Largest Study to Date Identifies New Autism GenesA study that scanned the genomes of 150,000 participants identified new genes linked to autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders.
Book in Honor of the Late Stephen E. Fienberg"Statistics in the Public Interest" features 28 invited papers from a wide range of authors organized into six sections reflecting the breadth of Steve Fienberg’s interests.
Rinaldo and Tibshirani Selected as 2022 IMS FellowsProfessors Alessandro Rinaldo and Ryan Tibshirani have been selected as 2022 Institute of Mathematical Sciences (IMS) Fellows.
Branson Selected for 2022-2023 Wimmer FellowshipZach Branson has been selected to receive a Wimmer Faculty Fellowship for 2022-2023.
Applications Open for Special Faculty - Lecturer PositionThe Department of Statistics & Data Science at Carnegie Mellon University invites applications for a full-time; 12-month Special Faculty - Lecturer starting Fall, 2022.
Delphi Group, University of Maryland, Meta Honored for COVID-19 SurveyCarnegie Mellon University's Delphi Group, the University of Maryland Social Data Science Center and Meta received two awards from the American Association of Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) for their work on the COVID-19 Trends and Impact Survey.
de Oliveira Joins SCS Grads in Amazon Research FellowshipAmazon awarded its second round of research fellowships to five graduate students at Carnegie Mellon University.
COVIDcast: Lessons Learned for Future Pandemic ForecastingA massive COVID-19 data collection project led by researchers in CMU’s Delphi Research Group not only helped steer the response to the virus but could also change the future of pandemic forecasting. Throughout the PNAS collection, the researchers reflect on their first year of data collection and analysis and share lessons they learned.
White Named Woman of ExcellenceTeraya White, an academic and career advisor in the Department of Statistics & Data Science, has been named among the New Pittsburgh Courier’s Women of Excellence Award honorees.
Alessandro Rinaldo Named Associate Dean for Research
Alessandro Rinaldo Named Associate Dean for ResearchThe Department of Statistics & Data Science’s Alessandro Rinaldo will serve as the next associate dean for research in Dietrich College.
Remote Schooling Reduced COVID-19 Deaths in Ohio Communities
Remote Schooling Reduced COVID-19 Deaths in Ohio CommunitiesOhio counties where the majority of kindergarten through 12th grade school students participated in fully remote learning during the 2020 fall semester had slower progression of COVID-19 and fewer deaths than schools with predominantly in-person learning.
Ramdas Named to Leadership Academy
Ramdas Named to Leadership AcademyAaditya Ramdas has been elected to the inaugural class of the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies Leadership Academy.
Two Dietrich Students Named Amazon Graduate Research Fellows
Two Dietrich Students Named Amazon Graduate Research FellowsFive Carnegie Mellon University graduate students named Amazon Graduate Research Fellows.
Delphi Research Group, Collaborators Honored for COVIDcast
Delphi Research Group, Collaborators Honored for COVIDcastThe American Statistical Association (ASA) has presented the 2021 Statistical Partnerships Among Academe, Industry, and Government (SPAIG) Award to Roni Rosenfeld and Ryan Tibshirani with Carnegie Mellon University’s Delphi Research Group, as well as their COVIDcast partners.
Nugent Named Head of Department of Statistics & Data Science
Nugent Named Head of Department of Statistics & Data ScienceCarnegie Mellon University has appointed Rebecca Nugent head of the Department of Statistics & Data Science, effective June 15.
New Executive Education Programming Explores Sports Analytics Fundamentals
New Executive Education Programming Explores Sports Analytics FundamentalsCMU's Tepper School and Statistics & Data Science Department are teaming up for the Carnegie Mellon Sports Analytics Colloquia.
Nugent Honored by National Academies
Nugent Honored by National AcademiesRebecca Nugent of the Department of Statistics & Data Science joins a national conversation about the future of higher education.
Roeder Named Among World's Most Highly Cited Researchers