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September 08, 2020

Congratulations to Ken Ryan on being named Fellow of the American Statistical Association.

July 30, 2020

An ISU research team, led by statistics professor Lily Wang, is the first to produce richly detailed COVID-19 forecasts for every county in the United States. Their groundbreaking statistical models are used by the CDC to forecast national COVID-19 deaths.

June 26, 2020

Sepideh Mosaferi has been named the 2020 Wray Jackson Smith Scholarship Awardee. 

June 08, 2020

The work of Lily Wang and her team (including former student Xinyi Li and current students Shan Yu, Myungjin Kim, Yueying Wang, and Zhiling Gu) on COVID-19 is featured in this month's AMSTATNEWS and IMS Bulletin.

May 28, 2020

Associate Professor Jarad Niemi joined the COVID-19 Forecast Hub in early April. The Hub aims to collect COVID-19 forecasts in a central location with a standardized format.

May 26, 2020

LAS Dean's Professor Jae Kwang Kim and Associate Professor Lily Wang have been named Fellows of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS).  

May 22, 2020

This spring, Professor Heike Hofmann won the LAS Award for Outstanding Achievement in Teaching.  Professor Karin Dorman won the LAS Award for Inclusive Excellence.

May 14, 2020

On May 8, 2020, the Department of Statistics held a virtual graduation celebration for MS and PhD students leaving our program this spring or summer.  

May 05, 2020

Statistics undergraduate student Cameron Stocker competed in the College of Liberal Arts Entrepreneurship and Innovation Academy's pitch competition during the early spring semester.

April 23, 2020

Congratulations to Distinguished Professor Alicia Carriquiry and the CSAFE team on securing another $20M of funding over the next five years

April 14, 2020

A team of researchers in the Department of Statistics at Iowa State University has developed an extended varying coefficient SEIR (Susceptible Exposed Infectious Recovered) model for calculating COVID-19’s effective reproduction number (R).

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 underpinning engineering applications."

March 02, 2020

STAT-ers game night was held on February 28, 2020.

February 14, 2020

Congratulations to Statistics Alum Sallie Keller on being elected to the National Academy of Engineering.  Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer. 

February 12, 2020

Cameron Stocker, ISU senior in statistics, is a runner-up winner in the LAS Pitch Off competition, held February 10. 

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

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.

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.  

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.  

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.

September 26, 2019

The Department of Statistics has open faculty positions

August 29, 2019

Congratulations to the 2019 student award winners.

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