Department News
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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Faculty and Post-doc positions available in the Department of Statistics

Department of Statistics

Columbia University

Faculty Position Starting Fall 2018

The Department of Statistics invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin July 1, 2018....

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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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Conference on Causal Inference in Longitudinal Studies - September 21 - 23, 2017
Conference on Causal Inference in Longitudinal Studies September 21-23, 2017 Columbia University Organizing Committee: Andrew Gelman, Michael Sobel, Jose Zubizaretta DATE: September 21 – 23 LOCATION: Union Theological Seminary Conference Program


Thursday, September 21, 2017: tutorial

14:15 15:00 Miguel Hernan (Harvard University)

15:00 15:45 Miguel Hernan

15:45 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 16:45 Miguel Hernan

16:45 17:30 Miguel Hernan

Friday, September 22, 2017: research talks

9:00 9:15 Richard Davis/David Madigan (Columbia University)

9:15 10:00 Jamie Robins (Harvard University)

10:00 10:20 Coffee break

10:20 11:05 Fabrizia Mealli (University of Florence)

11:05 11:50 Stijn Vansteelandt (Ghent University)

11:50 14:00 Lunch break

14:00 14:45 Daniel Almirall (University of Michigan)

14:45 15:30 Mark vander Laan (UC Berkeley)

15:30 15:50 Coffee break

15:50 16:35 Miguel Hernan (Harvard University)

16:35 17:20 Alexander Luedtke (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research


18:00 Dinner for speakers

Saturday, September 23, 2017: research talks

9:00 9:45 Thomas Richardson (University of Washington)

9:45 10:30 Eric Laber (NC State University)

10:30 10:50 Coffee break

10:50 11:35 Mats Stensrud (University of Oslo)

11:35 12:20 Wenbin Lu (NC State University)...

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