Dana Yang
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
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
Martin Wells
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
Ben Baer
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
Y. Samuel Wang
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
Sara Venkatraman, a second-year doctoral student in the Department of Statistics and Data Science, recently won the International Indian Statistical... more
Yuchen Xu
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
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Two doctoral students from Statistics and Data Science were individually recognized for their research excellence by the American Statistical Association.... more
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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
Dr. LeeAnn Roberts Named Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for CIS
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
Transmission electron microscopic image of an isolate from the first U.S. case of COVID-19, formerly known as 2019-nCoV. The spherical viral particles, colorized blue, contain cross-section through the viral genome, seen as black dots.
Through a remote collaboration, a Cornell team of physicians, PhD scientists, and statisticians — from seasoned doctors and faculty members to data-science... more
Ahmed El Alaoui
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
Claire Cardie
Professor Claire Cardie, the Joseph C. Ford Professor of Engineering in the Department of Computer Science and Professor of Information Science, will become... more
Ann S. Bowers ’59, speaking as chair of the Cornell Silicon Valley Advisors in 2017.
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
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
Elizabeth Karns
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
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
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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
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
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Cornell’s Center for Data Science for Enterprise and Society to launch this fall.
The winning team at the 2019 Data Open.
Grace Deng and Binh Tang are among the winning team at the recent Cornell Datathon, hosted by Citadel last month on the Cornell campus.
Robert Wolpert
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.
Jeremy Entner
This fall, Cornell’s Department of Statistics and Data Science welcomes Jeremy Entner as the department's newest lecturer.
The presenters at the 2019 Cornell Celebration of Statistics and Data Science
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...
Steven Schwager
The SDS Professor Emeritus in this year's recipient of the ASA Mentoring Award for Impact.
Ronni Mok
Ronni Mok is one of 34 Merrill Presidential Scholars.
Cover of the book "Shrinkage Estimation"
Two Cornell Statistics professors along with a Statistics alumni have teamed up on a new textbook.
Algorithms, Big Data, and Inequality project members
Cornell's Institute for the Social Sciences has assembled an all-star squad of big-data experts across campus.
Cornell Statistics graduates at the 2018 Commencement ceremony.
Students in Cornell’s MPS program in Applied Statistics continue year-to-year, post-graduate success.
David Ruppert
David Ruppert, professor of statistics, is a contributor on a new textbook out now through Springer.
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A Cornell statistician and his colleagues have found a faster way for developers to improve mobile apps.
The Cornell logo within Sage Hall
Statistical Science will be restructured and renamed – the Department of Statistics and Data Science.
A 2016 farmer's market held by the Dilmun Hill student farm.
A group of Cornell researchers will use machine learning to rapidly analyze agricultural and food market conditions.
A screenshot from the Machine Learning in Medicine website
The intercampus symposium brought together researchers and clinicians from Cornell University and Weill Cornell Medicine.
2018 Cornell Day of Statistics speakers and session chairs
Miss the 2018 Cornell Day of Statistics? Check out presentation slides from our conference speakers.
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It's the platinum age of statistics, says Dr. George.
Kengo Kato
This fall, Cornell's Department of Statistics and Data Science welcomes Kengo Kato.
Joe Guinness
Cornell's Department of Biological Statistics and Computational Biology is excited to welcome Joe Guinness.
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Three Cornell alumni and affiliates were on-hand recently to share insights with current Big Red students.
Stats PhD Sarah Tan
Tan’s dissertation was chosen out of nearly 200 project submissions.
Dan Kowal
Dan Kowal (PhD, '17) is currently an assistant professor of statistics at Rice University.
Yan Yu
Cornell alumna Yan Yu (PhD Statistics ’00) has been named a Fellow of the American Statistical Association.
Data Science for All professors Michael Clarkson and Madeleine Udell.
Cornell is working to prepare future data scientists with a new course offered this semester called Data Science for All.
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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
Jiekun Feng co-authored research that received a Best Publication Award at the recent INFORMs Houston meeting.
Day of Stats 2017 Attendees
The Cornell Day of Statistics 2017 was held on Friday, September 8 at Cornell University.
