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Established in 1979, the Department of Statistics is involved in many diverse areas of research covering both the theory and methodology of statistics. These include:

  • Asymptotic Efficiency
  • Bayesian Inference
  • Computational Finance
  • Empirical Processes
  • Enviromental Statistics
  • Graphical Models
  • Image Analysis
  • Markov Chain Monte Carlo Methods
  • Methodology for the Social Sciences
  • Model Selection
  • Morphometrics/Shape Analysis
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • Population Size Estimation
  • Robust Methods
  • Semiparametric Models
  • Spatial Statistics
  • Statistical Computing
  • Statistical Genetics
  • Stochastic Models
  • Stochastic Network Models
  • Time Series

Check the faculty and student pages for each individual's reseach interests. Check the page research assistantships in the department to get an idea of current research projects.

By means of joint faculty appointments and joint research projects we maintain active academic contact with the departments of; Biostatistics, Computer Science, Economics, Genome Sciences, Earth and Space Sciences, Mathematics, Psychology, Radiology, Sociology, Biology, Center for Quantitative Science in Forestry, Fisheries and Wildlife (CQS), the College of Engineering, the UW Business School, the Applied Physics Laboratory, the Applied Statistics Division of the Boeing Company, and Insightful Corp.