Coming Seminars

Oct. 25th, 2:30 PM
Seminar presented by Joel Howard Reynolds
Did you know that your skills in statistics can be applied to ensure natural resources, such as fish, wildlife and even ecosystems, remain resilient into the future? That your love of algebra can take you to wild, remote, and amazing places? That there…
Oct. 26th, 3:30 PM
Seminar presented by Ioana Dumitriu
Nov. 2nd, 3:30 PM
Seminar presented by Chongzhi Di

Technical Reports

Since the 1940s, population projections have in most cases been pro- duced using the deterministic cohort component method. However, in 2015, for the first time, in a major advance, the United… more

Abstract: Statistical methods are developed for assessing the likelihood of prejudicial bias in agent-assigned permutations, such as the ordering of candidates on an election… more

This report shows how the descent of genome from an ancestor to currently observed descendants results in identity by descent (IBD) in current individuals, and hence similarities in their DNA at… more

Recent News

The Department of Statistics is pleased to welcome Alex Luedtke and Emilija Perković as two new faculty members.

Alex Luedtke is an Assistant Professor in our… more


This has been a great year for Statistics at University of Washington!

Among our many highlights:

Peter Guttorp was elected Vice President of the International… more

The Simons Foundation has named Daniela Witten, Associate Professor in the Department of Statistics and Biostatistics, as a… more

Upcoming Courses

MATH/STAT 491/8 is a two-quarter course sequence in place of MATH/STAT 491/2 for the B.S. in Mathematics degree option. The sequence provides a relatively complete introduction to core problems in stochastic processes.