Tune in the evening of Sept. 28th to see Sam Wang, assistant professor of statistics and data science, put his trivia knowledge to that test on the quiz show “... more
By Louis DiPietro Weihua Li MPS ’11 always loved numbers and data, particularly the applied side – taking messy data and transforming it into meaningful... more
Professionally, Bhairav Mehta doesn’t settle. Since graduating from Cornell University’s master of professional studies program in applied statistics in 2004... more
Joe Guinness has been named the director of undergraduate studies for the Biometry and Statistics (CALS) and Statistical Science (ARTS) majors. Guinness takes... more
By Louis DiPietro Honoring the largest graduating class in its history, the Cornell Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science handed out... more
By Louis DiPietro Ten faculty members from the Cornell Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science were named recipients of the college’s... more
David Matteson, associate professor of statistics and data science and social statistics, has launched an open access, international journal highlighting... more
By Louis DiPietro for the Cornell Chronicle A multimillion-dollar grant from LinkedIn to the Cornell Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science... more
By Louis DiPietro for the Cornell Chronicle For the first time in its 23-year history, the Cornell Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science... more
Two Cornell doctoral students in the field of Statistics and Data Science earned top honors in the American Statistical Association’s Student Paper competition... more
Jim Booth, professor and director of graduate studies in the Department of Statistics and Data Science, has been named a 2022 “Academic Data Leader” by Chief... more
By Louis DiPietro for the Cornell Chronicle An alternative statistical method honed and advanced by Cornell researchers can make clinical trials more reliable... more
Daniel Kowal, Ph.D. ’17, was named the recipient of the Blackwell-Rosenbluth Award, recognizing exceptional junior researchers in areas of Bayesian statistics... more
The ILR School conducted this Q&A, which originally appeared on the School's website on August 23, 2021. Dana Yang will join the Department of Statistics... more
Thorsten Joachims is the inaugural Associate Dean for Research for the Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science, Dean Kavita Bala announced... more
Cornell Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science announced this Fall that Martin Wells is extending his chairship of the Department of... more
Benjamin Baer, doctoral student in Statistics and Data Science, is the lead author of just-published research in the Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. In "The... more
By Louis DiPietro “The best thing about being a statistician is that you get to play in everyone’s backyard.” These timeless words from John Tukey, one of the... more
Sara Venkatraman, a second-year doctoral student in the Department of Statistics and Data Science, recently won the International Indian Statistical... more
Yuchen Xu, a doctoral student in the Department of Statistics and Data Science, received bronze honors at the annual conference of the Upstate New York... more
Two doctoral students from Statistics and Data Science were individually recognized for their research excellence by the American Statistical Association.... more
The second Maching Learning in Medicine inter-campus symposium will be held virtually to bring together researchers and clinicians to present recent work and... more
We are pleased to announce that Dr. LeeAnn Roberts will serve as the inaugural Director of the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for the Cornell Ann S... more
Through a remote collaboration, a Cornell team of physicians, PhD scientists, and statisticians — from seasoned doctors and faculty members to data-science... more
This profile, written by Chris Dawson, originally appears on Cornell Engineering's website. Ahmed El Alaoui had a math teacher in middle school who told him... more
Dan Kowal (PhD, '17) is currently an assistant professor of statistics at Rice University.
Professor Claire Cardie, the Joseph C. Ford Professor of Engineering in the Department of Computer Science and Professor of Information Science, will become... more
A transformative gift from Ann S. Bowers ’59 – a Silicon Valley champion and longtime philanthropist – will establish the Cornell Ann S. Bowers College of... more
Xin (Mike) Bing, a doctoral student in Statistics and Data Science, has won the Lawrence D. Brown Ph.D. Student Award from the Institute of Mathematical... more
This Q&A was conducted by Cornell Industrial Labor Relations (ILR) and originally appeared on ILR's website. ILR Senior Lecturer Elizabeth Karns adjusted... more
Yi Su, a doctoral student in Statistics and Data Science, has been named one of four recipients of the 2019-2020 Bloomberg Data Science Ph.D. Fellowship. ... more
In March 1989, a tripped circuit in the Hydro-Québec power grid left 6 million people without electricity. A week earlier, an unusually harsh snowstorm had... more
Kengo Kato, an associate professor in Cornell's Department of Statistics and Data Science, has been named one of six recipients of the annual Japan Academy... more
Cornell’s Center for Data Science for Enterprise and Society to launch this fall.
Grace Deng and Binh Tang are among the winning team at the recent Cornell Datathon, hosted by Citadel last month on the Cornell campus.
Ask Dr. Robert Wolpert (’72) what changed the trajectory of his career, he’ll tell you it was a Cornell course that he never actually took.
