Coming Seminars

Oct. 18th, 3:30 PM
Seminar presented by Abel Rodriguez
Prior elicitation is a foundational problem in Bayesian statistics, particularly in the context of hypothesis testing and model selection.  On one end of the spectrum, it is well known that standard “non-informative” priors used for parameter estimation…
JHN 175
Oct. 25th, 3:30 PM
Seminar presented by Marc Hallin
We propose a new class of estimators for semiparametric VARMA models with unspecified innovation density. Our estimators are based on the measure transportation-based  concepts of multivariate center-outward  ranks and signs. Root-n consistency and…
JHN 175
Nov. 1st, 3:30 PM
Seminar presented by Søren Wengel Mogensen
Local independence is an asymmetric notion of independence which describes how a system of stochastic processes (e.g. point processes or diffusions) evolves over time. Let A, B, and C be three subsets of the coordinate processes of the stochastic system…
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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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

We are delighted to announce the Fall Edition of our undergraduate newsletter, "Student's T time”, edited by Professor Ranjini Grove, with help from the UW Statistics & Probability Association…

Emily Fox and Marina Meila will be serving as co-Chairs for the programs of flagship Machine Learning Conferences.

Emily Fox is Program co-Chair, along with Hugo Larochelle, (Chair) and…

The 2019 Ethel Newbold Prize is awarded to Mathias Drton (University of Washington, Technical University of Munich). The prize is awarded every two years to an outstanding statistical scientist in…