Department News
Mark Brown

Columbia University will be holding a symposium to honor Mark Brown. The symposium takes place at Columbia University on March 1st, 2019....

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Professor Simon Tavaré Takes Aim at Cancer with Math

For most of his career, Simon Tavaré has worked at the intersection of the mathematical and biomedical sciences. A pioneering statistician and internationally recognized cancer researcher, Tavaré was appointed by President Lee C....

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The proliferation of master’s and doctoral programs in data science and analytics continues, seemingly due to the insatiable demand of employers for data scientists. ...

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David Blei was named co-editor-in-chief at the Journal of Machine Learning Research (JMLR).

David Blei was named co-editor-in-chief at the Journal of Machine Learning Research (JMLR). Established in 2000, JMLR has become the premiere journal in the field of machine learning....

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Professor Ming Yuan will serve as a co-Editor of The Annals of Statistics.

Professor Ming Yuan will serve as a co-Editor of The Annals of Statistics for the three-year term from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2021....

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Swing, an AI-based Tennis App, Allows Players to Track Their Stats and Improve Their Games

When he was a graduate student in statistics at Columbia, Swupnil Sahai considered doing his doctoral dissertation on the statistics of tennis....

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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

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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