Congratulations to Ken Ryan on being named Fellow of the American Statistical Association.
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.
Sepideh Mosaferi has been named the 2020 Wray Jackson Smith Scholarship Awardee.
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.
LAS Dean's Professor Jae Kwang Kim and Associate Professor Lily Wang have been named Fellows of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS).
This spring, Professor Heike Hofmann won the LAS Award for Outstanding Achievement in Teaching. Professor Karin Dorman won the LAS Award for Inclusive Excellence.
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.
Statistics undergraduate student Cameron Stocker competed in the College of Liberal Arts Entrepreneurship and Innovation Academy's pitch competition during the early spring semester.
Congratulations to Distinguished Professor Alicia Carriquiry and the CSAFE team on securing another $20M of funding over the next five years
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).
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."
STAT-ers game night was held on February 28, 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.
Cameron Stocker, ISU senior in statistics, is a runner-up winner in the LAS Pitch Off competition, held February 10.
Congratulations to Xiyu Peng who won an American Statistical Association Student Paper Award from the Section on Statistics in Genomics and Genetics.
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.
Congratulations to Yawei Ge who won an American Statistical Association Student Paper Award from the Sections on Statistical Computing and Statistical Graphics.
Congratulations to Fan Dai who won an American Statistical Association Student Paper Award from the Sections on Statistical Computing and Statistical Graphics.
Associate Professor Jarad Niemi is the Data Management Lead for Science-based Trials of Rowcrops Trials Integrated with Prairie Strips (or STRIPS for short). Prairie STRIPS have shown benefits to a number of ecosystems services including reduced sediment runoff, increased nutrient retention on agricultural fields, improved water quality and increased abundance, richness, and diversity in birds and bees.
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.
The Department of Statistics has open faculty positions
Congratulations to the 2019 student award winners.