Research Highlights: Robustness meets Algorithms

Seminal work by Ilias Diakonikolas and collaborators resolved a long-standing open problem in statistics and at the same time was the beginning of a new area, now known as "algorithmic robust statistics".

Rebecca Willett honored by SIAM

Willett was recognized "For her contributions to mathematical foundations of machine learning, large-scale data science, and computational imaging."

Data science workshops co-organized by IFDS members

IFDS members have been active leaders in the data science community over the past year, organizing workshops with participants reflecting all core TRIPODS disciplines, covering a broad range of career stages, and advancing the participation of women.

Wisconsin funds 8 Summer RAs

For the first time, IFDS @ Wisconsin is sponsoring a Summer RA program in 2021. As with RAs sponsored under the usual Fall and Spring semester programs, Summer 2021 RAs will be working with >

Wisconsin funds 7 RAs for the Spring 21 Semester

The UW-Madison site of IFDS is funding several Research Assistants during Spring semester 2021 to collaborate across disciplines on IFDS research. Each one is advised by a primary and a secondary adviser, all of >

Washington adds 6 RAs to Winter 2021 term

The University of Washington site of IFDS is funding six Research Assistants in Winter quarter 2021 to collaborate across disciplines on IFDS research. Each one is advised by a primary and a secondary adviser, who >

IFDS Postdoctoral Fellow Positions Now Available U Wash

The newly-founded NSF Institute for Foundations of Data Science (IFDS) at the University of Washington (UW), Seattle, is seeking applications for one or more Postdoctoral Fellow positions. This is an ideal position for candidates interested >

Wisconsin Adds Eight RA’s for IFDS

The UW-Madison site of IFDS is funding eight Research Assistants Fall semester to collaborate across disciplines on IFDS research. Each one is advised by a primary and a secondary adviser, all of them members >

Yin Tat Lee earns Packard Fellowship

Each year, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation bestows this prestigious recognition upon a small number of early-career scientists and engineers who are at the leading edge of their respective disciplines. Lee is among just >

UW launches Institute for Foundations of Data Science

The University of Washington will lead a team of institutions in establishing an interdisciplinary research institute that brings together mathematicians, statisticians, computer scientists and engineers to develop the theoretical foundations of a fast-growing field: data >

NSF Tripods Phase II Award

The University of Washington (UW) will lead a team of institutions in establishing an interdisciplinary research institute that brings together mathematicians, statisticians, computer scientists and engineers to develop the theoretical foundations of a fast-growing field: >