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November 18, 2021

Jae-Kwang Kim, LAS Dean's Professor in the Department of Statistics, published the second edition of his book, "Statistical Methods for Handling Incomplete Data."

November 18, 2021

Audrey McCombs, co-major PhD candidate in Ecology and Statistics, co-authored a paper titled "Evaluation of the United States COVID-19 vaccine allocation strategy" which was published in The Public Library of

October 28, 2021

Congratulations to Carlos Llosa-Vite for winning the People's Choice Award at the Iowa State University Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition finals held on October 28, 2021. The People's Choice award is based on viewers of the competition voting their preference.

October 26, 2021

Jon Hobbs, Department of Statistics alum, is the recipient of this year's Lew Allen Award at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL).

October 20, 2021

The Statistics Department chose 10/20 as their day to represent their participation in the Green Dot Awareness Initiative on campus by wearing green.  Green Dots can be found around Snedecor Hall this month to state their willingness to learn and understand how to help raise awareness of emo

October 15, 2021

On October 15th the department held a retirement party honoring Marlene Tjernagel. The event took place outside of MacKay hall where hot cider and cake were provided. 

October 09, 2021

STAT-ers gathered to play cricket at Innes Grove Park on Saturday, October 9th.

October 05, 2021

On October 5th, department staff, faculty, and their families met up for a group hike on the Reactor Woods trail in North Ames. After the hike, participants enjoyed homemade ice cream provided by Karen Nettleton. 

September 20, 2021

Congratulations to the 2021 graduate student award winners:

Award Recipient
Daniel H. Mowrey Graduate Consulting Awards

Yulin Liu

Vinny Paris

Amin Shirazi

Miranda Tilberg

September 20, 2021

Congratulations to the following statistics students on their scholarships and awards for the 2021-22 school year:

Scholarship Recipient
Snedecor Award

Jake Alston

Jessie Bustin

September 10, 2021

The department is very pleased to offer our students financial support from the new Ronald J. and S. Dorè Mead Fund for Student Experience in Statistics.

September 05, 2021

On September 5th, Department Chair Dan Nettleton hosted a gathering at his house to welcome first-year Statistics graduate students for homemade ice cream.

August 30, 2021

Congratulations to Jiaming Qiu, Matt Stuart, and Yifan Zhu, winners of Research Excellence Awards this fall.

August 29, 2021

The department hosted a fall picnic with games and food for students, staff, and faculty. The picnic featured lawn games and boxed lunches in the Maple Shelter at Brookside Park. 

August 23, 2021

The following awards were announced during the department’s welcome seminar on the first day of class (August 23). Pictured below are Charlie Labuzzetta (one of three winners of the Vince Sposito Computing Award) and Eryn Blagg (winner of the Vera David Award).

August 22, 2021

Sebastian McCrimmonSebastian McCrimmon is the recipient of the 2021-2022 Wayne A.

August 20, 2021

This semester, the Department is joined by one visiting scholar, Keila Gonzalez Gomez, and three postdoctoral researchers, Seonghun Cho, Yoon-Bae Jun and Stephanie Reinders.

August 05, 2021

Professor Danica Ommen co-authored article titled "Use of an Automated Sys

August 02, 2021

William Q Meeker | Department of StatisticsMeeker released the second edition of his

July 15, 2021

In July, Professor Xiongtao Dai received a grant award from

July 06, 2021

Kathy Kiesling began working as the administrative assistant for the Department of Statistics.

July 06, 2021

In summer 2021, Sarah Nusser retired after more than three decades at Iowa State.  Following her obtainment of both bachelor's and master's degrees in botany from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and North Carolina State University, Sarah earned MS and Ph.D.

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