A team of Iowa State University graduate students beat nearly 150 teams from 114 universities in 28 countries, bringing home the top prize from the 20th annual Data Mining Cup.
Zhengyuan Zhu, professor of statistics and director of the Center for Survey Statistics and Methodology honored with professorship
The Department of Statistics has open faculty positions
Department of Statistics 2018 newsletter is now available.
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.
After reviewing dozens of applications, Iowa State University’s Plant Sciences Institute (PSI) has named nine faculty members to the second cohort of PSI Faculty Scholars. Faculty selected represent three of the university’s eight colleges – Agriculture and Life Sciences, Engineering, and Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Israel A. Almodóvar-Rivera (Ph.D., Iowa State Statistics, 2017 and currently Assistant Professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the University of Puerto Rico) won second place in the 2018 Student Paper competition of the American Statistical Association's (ASA) Section on Medical Devices and Diagnostics
The Department of Statistics 2017 newsletter is now available
Danica Ommen, an assistant professor in Statistics, won the Stephen E. Fienberg CSAFE Young Investigator award at the 2017 International Conference on Forensic Inference.
Distinguished Professor Alicia Carriquiry selected to be one of thirteen ISU Faces to be painted
The Department of Statistics 2016 newsletter is now available
Iowa State University Distinguished Professor of statistics Alicia Carriquiry has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.
After learning about the apartment fire that occurred in the early morning of June 6, we learned that three graduate students from the Department of Statistics were residents of the building. Hengfang Wang, Xiaofei Zhang, and Shan Yu (not pictured) lost their homes and all of their possessions.
STAT-ers has recently been recognized as an official student chapter of the American Statistical Association (ASA)
The Iowa State University College of Business has partnered up with statistics and engineering faculty for the Master of Business Analytics program.
Congratulations to Samantha Tyner,a finalist in the 2015 Young Statisticians Writing Competition
Congratulations to Dan Nettleton awarded the title of Distinguished Professor which is the highest academic honor that Iowa State bestows. It recognizes faculty members whose accomplishments in research or creative activities have had a significant impact on their discipline, and who have demonstrated outstanding performance in at least one other area of faculty responsibility.