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Commencement 2024

The UC Berkeley Department of Statistics celebrated the graduates of the class of 2024 on Wednesday, May 15th, at Zellerbach Playhouse on the Berkeley campus. Department Chair Haiyan Huang led commencement activities, which featured an address by Professor Kate Crawford. After the ceremony, family and friends joined the graduates for a reception at the Alumni House. 

Bray Wins Instructional Technology and Innovation Micro Grant

Associate Teaching Professor Andrew Bray has won a 2024 Instructional Technology and Innovation Micro Grant from the Office of Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education for the project “Gradebook: A tool for easy, flexible, and accurate course grades.” The Instructional Technology and Innovation Micro Grant program aims to aid faculty in allAndrew Bray

Statistics Spotlight: Steve Howard Ph.D. ‘20

Steve Howard’s early interest lay in programming and was nowhere near statistics. As a high school student, he attended coding camps and competitions. Howard’s internships and other opportunities focused on programming and computer science throughout his education. Notably, Howard never found much interest in statistics growing up despite living under the same roof as a statistician. 

Statistics is Recruiting: Neyman Visiting Assistant Professor

 The Department of Statistics, in the College of Computing, Data Science, and Society (CDSS) at the University of California, Berkeley currently seeks applications for a non-tenure-track Neyman Visiting Assistant Professor position. The Neyman Visiting Assistant Professor will be expected to engage in teaching and research and participate in seminars and lectures within the department.

Statistics is Recruiting an open rank position at the Assistant or Associate/Full Teaching Professor levels

The Department of Statistics in the College of Computing, Data Science, and Society (CDSS) at the University of California, Berkeley, seeks applicants for an open rank position at the Assistant or Associate/Full Teaching Professor levels. The position is formally titled Lecturer with Potential for Security of Employment (LPSOE), Lecturer with Security of Employment (LSOE), or Senior Lecturer with Security of Employment (Sr. LSOE) depending on qualifications and experience.

Statistics is Recruiting for a New Position

The Department of Statistics, in the College of Computing, Data Science, and Society (CDSS) at the University of California, Berkeley, currently seeks applicants with outstanding records in Statistics and Data Science for a position at the assistant, associate, or (full) professor rank.

Inaugural Alumni Advisory Board Event

On Saturday, September 23rd the Department of Statistics held the inaugural Alumni Advisory Board event. The day-long event featured an advisory session with the faculty, a panel with student-generated questions, and a breakout session for students. 

Statistics is Recruiting for Two Positions

We are seeking applicants for two faculty positions at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor rank, whose research is at the interface of the computational, statistical, chemical, and physical sciences, including the development and deployment of new materials using artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) methodology. The two positions to be filled are:

New Faculty: Alexander Strang, Assistant Teaching Professor



The UC Berkeley Department of Statistics is excited to welcome Alexander Strang as Assistant Teaching Professor. He previously served as Kruskal Instructor at the University of Chicago after receiving his B.A and Ph.D. from Case Western Reserve in Cleaveland, Ohio.