statistics

Dec 5, 2008

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 […]

Jun 20, 2012

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. […]

Aug 22, 2012

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. […]

Sep 4, 2012

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 […]

Jan 17, 2013

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 […]

Jan 31, 2017  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Jan 31, 2017  |  Statistics

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.

Jan 17, 2013

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 […]

May 1, 2015  |  General News

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.

Jul 11, 2014  |  Viewpoint

Your Data, Your Treatment

NC State's Marie Davidian discusses how statistics can help achieve the promise of personalized medicine.