Honoring Global Excellence
Sep 20, 2021Three academic programs within the Texas A&M College of Science are among the world's top 50 in the Shanghai Ranking 2021 Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS), an annual survey of more than 4,000 international universities in a total of 54 subjects across the natural sciences, engineering, life sciences, medical sciences and social sciences.
Degrees of Distinction
Jul 30, 2021Texas A&M Science takes great pride in celebrating three of its finest — Kathy Ensor '86, Brig. Gen. (Ret) James Mobley '69 and Robert Williams III '79 — as the college's most recent inductees into its Academy of Distinguished Former Students.
The Right Stuff
Jun 24, 2021Senior applied math and statistics major Cosmas Kravaris '22 and senior biology major Ryan Rahman '22 have been selected as Texas A&M's latest recipients of $10,000 scholarships from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation, which seeks to strengthen U.S. leadership in science and technology by supporting the nation's best undergraduate students pursuing STEM majors.
Head of the Class
Apr 30, 2021Congratulations to Texas A&M statistician Alan Dabney, who has been named a 2021 Presidential Professor for Teaching Excellence — the ninth recipient of the university's highest recognition for classroom performance in Texas A&M College of Science history.
Mar 31, 2021Texas A&M statistician Irina Gaynanova and Texas A&M mathematician Matthias Maier have been selected as 2021 recipients of the National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, a prestigious honor intended to help kick-start the careers of promising junior faculty members.
Dec 22, 2020Congratulations to Texas A&M statistician Bani Mallick, who has been honored by the University of Connecticut Department of Statistics with its 2020-2021 Distinguished Alumnus Award recognizing statistics graduates with records of outstanding professional accomplishment in statistics and related fields.
Oct 20, 2020Join the Texas A&M Department of Statistics for a Friday, October 23, Zoom event celebrating the life and legacy of H.O. Hartley, the founder and first director of statistics at Texas A&M and namesake of the H.O. Hartley Chair in Statistics held by current Texas A&M Statistics Head Brani Vidakovic.
Jul 31, 2020Branislav Vidakovic, a professor of statistics at Georgia Tech and the current program director for statistics in the National Science Foundation's Division of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, has been appointed as head of Texas A&M Statistics, effective August 15.
May 26, 2020Congratulations to 1986 Texas A&M statistics graduate Dr. Katherine "Kathy" Ensor, Noah G. Harding Professor of Statistics in the George R. Brown School of Engineering at Rice University, who has been elected as the 117th president of the American Statistical Association.
May 17, 2020May 14 marked the untimely passing of Texas A&M Regents Professor and Distinguished Professor of Statistics Cliff Spiegelman, a leader in statistical and environmental forensics and a champion for the use of statistics and its many applications to help free innocent people, reevaluate history and develop sharper analytical tools to benefit society.
Apr 27, 2020A distinguished professor in the College of Science, Dr. Clifford Spiegelman has used statistics to challenge forensic methods, exonerate the innocent and bring new light to the past. His expertise was even used during an investigation into President John F. Kennedy’s assassination.