Recent News

We are pleased to announce that Zaid Harchaoui, Associate Professor of Statistics, and his UW team received an Outstanding Paper Award at the NeurIPS conference in December 2021 for their paper on “…
We are excited to announce that the statistics department at UW will once again be running a Directed Reading Program (DRP) during winter quarter. The DRP is an opportunity for undergraduate students…
Each year in the fall, the Department of Statistics awards talented graduate students for the Z.W. Birnbaum award and the Dorothy M. Gilford teaching award. The Z.W. Birnbaum award  recognizes a PhD…
We invite you to join us for a virtual conversation and Q&A with current Statistics Ph.D. students from the Departments of Statistics at the University of Washington, University of California,…
We are proud to announce that the University of Washington, Seattle has joined Math Alliance as a Partner Institution. This effort, which involves 12 programs on campus, was led by the Departments of…
Congratulations to Fang Han and Alex Luedtke, core faculty members in the Department of Statistics who received promotions to new appointments, effective September 16, 2021.   Fang Han Promoted to…
We are delighted to announce the Fall 2021 Edition of our undergraduate newsletter, "Student's T time”, edited by Professor Ranjini Grove, with help from the UW Statistics & Probability…
The Division of Mathematical Sciences (DMS) at the National Science Foundations (NSF) has awarded Zaid Harchaoui, Associate Professor of Statistics, and his interdisciplinary team $1.1million for…
We are delighted to announce that the UW Graduate School will be hosting alumni Amanda Cox (M.A., Statistics 2005) as part of their Public Lecture Series. Cox is the data editor of The New York Times…
We are delighted to announce Dr. Kristian Lum as the 2021 Blackwell Seminar Speaker.  Her talk, “Closer Than They Appear: A Bayesian Perspective on Individual-Level Heterogeneity in Risk Assessment”…