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Welcome to the Department of Statistics and the Statistical Laboratory. The Statistical Laboratory, established by George W. Snedecor in 1934, was the first of its kind in the nation. The Department of Statistics was established in 1947 and it is housed in Snedecor Hall on the Iowa State University Campus in Ames, Iowa. The primary mission of the Department and the Statistical Laboratory is the advancement of statistical knowledge.

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Department News

  • ISU finishes 2nd & 3rd Place in the 2015 Data Mining Cup. ISU participants included team captains Ian Mouzon and Sen Zhou (MATH), and team members Ran Bi, Chen Hua, Yihua Li, Andy Lithio, Liuhua Peng, Alex Shum, Yaxuan Sun, and Evan Walsh. Details
  • Congratulations to Bob Stephenson who has been selected as this year's recipient of the Waller Distinguished Teaching Career Award from the American Statistical Association. This award is given "in recognition of his many years of outstanding teaching and contributions and creative efforts in statistical education."
  • Congratulations!! Yehua Li, ISU Award for Early Achievement in Research
  • LAS Awards announced: Amy Froelich, LAS Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Introductory Teaching, Dan Nettleton, LAS Award for Outstanding Achievement in Research, Dan Nordman, LAS Award for Mid-Career Achievement in Research, Jenny Grundmeier, LAS P&S Outstanding New Professional Award, Congratulations to all!!