2013 Nobel Prize in Economics
We congratulate Prof. Lars Peter Hansen on being awarded the Economics Nobel for 2013. Lars is the David Rockefeller Distinguished Service Professor in the Departments of Economics, Statistics, and the College. A conference (http://economics.uchicago.edu/hansen-nobel-event.shtml) in honor of Lars will be held on December 2–3 at the Logan Center for the Arts.
Welcome Autumn news for faculty advances includes Gregory F. Lawler being named George Wells Beadle Distinguished Service Professor in Mathematics, Statistics, and the College; Greg was also elected to the National Academy of Sciences; an article in Inquiry on John Lafferty's current research; and the publication of Nicolas Brunel's edited volume of the Selected Papers of Daniel Amit. We proudly congratulate the stellar research work of our faculty.
Read more at our Admissions site about exciting changes to our programs of study. Questions? Email us at email@example.com.
Plotnick Fellowship Awarded
Congratulations to Dinah Shender for being awarded a 2013–14 Plotnick Fellowship in recognition of academic excellence and success in the Statistics PhD program. Board of Trustee Harvey Plotnick sponsors this fellowship program for the Physical Sciences Division to encourage and recognize the Division's leading 4th-year doctoral students.
Best wishes to our Winter Quarter M.S. graduates:
Midwest Statistics Research Colloquium
The 7th annual conference of the Midwest Statistics Research Colloquium will be held here at the University of Chicago Department of Statistics on March 21 and 22. See the related website for registration and programs specifics and updates.
The Computational and Applied Mathematics Initiative builds on the interdisciplinary efforts of Statistics faculty, students; their research, seminars, and classes.
The Department of Statistics has an opening(s) for an Associate Professor. Applications are accepted via the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities employment site.
Department Events This Week
MONDAY, March 10, 2014 (all day), Visit Day for Prospective PhD Students
MONDAY, March 10, 2014, at 4:00 PM, in Eckhart 133, 5734 S. University Avenue
, Fermilab and the Fermilab Center for Partical Astrophysics
"Probing Cosmic Acceleration with the Dark Energy Survey: Statistical Challenges and Big Data in Cosmology
WEDNESDAY, March 12, 2014, at 12:30 PM, in Room 277, Ryerson Physical Laboratory, 1100 E. 58th Street
, Department of Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"The Unreasonable Effectiveness of the Second Dyadic Decomposition for Large-Scale Seismic and Radar Data Processing