Welcome to the Department of Statistics

With a faculty known for leadership in research and excellence in teaching, our programs provide students with a solid foundation and in-depth exposure to advanced statistical theory and methodology, computational statistics, and multidisciplinary applications. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a premier public university, provides a superb environment for learning and growth. We encourage you to explore all that the Department and the University have to offer!


Srijan Sengupta wins 2016 IMS Travel Award
Statistics PhD student Srijan Sengupta was selected by the Institute of Mathematical Statistics for a new researcher travel award. Awardees will be honored at the Presidential Address during the World Congress / IMS Annual Meeting in Toronto. Srijan is co-advised by Professors Yuguo Chen and Xiaofeng Shao.

Lyndsay Shand receives 2015-2016 Campus Award for Excellence in Public Engagement
Lyndsay Shand, PhD student in Statistics, was selected in recognition of her leadership of Statistics in the Community (StatCom), an organization of undergraduate and graduate students providing pro bono consulting for non-profit organizations and educational and government institutions.

Xuan Bi wins 2016 ASA Statistical Learning and Data Mining Student Paper Competition
Statistics PhD student Xuan Bi was selected by the Statistical Learning and Data Mining Section of the ASA for a travel award to present his research at the 2016 Joint Statistical Meetings in Chicago, Illinois. Xuan is advised by Professor Annie Qu.

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Statistics Seminar
"Understanding Bayes Factor Asymptotics," Todd Kuffner, Washington University in St. Louis
04/28/2016 | 3:30pm | 106B1 ENGR

Statistics Graduation
2016 Convocation Ceremony for the Departments of Mathematics and Statistics
05/14/2016 | 8:30pm | Krannert

Summer Classes
See the list of summer classes in Statistics offered during Summer Session II.
06/13/2016 - 08/06/2016

Event Calendar

ASA 175th Anniversary   The World of Statistics  

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