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Congratulations to Alex Tank for winning $1000 for the Best Oral Presentation at the NIPS Time Series Workshop on the topic “An Efficient ADMM Algorithm for Structural Break Detection in… more

Congratulations to Alex Tank for winning a JSM Best Student Paper Award from the Business and Economic Statistics Section (B&E) of the American Statistical Association for his paper “Granger… more

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