Department News
Professors Lo and Zheng receives NSF funding for Big Data Research

Congratulations to Professor Shaw-Hwa Lo (PI) and Professor Tian Zheng (co-PI) for receiving a $900,000 NSF BIGDATA grant. For this award, the team, led by Professor Lo, will study statistical foundations for measuring predictivity and collaborate with New York City’s Department of Transportation on predictive problems in traffic safety. 

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Congratulations! Professor Tian Zheng receives The Columbia University Presidential Teaching Award

Professor Tian Zheng receives The Presidential Teaching Award 

Professor Zheng wins the highest teaching honor at Columbia University:  The Presidential Teaching Award....

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Department of Statistics

Columbia University

Faculty Positions Starting  Fall 2017

The Department of Statistics invites applications for a faculty position in applied/interdisciplinary statistics to begin July 1, 2017....

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Victor Veitch Winner of the Pierre Robillard Award 2018

This prize recognizes the best PhD thesis in probability or statistics defended at a Canadian university in a given year.

Victor Veitch is the winner of the Pierre Robillard Award of the Statistical Society of Canada....

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The international workshop on “Statistical Challenges in High-dimensional and Complex Data” will be held at Columbia University on Sep 14 and Sep 15, 2018....

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Minghui Yu Memorial Conference 2018 - Saturday, April 28

The 2018 Minghui Yu Memorial Conference, organized by doctoral students at Statistics Department of Columbia University, will take place on Saturday, April 28th at the Faculty House in the Presidential Ballroom....

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Congratulations to Professor Jingchen Liu winner of the 2018 Psychometric Society Early Career Award

Congratulations to Professor Jingchen Liu, winner of the 2018 Psychometric Society Early Career Award. The Psychometric Society Early Career Award recognizes scholars at the early stage of their career whose research has the potential to make a major contribution to psychometric research and/or practice....

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DSI Researchers Awarded a Microsoft Grant

Professor Tian Zheng  (Department of Statistics and Associate Director for Education at DSI) and Professor Maria Uriarte (Department of Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology) have been awarded a Microsoft grant that gives them access to the company’s cloud-computing platform, Azure, and AI tools....

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Fifth Conference on the Statistical Methods in Psychometrics will be held at Department of Statistics, Columbia University in the city of New York on November 17-18, 2017....

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University Lecture featuring Professor Andrew Gelman
University Lecture featuring Professor Andrew Gelman

Date: November 13, 2017 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST

Location: Low Library, 535 W....

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