News & Announcements

The Department of Statistics invites applications for multiple positions at the rank of Lecturer in Discipline to begin July 1, 2016.

The Department of Statistics invites applications for two faculty positions in applied/interdisciplinary statistics to begin July 1, 2016.

The Department of Statistics invites applications for a four-year term position …

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2016 Minghui Yu Memorial Conference - April 23, 2016

The 2016 Minghui Yu Memorial Conference, organized by doctoral students at Statistics Department of Columbia University, will take place on Saturday, April 23th in the Social Hall at Union Theological Seminary. Minghui Yu was a doctoral student at the statistics department, who passed away in a tragic accident in the …

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Special recognition for MA Statistics students in a Data Hackathon team competition: from left to right (top) Han Cui, JingJing Feng, (bottom) Xinjia Zhang, Sitao Luan

A hackathon in January included interdisciplinary teams who sifted through 60,000 records tied to the presidential primaries. The 2 teams that received special recognition for best storytelling and data visualization included 4 MA Statistics students. The first team, P = MV included Han Cui and Xinjia Zhang. They found that …

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Marcel Nutz: Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship

Congratulations to Marcel Nutz on winning an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship. This is an extremely prestigious award and we at the Department of Statistics are delighted and proud that Marcel’s research has been recognized.

Marcel’s work uses Statistics and Mathematics to study problems that arise in Finance, Economics, and …

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Second Conference on Risk and Dependence: Theory and Applications

Dates: June 7 – 10, 2016 Organizing Committee: José Blanchet, Mark Brown, Lorán Chollete, and Victor de la PeñaLocation: Columbia University, Statistics Department

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Two M.A. in Statistics students win the Davis Award for excellent academic achievement.

Two M.A. in Statistics students, Hanxi Sun and Chi-Heng Lin, win the Davis Award for excellent academic achievement. 

The Davis Fellowship carries provides a small monetary award presented to outstanding academic achievement and is funded by a $10 million bequest from the late Kathryn Wasserman Davis, ’31 GSAS.    Read More  …

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