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A team based at the University of Washington has developed a model to help the United Nations identify local areas in sub-Saharan Africa and Southern Asia where additional resources may be needed to…
The Department of Statistics is pleased congratulate David Marcano, Daniel Suen, and Hassan Nasif on their success with NSF’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). Both Marcano and Suen have…
We are saddened and horrified by the murder of eight people in Atlanta on Tuesday, six of whom were women of Asian descent. These murders are all the more troubling in light of the wave of anti-Asian…
The UW News highlights new research on climate change and greenhouse gas emissions led by Adrian Raftery, Professor in Statistics and Sociology, and Peiran Liu, former graduate student in Statistics…
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has named Elena Erosheva, UW Professor of Statistics and Social Work, as a member of the National Academies Committee on Increasing…
The American Statistical Association (ASA) has named Abel Rodriguez, UW Professor and Chair of the Department of Statistics, as the Treasurer for the Council of Sections (COS) for 2021 and 2022. The…
Dear Friends of Statistics, As the new Department Chair and a new member of the UW family, I am delighted to share with you an update on our accomplishments over the last few months, as well as my…
This has been another successful year for the students, faculty, and alumni in the Department of Statistics. We are proud to recognize their accomplishments for the year of 2020 and would like to…
Published: Thursday, August 20, 2020 Updated: Thursday, December 31, 2020 Faculty in the Department of Statistics at the University of Washington are actively engaged in research related to COVID-19…
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 the…