This fall, Cornell’s Department of Statistics and Data Science welcomes Jeremy Entner as the department's newest lecturer.
Cornell University once again brings together some of the best minds in the field of statistics and data science to share their latest insights and discoveries...
The SDS Professor Emeritus is this year's recipient of the ASA Mentoring Award for Impact.
Ronni Mok is one of 34 Merrill Presidential Scholars.
Two Cornell Statistics professors along with a Statistics alumni have teamed up on a new textbook.
Cornell's Institute for the Social Sciences has assembled an all-star squad of big-data experts across campus.
Students in Cornell’s MPS program in Applied Statistics continue year-to-year, post-graduate success.
David Ruppert, professor of statistics, is a contributor on a new textbook out now through Springer.
A Cornell statistician and his colleagues have found a faster way for developers to improve mobile apps.
Statistical Science will be restructured and renamed – the Department of Statistics and Data Science.
A group of Cornell researchers will use machine learning to rapidly analyze agricultural and food market conditions.
The intercampus symposium brought together researchers and clinicians from Cornell University and Weill Cornell Medicine.
Miss the 2018 Cornell Day of Statistics? Check out presentation slides from our conference speakers.
It's the platinum age of statistics, says Dr. George.
This fall, Cornell's Department of Statistics and Data Science welcomes Kengo Kato.
Cornell's Department of Biological Statistics and Computational Biology is excited to welcome Joe Guinness.
Three Cornell alumni and affiliates were on-hand recently to share insights with current Big Red students.
Tan’s dissertation was chosen out of nearly 200 project submissions.
Cornell alumna Yan Yu (PhD Statistics ’00) has been named a Fellow of the American Statistical Association.
Cornell is working to prepare future data scientists with a new course offered this semester called Data Science for All.
Our MPS '17 Grads Are Now Data Scientists, Analysts and Statisticians, Earning an average $80K per year
See highlights from this year's post-graduate survey.
A recent survey of 2016 statistics graduates undertaken by the American Statistical Association found graduates are well prepared to excel in the job market.
Jiekun Feng co-authored research that received a Best Publication Award at the recent INFORMs Houston meeting.
The Cornell Day of Statistics 2017 was held on Friday, September 8 at Cornell University.
Farrell, who joined the Department of Mathematics at Cornell as an instructor in 1959, spent his entire career at Cornell.
Among the site's findings, there are roughly 6,800 open data science jobs, paying a median base salary of $110,000.
A leading expert in biostatistics, Dr. Charles McCulloch (PhD '80) has been named the 2017 Cornell Distinguished Alumni Award recipient.
An interdisciplinary team of Cornell researchers is among 15 research groups who received venture funding.
The fourth-year PhD has been named the recipient of the American Statistical Association's 2017 Wray Jackson Smith Scholarship.
Hooke's work is the subject of this extensive, highly recommended feature story out of Cornell Research.
Relive all the unforgettable moments from the 2017 Biometry & Statistics and Statistical Science Commencement ceremony is this huge album of photos.
Five Cornell alumni and affiliates discussed what a career in the statistics field is and what it isn't.
Statisticians are at the top of the list, again.
Stats Professor Florentina Bunea has been elected a fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics.
Bien will develop open-source code that scientists can use to analyze their data.
Daniel Kowal's “Functional Autoregression for Sparsely Sampled Data” proposes a model for forecasting and inference of functional time series data.
The Department of Statistical Science is excited to welcome its newest faculty member, Sumanta Basu.
Two papers from a Cornell-led team were cited in a cout decision that ultimately ruled Delaware's death penalty law as unconstitutional.
Matteson receives Academic Venture Fund grant to promote sustainable growth of low- and middle-income countries
Improving indoor air quality, supporting equitable and sustainable development, and advancing offshore wind energy — those are some of the projects being... more
See the results of the 2016 post-graduate survey.
The Cornell Day of Statistics 2016 was held on Friday, September 9 on the Cornell University campus.
Yang Ning comes to Cornell as an assistant professor in statistics.
October 25, 2022 Researchers in the Cornell Ann. S Bowers College of Computing and Information Science are no strangers to groundbreaking work, and on Oct. 14... more
Bruce Turnbull will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award in recognition of both his career in statistical science and his leadership.
By Tom Fleischman of the Cornell Chronicle The Cornell Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science has been awarded a three-year, $300,000 grant... more
Cornell Statistics Graduate Society (SGS) hosted a mixer for all Cornell alumni, students, faculty and colleagues.
Congratulations to Kengo Kato, professor of Statistics and Data Science, who has received the Analysis Award from the Mathematical Society of Japan, the... more
Gifts totaling $10 million – $5 million from Steve Conine ’95 and his wife Alexi Conine ’96, and $5 million from Niraj Shah ’95 and his wife Jill Shah – will... more
Abowd has been selected to receive the 2016 Julius Shiskin Memorial Award for Economic Statistics.
