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March 02, 2020

Distinguished Professor Bill Meeker has been selected to receive the George Box Medal "for his outstanding contributions to the statistical analysis of reliability data and to industrial statistics in general, by promoting the close cooperation between statistics and the fundamental science under

March 02, 2020

STAT-ers game night was held on February 28, 2020.  Congratulations to Matt Stuart, winner of the poker tournament.  Laura Ziegler represented the faculty well with her second straight runner up finish.  Despite his bold pre-tournament predictions, Dan Nettleton was

February 12, 2020

Cameron Stocker, ISU senior in statistics, is a runner-up winner in the LAS Pitch Off competition, held February 10. In the competition, students delivered a 90 second pitch about an idea or business they are working on.

January 24, 2020

    Four graduate students from the Department of Statistics at Iowa State University won American Statistical Association Student Paper Awards in the 2019 competitions.  Congratulations to Xiyu Peng, Sepideh Mosaferi, Fan Dai, and Yawei Ge for their outstanding work

January 21, 2020

Congratulations to Xiyu Peng who won an American Statistical Association Student Paper Award from the Section on Statistics in Genomics and Genetics.  Xiyu's award-winning paper is titled "AmpliCI: A High-resolution Model-Based Approach for Denoising Illumina Amplicon Data" and is co-au

January 21, 2020

Congratulations to Sepideh Mosaferi who won an American Statistical Association Student Paper Award from the Sections on Social Statistics, Government Statistics, and Survey Research Methods.

January 21, 2020

Congratulations to Yawei Ge who won an American Statistical Association Student Paper Award from the Sections on Statistical Computing and Statistical Graphics.  Yawei's award-winning paper is titled "A Grammar of Graphics Framework for Generalized Parallel Coordinate Plots" and is co-a

January 21, 2020

Congratulations to Fan Dai who won an American Statistical Association Student Paper Award from the Sections on Statistical Computing and Statistical Graphics.  Fan's award-winning paper is titled "A Matrix-Free Method for Exploratory Factor Analysis of High-dimensional Gaussian Data" a

November 21, 2019

 

Sepideh Mosaferi, a 3rd year statistics PhD. student, has recently been inducted into the Golden Key International Honor Society. The Golden Key is the world’s largest collegiate honor society and membership is by invitation only.

August 29, 2019

Bancroft Award
Xiyu Peng

August 29, 2019

 

August 05, 2019

Washington DC (DATE)— Samantha Tyner of Iowa State University has been awarded a AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship (STPF) with a placement at the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

 

August 01, 2019

Hadley Wickham was given the COPSS Presidents' Award at the 2019 Joint Statistitical Meeting (JSM) in Denver, Co. The COPSS Presidents' Award, sometimes referred to as the "Nobel Prize of Statistics", is presented to a person under 41 in recognition of outstanding contrib

July 24, 2019

Iowa State University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and College of Agricultural and Life Sciences announced today the appointment of Distinguished Professor of Statistics Daniel Nettleton, the Laurence H.

May 08, 2019

Zhu is the director of the Center for Survey Statistics and Methodology. His expertise is extremely broad, including spatial statistics, survey statistics, time series analysis, and multivariate analysis.

February 12, 2019

View the open faculty positions in the Department of Statistics.

January 23, 2019
May 01, 2018

STAT 401 has now been renumbered to STAT 587 -- same course, only the number has changed.  Similarly, STAT 447 is now STAT 588.  Completion of these two courses continues to be requirements in our graduate minor programs.

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