News: Awards

2020

UChicago Joins Three Universities in Institute for Foundational Data Science

September 2, 2020

Professor Rebecca Willett of the Departments of Statistics and Computer Science, along with Professors Rina Foygel Barber and Mary Silber from Statistics, will help the four-university collaboration establish the maturing field of data science while also advancing machine learning and other artificial intelligence approaches. 


2020 COPSS Presidents’ Award Winner

August 10, 2020

Rina Foygel Barber was awarded the 2020 COPSS Presidents' Award, on August 5, during a JSM (virtual) ceremony. This is generally considered the highest award in statistics.  Read more...


2019

2020 Class of Fellows of the AMS

November 7, 2019

Prof. Lek-Heng Lim has been named a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) for 2020 for his contributions to applied mathematics, particularly numerical linear algebra.


Kruskal Instructor Daniel Massatt Awarded the 2019 SIAM Student Paper Prize for PhD thesis research

August 5, 2019

Kruskal Instructor Daniel Massatt Awarded the 2019 SIAM Student Paper Prize for PhD thesis research paper.


Congratulations to Mihai Anitescu for being named SIAM Fellow, Class of 2019!

April 12, 2019

Congratulations to Mihai Anitescu for being named SIAM Fellow, Class of 2019!


June Wu Awarded NDSEG Fellowship!

February 8, 2019

June Wu Awarded NDSEG Fellowship!


Professor Greg Lawler Awarded Wolf Prize!

January 25, 2019

Professor Greg Lawler Awarded Wolf Prize!


Award-winning Faculty

January 15, 2019

Award-winning Faculty


2018

First Year CAM PhD Students Justin Finkel and Aaron Chen Awarded Prestigious Graduate Fellowships

April 5, 2018

First Year CAM PhD Students Justin Finkel and Aaron Chen Awarded Prestigious Graduate Fellowships


2017

Prize Spotlight: Lek-Heng Lim

June 5, 2017

Prize Spotlight: Lek-Heng Lim