Bunea will give the kick-off research talk at the Meeting of New Researchers in Statistics and Probability.
View and download photographs from the 2016 commencement ceremony.
Dan Kowal's paper was recently accepted for publication in the Journal of the American Statistical Association.
“The goal at the Survey Research Institute is to do high-quality, state-of-the-art research.”
Bunea delivered a keynote talk at the recent Theory of Big Data Conference in London.
Giles Hooker shares his thoughts with the Los Angeles Times.
John M. Abowd will join the U.S. Census Bureau as associate director for research and methodology and as chief scientist.
Michael Hu is quoted in a fascinating examination of how even scientists are prone to self-deception.
From Indifferent to Inspired: How An Unforgettable Cornell Prof Sparked One Distinguished Alum's Career in Statistics
As an engineering student in the 1960s, Bill Strawderman had all but written off any probability of a career in statistics.
The first-ever Cornell Day of Statistics brought together field leaders and students for an all-day conference.
Find out more about what it's like to be a student in Statistics and Data Science at Cornell.
The Department of Statistical Science Distinguished Alumni Award for 2013 was given to Dr. Iain Johnstone.
MPS students complete a two-semester project designed to provide real-world experience in large-scale data analysis.
Bunea was elected as a council member of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS).
By Chris Dawson for the Cornell Chronicle New research from Cornell scientists is exploring how human genetics impacts functions of the gut microbiome, and is... more
By Louis DiPietro Optimizing online data by throttling down pesky online ads, reducing recidivism and broadening participation in the tech field, and... more
Students from throughout the university can now minor in data science, a field that faculty say has become increasingly important for students in nearly any... more
By Patricia Waldron The Cornell Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science rolled out the red carpet at its New Majors Welcome Event, a... more
By Louis DiPietro Three students and three recent alumni from the Cornell Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science received the inaugural... more
By Krishna Ramanujan, Cornell Chronicle A seminal fluid protein transferred from male to female fruit flies during mating changes the expression of genes... more
By Louis DiPietro Cornell scholars eager to learn how to leverage statistical tools and methods for better research now have a vast, free library of workshops... more
By Tom Fleischman, Cornell Chronicle Sumanta Basu and Tapomayukh Bhattacharjee, both assistant professors in the Cornell Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and... more
Undergraduate students and future innovators who recently chose the Cornell Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science as their academic home... more
An eager crowd packed Gates Hall for the Association of Computer Science Undergraduates’ (ACSU) Research Night on Monday, March 13, showcasing the latest work... more
Ten Cornell postdoctoral researchers who plan to harness the power of artificial intelligence (AI) in areas like materials discovery, physics, biological... more
After a three-year hiatus, Bits On Our Minds (BOOM), a showcase of cutting-edge digital technology projects created by Cornell students, returns to campus for... more
Jingyi Duan and Kimberly Hochstedler – both Cornell doctoral students in the field of statistics and data science – each received the International Biometric... more
Thirteen teams representing 70 students from Statistics and Data Science’s Master of Professor Studies program in Applied Statistics presented their semester-... more
The Cornell Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science awarded 10 faculty members annual excellence awards for the 2022-2023 academic year.... more
Dance through a rowdy house party, fight off dangerous fruit, and pull a fast one on a bubble gum cartel at the Game Design Initiative at Cornell (GDIAC)... more
As part of the largest graduating class in the history of the Cornell Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science, a few graduates in the Class... more
The Merrill Presidential Scholars Program honors the university's most outstanding seniors each graduation season, and this year that list includes eight... more
For Zachary Schecter ‘23, it was winning the Most Innovative Game award at the Game Design Showcase his sophomore year that really clinched it: he would become... more
This spring, students in a data science class faced a challenging dilemma: Should they launch a facial recognition application that let unemployed people... more
Lawrence Blume, the Distinguished Arts and Sciences Professor of Economics and professor of information science, has been named the inaugural associate dean... more
For years, the financial press has helped inform investors of all stripes. Cornell researchers have discovered it can also inform the algorithm behind a new... more
The Department of Statistics and Data Science’s annual Celebration and Data Science conference is back! After a three-year pause due to the COVID-19 pandemic,... more
Cornell researchers have shown that data science and artificial intelligence (AI) tools successfully identify disparate questioning – when prosecutors question... more
Nine innovative faculty members and doctoral students from the Cornell Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science were selected to receive the... more
Aging isn’t an exact science, but through biostatistics – the science and practice of learning from biomedical data – pioneers like Karen Bandeen-Roche ’88, Ph... more