Recent News

Chair’s LetterDear Friends of UW Statistics,Time flies, and another academic year comes to a close!  [Read more here]People highlights Daniela Witten elected as IMS Fellow Abel Rodriguez and…
We are pleased to announce that the International Biometric Society (IBS) will name Dr. Elizabeth Thompson an Honorary Life Member.  Honorary Life Members have all the rights and privileges of a…
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Elena Erosheva has been appointed as the Director of the Center for Statistics and the Social Sciences (CS&SS). She will begin her five-year term starting on…
A number of domain applications of data science, machine learning, mathematical optimization, control theory, have underscored the importance of the assumptions on the data generating mechanisms,…
Dear Friends of UW Statistics,Time flies, and another academic year comes to a close!  It has been again a year full of challenges, but also full of optimism as we slowly resume more in-person…
We are pleased to announce that Dante Ramirez has been awarded the Howard and Imogene Burton Memorial Scholarship for the 2022-2023 academic year. This scholarship is designed to provide financial…
We are proud to announce that Yuqing (Queenie) Liu is this year’s recipient of the Bernbaum Family Endowed Scholarship. This award recognizes a talented undergraduate student based on their academic…
Satellite image by Tim Warchocki from TTI, Inc. Diverse and inclusive teams are critical for maintaining U.S. leadership in space exploration. The National Academies will release a new report,…
We are pleased to announce that two of our alumni, Veronica Berrocal and Susan Shortreed, have been elected as fellows of the American Statistical Association (ASA). You can see the list of fellows…
We are pleased to announce that  Alexander Giessing, UW Acting Assistant Professor of the Department of Statistics, has been elected as the Treasurer of the Nonparametric Statistics Section of the…