Peter Hoff Named IMS Fellow

Thursday, June 21, 2018
Peter Hoff, Professor of Statistical Science, Duke University, has been named Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS).  An induction ceremony will take place on July 2, 2018, at the IMS Annual Meeting in Vilnius, Lithuania.   Dr. Hoff received the award for sustained... Read More »

Jan Tomoya Greve & Jaeyeon Lee receive 2017-18 BEST Award, Dawei Geng & Yunran Chen receive honorable mention

Monday, May 14, 2018
The 2017-18 BEST Award was announced during the Annual Graduation Reception of the Department of Statistical Science at the Rickhouse in Durham on Sunday, May 13th, 2018.  BEST Award Winners were: Jan Tomoya Greve & Jaeyeon Lee in recognition of their research... Read More »

Amy Herring Awarded Distinguished Professor

Thursday, May 3, 2018
Duke University awarded distinguished professorships to 26 members of its faculty May 2 at the annual University Distinguished Professors dinner, including Amy Herring, from Statistical Science, who will become  the Sara and Charles Ayres Professor of Statistical Science,... Read More »

Peter Hoff designated an ASA Fellow

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Peter Hoff has been selected as a Fellow of the American Statistical Association. The ASA selects up to one third of one percent of its members as fellows, in recognition of "outstanding contributions to statistical science."

Elizabeth Lorenzi Received Honorable Mention for the ASA Cox Scholarship Award

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Elizabeth C. Lorenzi received an honorable mention for the ASA Cox Scholarship Award. She is pursuing a PhD in Statistics at Duke University. She has excelled in both academics and research. Most extraordinarily, she has grown a statistical research project on prediction of complications after... Read More »

Duke Undergraduate Machine Learning Day

Friday, March 23, 2018
Saturday, March 31, 2018 | Gross Hall, Duke University Schedule 9am: Registration and breakfast 10am: Introduction and keynote 11am: Workshops 12pm: Networking lunch 1pm: Workshops 2.30pm: Refreshments 3pm: Research spotlight 4pm: ... Read More »

David Dunson wins awards

Monday, March 5, 2018
Sponsor: Alibaba Innovative Research  Title: Scalable probabilistic inference for huge multi-domain graphs “There has been abundant interest in recent years in developing improved models and algorithms for analysis of very large graphs or networks.  There has been a dual... Read More »

DataFest 2018 registration open

Monday, February 26, 2018
DataFest 2018 registration is now open, you can sign up at this link.! Seats are limited, don't wait till the last minute! ASA DataFest is a data analysis competition where teams of up to five students attack a large, complex, and surprise dataset over a weekend. Your job is to represent your... Read More »

Junior Faculty Receive Career Awards

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Galen Reeves receives NSF Career Award. Li Ma receives  NSF Career Award. Rebecca Steorts receives NSF Career Award.

Katherine Heller receives DARPA award

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
The title of the project is: “An Integrated Nonparametric Bayesian and Deep Neural Network Framework for Biologically-Inspired Lifelong Learning” with MIT and UC Berkeley.  There have been remarkable advances in recent years using deep neural networks, but generalizing them to new... Read More »