Department Newsletter - 2019

September 23, 2019

The 2019 issue of Statistically Speaking, our department newsletter, is available! You can view it here.

Position Announcement: Faculty Positions in Statistics

September 04, 2019

We invited applications for full-time tenure-track faculty positions in Statistics, starting July 1, 2020. Preference given to those specializing in machine learning and data science.  

To apply online, please visit: Application review will begin on November 17, 2019.

A full description can be found at:

Xiaodong Li receives NSF Career Award 2019

August 02, 2019

We are pleased to announce that Assistant Professor Xiaodong Li won the NSF Career Award in 2019. His award is titled "Statistical Analysis of Nonconvex Optimization in Unsupervised Learning."

Congratulations, Dr. Li!

Ethan Anderes receives Distinguished Teaching Award

June 06, 2019

We are pleased to announce that Professor Ethan Anderes has been selected to receive the College of Letters and Science Award for Distinguished Teaching for AY 2018-19.  Congratulations Professor Anderes!

Debashis Paul named IMS Fellow

April 22, 2019

We are pleased to announce that Professor Debashis Paul has been named among the 2019 Fellows of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS). Many congratulations to Debashis on receiving this well-deserved honor!

Hao Chen wins NSF CAREER Award

February 16, 2019

We are very pleased to announce that Assistant Professor Hao Chen has been awarded the prestigious NSF CAREER award. Her award is titled "New Change-Point Problems in Analyzing High-Dimensional and Non-Euclidean Data". 

Congratulations, Prof. Chen!