Recent News

Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct was recently torn down, three weeks before being replaced by the new tunnel. Many predicted that this would lead to traffic gridlock, but in fact the impact on… more

On today's increasingly crowded globe, human migration can strain infrastructure and resources. Accurate data on migration flows could help governments plan for and respond to immigrants. Yet… more

We are proud to announce that E. Ashley Steel, an Affiliate Associate Professor of the Department of Statistics and School of… more

Jon Wakefield has been invited to join the Technical Advisory Group (TAG), that advises the United Nations Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation (UN IGME).

UN IGME was… more

The first edition of our undergraduate newsletter, "Student's T time", is edited by Ranjini Grove, our 
faculty undergraduate program coordinator.

This edition of the newsletter … more

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

In honor of Endangered Species Day, the National Academy of Sciences features Professor Elizabeth Thompson on their Facebook… more

Yen-Chi Chen has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation’s Statistics Program for his project on “Statistical Analysis Using Density Surrogates”.

Density surrogates are… more