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Alum Profile: Maxwell Weinstein '18, Director of Baseball Innovation for the Los Angeles Dodgers

A southern California native, Maxwell Weinstein ‘18, has had a lifelong love of numbers and his hometown Los Angeles Dodgers. Even as a child, Weinstein knew he wanted to find a way to make it to the big leagues. Today he serves as Director of Baseball Innovation for the Los Angeles Dodgers.

“Baseball is my first love, and statistics is my second. They have flipped a few times.”

Profile: 2023 grad Alice Xie

Computing, Data Science and Society recently profiled 2023 grad Alice Xie, who is double majoring in Statisitcs and Art History. 

Dudoit to Speak at CANSSI

Professor Sandrine Dudoit (Ph.D. 1999) will give a virtual talk titled "Learning from Data in Single-Cell Transcriptomics" on February 13th for CANSSI, the Canadian Statistical Institute.

Roger Purves, 1935-2023

Berkeley Statistics is saddened to share the passing of Teaching Professor Emeritus Roger Purves.

A native of Vancouver, Canada, Professor Roger Purves (1935-2023) earned his B.A. and M.A. from the University of British Columbia and his Ph.D. from the Department of Statistics in 1963. Purves returned to Berkeley two years later and would serve in the Department from 1965-1980 and again from 1986 until his retirement in 2013.