Department News
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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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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