Hotelling Speaker Announced

March 8, 2018

This year’s Hotelling Lectures will be presented by Steven N. Evans, Professor of Statistics and Mathematics at the University of California at Berkeley. The first lecture will be “Some mathematical insights into aging and mortality” and the second, “The fundamental … Continued

New Phi Beta Kappa Inductees

March 8, 2018

The Alpha of North Carolina Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa has announced that the following STOR students will be initiated into membership on March 21, 2018. Ryder Best Kevin Chen Nicholas Larsen John Mullan Eric Qian Ishan Shah Jillian Troftgruben … Continued

Call for applications

March 5, 2018

THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL Department of Statistics and Operations Research TEACHING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Applications are invited for a full-time fixed-term position at the Teaching Assistant Professor level, beginning July 2018. This position is part of a STEM initiative … Continued

Dean’s Graduate Fellows Announced

March 5, 2018

Ph.D. students Iain Carmichael (Statistics) and Yang Yu (INSTORE) are among 31 UNC graduate students selected as Dean’s Graduate Fellows in the College of Arts and Sciences for the 2018-19 academic year. Iain and Yang were selected for their teaching … Continued

Dr. Yufeng Liu awarded grant

December 12, 2017

Dr. Yufeng Liu has recently been awarded a $1.6 million grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, under the National Institute of Health.  “Unlocking complex co-expression network using graphical models” is a four-year grant investigating new machine learning … Continued

Carolina Grad Named Schwarzman Scholar

December 4, 2017

Congratulations to our 2015 MDS alum Min Yang on being selected for this prestigious program! Carolina Grad Named Schwarzman Scholar

Dr. J.S. Marron to be Visiting Lecturer

October 3, 2017

During the month of October Professor Steve Marron will be the Al-Kindi Distinguished Statistics Lecturer at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia.  KAUST is the premier science university in Saudi Arabia and attracts leading international faculty … Continued

Faculty search – Assistant Professor

September 19, 2017

The Department of Statistics and Operations Research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has an opening for a tenure-track position in statistics at the assistant professor level starting July 1, 2018.  See the entire announcement below.   … Continued

UNC Team Places 3rd, Earns Grant

May 8, 2017

A team of five students recently competed in the Society of Actuaries 2017 Student Case Study Challenge, finishing third.  The challenge provides an opportunity to apply actuarial skills to real-world problems through research, analysis, and the development of models.  Finalists … Continued

Mark He awarded competitive DoD Fellowship

April 26, 2017

The department congratulates Ph. D. candidate Mark He, who has been awarded a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship by the Department of Defense (DoD).  Mark was one of over 3,500 applicants for the estimated 150 fellowship opportunities, which … Continued