Recent News

The International Society of Bayesian Analysis (ISBA). has elected Professor Adrian Raftery as a Fellow. ISBA was founded in 1992 to promote the development and application of Bayesian analysis.  …
The journal Demographic Research just published an interview (by Monica Alexander) with Statistics and Sociology Professor Adrian Raftery on the history of the Bayesian population projection…
Welcome to the recording of the 2024 Statistics Department Graduation Celebration! Photos Photos from the graduation ceremony can be found here. Note: The link requires UW NetID to login.
Dear Friends of UW Statistics, Time flies, and another academic year comes to a close! I am very grateful to all our fantastic faculty, students and staff for their hard work.  Our department is…
We are pleased to announce that Armeen Taeb, Assistant Professor of Statistics, has received a research grant award from the National Science Foundation for his proposal “False Discovery Control in…
We are proud to announce that Statistics Ph.D. student Yikun Zhang has won the student paper award for the ICSA 2024 Applied Statistics Symposium, to be held June 16-19, 2024, in Nashville, Tennessee…
We are proud to announce that Statistics Ph.D. student James Buenfil has won the Theory and Methods student paper competition for the Statistical Methods in Imaging Conference, to be held May 29-31,…
Sunday, May 12 was International Women in Mathematics Day.  International Women in Math Day is celebrated annually on May 12th because that day is the birthday of Maryam Mirzakhan, the first woman (…
Congratulations to Dr. Michael Pearce, Statistics and CSSS alum, who is the winner of the 2024 Distinguished Dissertation Award from the Classification Society. His dissertation title is "Methods for…
We are pleased to announce that the International Statistical Institute (ISI) Home | ISI has selected Professors Adrian Dobra and Elena Erosheva as Elected Members. The ISI is a global hub for…