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Recent News

  • Our undergrads are winning awards and making headlines!
  • The Statistics & Data Science Department and the Data Science Club welcomed a large crowd to hear Hadley Wickham. Wickham presented "Designing Data Science" on Friday, September 6 at the PNC Terrace (2nd Floor, Tepper). Hadley Wickham is Chief Scientist at RStudio, winner of the 2019 COPSS award, a member of the R Foundation, and Adjunct Professor at Stanford University and the University of Auckland. He builds tools (both computational and cognitive) to make data science easier, faster, and more fun. Read more
  • Abby Flynt (PhD 2012) has been awarded a Chikio Hayashi Award by the International Federation of Classification Societies. THE IFCS is the umbrella society for classification societies all over the world and supports the Journal of Classification and the journal Advances in Data Analysis and Classification. The award is given to promising researchers who started contributing to the domains of classification, data analysis and related areas, and who are in the early stages of their professional careers. Abby will be honored at the IFCS 2019 meeting in August off the coast of Greece.

Monday, September 23rd

  1. Community seminar

Wednesday, October 2nd

  1. Kyle Cranmer (tentative)

Monday, October 7th

  1. Will Fithian (Berkeley)

Monday, October 14th

  1. Dorit Hammerling (UCAR/Mines)

Monday, October 28th

  1. Noah Simon
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