Department News
New Faculty Positions starting Fall 2019

Department of Statistics

Columbia University

Faculty Position Starting Fall 2019

The Department of Statistics invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin July 1, 2019....

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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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Congratulations to Professor Shaw-Hwa Lo for being the inaugural recipient of The Chernoff Excellence in Statistics Award.

The Chernoff Excellence in Statistics Awards is the most prestigious award bestowed by the NESS, given to an individual who, in the tradition of Herman Chernoff’s work, has made exceptional contributions to the theory, methodology, or novel applications to statistics and/or data science....

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"Perception of Probability and Correlations in Statistics, Economics and Politics" Workshop - Tuesday, June 18, 2019

The “Perception of Probability and Correlations in Statistics, Economics and Politics” workshop takes place at Columbia University on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 from 9:00am to 5:00pm....

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Congratulations to Jonathan Lyle Auerbach for being selected to be a GSAS Teaching Scholar for the 2019-20 academic year

Congratulations to Jonathan Lyle Auerbach for being selected to be a GSAS Teaching Scholar for the 2019-20 academic year.

A singular professional development opportunity to teach a course in the field in which Jonathan is an expert. ...

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2019 Minghui Yu Memorial Conference

The 2019 Minghui Yu Memorial Conference, organized by doctoral students in the Statistics Department of Columbia University, will take place on Saturday, April 27th at the Faculty House....

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Congratulations to Adji Bousso Dieng for being awarded a "Google PhD Fellowship in Machine Learning"

Congratulations to Adji Bousso Dieng for being awarded a “Google PhD Fellowship in Machine Learning”

Google is pleased to announce the recipients of the Google PhD Fellowships for 2019....

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