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Announcements and News

The Department of Statistics has openings for the positions of William H. Kruskal Instructor, Lecturer, Assistant Professor, and Associate Professor. Applications are accepted via the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities employment site.

Prospective Students
Read more at our Admissions site about exciting changes to our programs of study. Questions? Email us at

Sloan Fellowship to Jian Ding
Congratulations to Prof. Jian Ding as one of 126 early-career scientists to receive a 2015 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship in Mathematics. The Foundation awards 2-year fellowships annually in 9 scientific and technical fields; recipients receive $50,000 to further their research.

Data-Driven Discovery Award to Matthew Stephens
Congratulations to Prof. Matthew Stephens as one of fourteen investigators selected for DDD awards from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation as part of its five-year interdisciplinary science research initiative. Matthew's blog speaks in more detail of his project and future plans.

Best wishes to our department's Winter Quarter graduates!
Michael Horrell, Ph.D.
Yongrui Chen, M.S.
Yong Feng, M.S.
Maciej Grabarek, M.S.
Yuefeng Liang, M.S.
Yue Wan, M.S.

Student Career Event
Alumni and others from Facebook, Two Sigma, and Metromile will present "Data Science in the Real World" at 4:00 PM on Thursday, April 9, 2015, in E110, and discuss their jobs and career development. Pizza and a Q&A session follow.

The Computational and Applied Mathematics Initiative builds on the interdisciplinary efforts of Statistics faculty, students; their research, seminars, and classes.

IMA Summer School on Modern Applications of Representation Theory
Professors Risi Kondor and Lek-Heng Lim of our Department of Statistics and Prof. Jason Morton of Penn State were the organizers. Guest speakers' lectures by topic and speaker are available here.


Department Events This Week

MONDAY, March 30, 2015, Spring quarter begins

WEDNESDAY, April 1, 2015, at 2:00 PM, in Eckhart 110, 5734 S. University Avenue
Dissertation Presentation and Defense
RUMING WANG, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
"Three Essays in Mathematical Finance"