Wakeford establishes William H. Swallow Fellowship Award Endowment
William Swallow, professor emeritus of statistics, has touched the lives of many students during nearly three decades of teaching at NC State. To ensure that Swallow’s legacy will be remembered by future generations, one of his grateful former students, Charles […]
Students learn about uncertainty quantification at SAMSI workshop
NC State students David Moreau, Alice Toms and Andre Waschka recently completed the Undergraduate Workshop at the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI). The week-long program was held at SAMSI’s facility in Research Triangle Park and at NC State. […]
PAMS announces full funding of endowed professorship
The College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences has completed the funding of an endowed professorship in honor of Sir Ronald Aylmer Fisher. The R.A. Fisher Distinguished Professorship will support a full professor in the Department of Statistics at NC State. […]
SAMSI renewed for another five years by NSF
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has renewed the main supporting grant for the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI). The new funding will provide $17.5 million over five years to the three partner universities – NC State, Duke and […]
Statisticians promote contributions to society during the International Year of Statistics
NC State University is among more than 1,400 organizations in 111 countries that are combining energies in 2013 to promote the International Year of Statistics, or Statistics2013, a worldwide initiative that will highlight the contributions of the statistics field to […]
The Proximity Principle
Researchers in the Bioinformatics faculty cluster at NC State are showing the value of putting brilliant minds from different areas of science in one place.
Playing Games With Decision Making
In this new video, see how statistician Eric Laber creates video games to help improve the way we make decisions.
PAMS dedicates statistics commons in honor of Dean Dan Solomon
The College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences has dedicated the fifth floor commons room of SAS Hall as the Daniel L. Solomon Statistics Commons in honor of Dean Solomon’s critical role in the building of SAS Hall and for his […]
Cross-Population Study Links Individuals’ Chemical Sensitivity, Genes
NC State scientists helped lead the first large-scale cell-based screening to test variations in environmental chemical sensitivity across a range of human populations and link those variations to genetic data.
Your Data, Your Treatment
NC State's Marie Davidian discusses how statistics can help achieve the promise of personalized medicine.