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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 continued leadership and service to the college and NC State. The dedication was announced at a… 

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 UNC-Chapel Hill – and the National Institute of Statistical Sciences (NISS) in conjunction with the William… 

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. PAMS Associate Dean for Advancement Anita Stallings announced the completion of the campaign last month at… 

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. The workshop was an introduction to the field of uncertainty quantification (UQ) to students from the mathematical… 

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 Wakeford (B.S. ’82 Mathematics, Ph.D. ’95 Statistics), recently established the William H. Swallow Fellowship Award Endowment.…