Harvard University Statistics Department
||Phone: (617) 495-5496
|1 Oxford Street
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|Cambridge, MA 02138-2901 USA
Two Prestigious Faculty Teaching Prizes
acting chair, won the Senior Faculty
also managing director of
won the Phi Beta Kappa Prize. This was an extraordinary year for the department!
Bo Jiang Wins Dempster Award
Congratulations to Bo Jiang, who just completed his Statistics PhD, on being
this year's Arthur P. Dempster awardee. Here is the
abstract for his
Five Hoopes Prizes for Statistics
Kudos to graduating seniors Alice Xiang, Jessica Hwang, Keli Liu, Michele Zemplenyi
and Raj Bhuptani for winning Harvardís highest honor for undergraduate writing!
Donald Rubin, Joseph Blitzstein, Xiao-Li Meng, Tirthankar Dasgupta and Luke Miratrix
were their thesis advisors.
New Professor Wins Recognition
our newest assistant professor, won the
Pierre Robillard Award
awarded annually by the Statistical Society of Canada to recognize the best PhD thesis in
probability or statistics defended at a Canadian university during the previous year.
New England Symposium on Statistics in Sports
2013 NESSIS will be a meeting of statisticians and quantitative analysts connected with sports teams,
sports media, and universities to discuss common problems of interest in statistical modeling
and analysis of sports data. It will occur Saturday, September 21, 2013 at Harvard.
Here is more information
Bok Teaching Award and Statistics
We warmly congratulate
seven award-winning teaching fellows in our department, including this year's awardee
Online STAT 110 Receives Accolades
Our online probability course
has recently been praised here
(by an aerospace engineer and a cardiologist, among others).
The center of all this attention, Joseph Blitzstein
, won the
Star Family Advising Prize
and was interviewed