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

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… more

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… more

The Seattle branch of the Association for Women in Science (AWIS) has awarded Emily Fox, their 2017 Award for Scientific Advancement in STEM. Emily will be recognized at the AWIS Banquet on… more

President Obama has named Emily Fox as the recipient of an NSF Presidential Early Career Award.

Andy Siegel (Adjunct Professor of Statistics) is mentioned in this morning's Wall Street Journal (page A2) in "The Numbers" column by Jo Craven McGinty.

Three alumni of our department were named as IMS Fellows at the 2017 JSM in Baltimore: Moulinath Banerjee (University of Michigan), Florentina Bunea (Cornell University), Marloes Maathuis (ETH… more

Fang Han has been awarded a three-year NSF DMS grant, entitled "An Integrated Toolkit for High-Dimensional Complex and Time Series Data Analysis".

Zaid Harchaoui has been awarded a Criteo Faculty Research Award for his research project on robust statistical machine learning with change detection and adaptation.