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.
Math & Stat Fair 2020
Jan 29, 2020Texas A&M is gearing up to host hundreds of students and their families Saturday, Feb. 22, in the John R. Blocker Building for some free math and stat-inspired fun as part of the 17th annual Texas A&M Mathematics and Statistics Fair.
Food for Thought
Nov 29, 2019Texas A&M statistics major Alex Peters ’21 thought he was like every other young person in college — hungry to learn, hungry for adventure and hungry to embark on a major life milestone. Then he realized that some of his peers were just plain hungry, prompting him to get involved in First Year Eats and a yearlong research project to determine how adequate food intake can affect academic retention and GPR in freshmen.