Department News
Obituary: Theodore W. Anderson 1918–2016

Stanford Professor Emeritus Theodore W. “Ted” Anderson, a giant in mathematical statistics and econometrics, and a “prophet” of the era of big data, died of heart failure on September 17....

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Our first conference on causal inference will focus on ways to estimate a number of different types of treatment effects both when standard assumptions such as ignorability and SUTVA hold, as well as cases where these assumptions fail....

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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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Student Puzzle Corner 16 – IMS Bulletin

It is the turn of a problem on statistics this time. This is the sixteenth problem in the series, and we must have had a good time, because we have already come to the end of three years since the series started....

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Lecturer in Discipline Positions Starting Spring 2017

Columbia University

Department of Statistics

Lecturer in Discipline Positions Starting Spring 2017

The Department of Statistics invites applications for positions at the rank of Lecturer in Discipline to begin January 1, 2017....

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NBER/NSF Time Series Conference

Website: http://mimas.iserp.columbia.edu/

Session 1: Sept. 16, Friday, 11am-12:30pm.

Chair: Mike West (Duke University)

On consistency of the bootstrap testing for a parameter on the boundary of the parameter space

Anders Rahbek (University of Copenhagen), G....

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Jonathan Auerbach has been named the first-ever Public Understanding of Statistics fellow by STATS.org and the American Statistical Association (ASA).

STATS.org, and the American Statistical Association (ASA), are proud to announce that Jonathan Auerbach, a third-year Ph.D. student in the Department of Statistics at Columbia University, will serve as the first-ever Public Understanding of Statistics fellow for the summer of 2016....

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Congratulations Prof. John Cunningham for The McKnight Scholar Award and an “honorable mention” for the Presidential Teaching Award
McKnight Scholar Awards   Minneapolis, MN (May 16, 2016) – The Board of Directors of The McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience is pleased to announce it has selected six neuroscientists to receive the 2016 McKnight Scholar Awards.…

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