science and Statistics Professor Zaid Harchaoui have secured a $1.5 million award from the National Science…

Warming of the planet by 2 degrees Celsius is often seen as a “tipping point” that people should try to avoid by limiting greenhouse gas emissions. But the Earth is very likely to exceed that…