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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.
Charles McCulloch
A leading expert in biostatistics, Dr. Charles McCulloch (PhD '80) has been named the 2017 Cornell Distinguished Alumni Award recipient.
Cornell Research Team Awarded Sustainability Funds
An interdisciplinary team of Cornell researchers is among 15 research groups who received venture funding.
Sarah Tan
The fourth-year PhD has been named the recipient of the American Statistical Association's 2017 Wray Jackson Smith Scholarship.
Hooker, Giles
Hooke's work is the subject of this extensive, highly recommended feature story out of Cornell Research.
DSS Commencement 2017
Relive all the unforgettable moments from the 2017 Biometry & Statistics and Statistical Science Commencement ceremony is this huge album of photos.
Stats Careers Panel
Five Cornell alumni and affiliates discussed what a career in the statistics field is and what it isn't.
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Statisticians are at the top of the list, again.
Florentina Bunea
Stats Professor Florentina Bunea has been elected a fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics.
Jacob Bien
Bien will develop open-source code that scientists can use to analyze their data.
Dan Kowal
Daniel Kowal's “Functional Autoregression for Sparsely Sampled Data” proposes a model for forecasting and inference of functional time series data.
Sumanta Basu
The Department of Statistical Science is excited to welcome its newest faculty member, Sumanta Basu.
Rauf v State in court
Two papers from a Cornell-led team were cited in a cout decision that ultimately ruled Delaware's death penalty law as unconstitutional.
Statistics Graduates
See the results of the 2016 post-graduate survey.
Day of Stat 2016 Faculty
The Cornell Day of Statistics 2016 was held on Friday, September 9 on the Cornell University campus.
Yang Ning
Yang Ning comes to Cornell as an assistant professor in statistics.
Bruce Turnbull
Bruce Turnbull will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award in recognition of both his career in statistical science and his leadership.
Cornell PhD Students at JSM 2016
Cornell Statistics Graduate Society (SGS) hosted a mixer for all Cornell alumni, students, faculty and colleagues.
Kengo Kato
Congratulations to Kengo Kato, professor of Statistics and Data Science, who has received the Analysis Award from the Mathematical Society of Japan, the... more
Niraj Shah and Steve Conine, cofounders of Wayfair
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
John Abowd
Abowd has been selected to receive the 2016 Julius Shiskin Memorial Award for Economic Statistics.
Florentina Bunea
Bunea will give the kick-off research talk at the Meeting of New Researchers in Statistics and Probability.
DSS Commencement 2016 Group Photo
View and download photographs from the 2016 commencement ceremony.
Dan Kowal
Dan Kowal's paper was recently accepted for publication in the Journal of the American Statistical Association.
Sherry Xian, Director of Cornell's Survey Research Institute
“The goal at the Survey Research Institute is to do high-quality, state-of-the-art research.”
Florentina Bunea
Bunea delivered a keynote talk at the recent Theory of Big Data Conference in London.
Cancer Cells. Photo via LA Times.
Giles Hooker shares his thoughts with the Los Angeles Times.
John Abowd
John M. Abowd will join the U.S. Census Bureau as associate director for research and methodology and as chief scientist.
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Michael Hu is quoted in a fascinating examination of how even scientists are prone to self-deception.
Bill Strawderman
As an engineering student in the 1960s, Bill Strawderman had all but written off any probability of a career in statistics.
Presenters and organizers of the 2015 Day of Statistics
The first-ever Cornell Day of Statistics brought together field leaders and students for an all-day conference.
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Zhou was honored by INFORMS and ASA Health Policy Statistics.
A student under a tree on Libe Slope.
Find out more about what it's like to be a student in Statistics and Data Science at Cornell.
Dr. Iain Johnstone Receiving DSS Distinguished Alumni Award
The Department of Statistical Science Distinguished Alumni Award for 2013 was given to Dr. Iain Johnstone.
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MPS students complete a two-semester project designed to provide real-world experience in large-scale data analysis.
Florentina Bunea
Bunea was elected as a council member of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS).