Nov 11, 2019  |  News

Online Statistics Degree Paved the Way to Career in Machine Learning

The importance of job-related skills can be measured by the demand for talent in the job market. The words “artificial intelligence” (AI) and “machine learning” (ML) have been big buzzwords among employers for a long time — but what is the difference between these two?

Jun 6, 2019  |  Alumni

Field of Dreams

Meet NC State statistics and math students and alumni who used their passion for sports and penchant for data crunching to become MVPs in sports analytics.

Aug 13, 2018  |  Alumni

Dennis D. Boos Fund Announced at JSM 2018

Professor and Associate Department Head of Statistics Dennis Boos has been a pillar of the NC State statistics community for over 40 years.

May 25, 2017

Alumni Spotlight: Chris Franck

Christopher Franck received his Ph.D. from the Department of Statistics in 2010 under the direction of Jason Osborne. From 2010 to 2016, Franck was an assistant research professor in the Department of Statistics at Virginia Tech, where he also served as the assistant director of the Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis.

Dec 8, 2016

Alumni Spotlight: Bruce Weir

Bruce Weir earned a Ph.D. in statistics and genetics from NC State in 1968. During his tenure as a faculty member at NC State, he was a William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of Statistics and Genetics and was founding director of the Bioinformatics Research Center.

May 11, 2016

Farewell Message from Department Head – Dr. Fuentes

It is with mixed emotions that I write to say farewell as head of the Department of Statistics. I will be stepping down effective July 1, 2016, to become dean of the College of Humanities and Sciences at Virginia Commonwealth University.

May 5, 2016

Alumni Spotlight – Rebecca Doerge

Rebecca W. Doerge is the Trent and Judith Anderson Distinguished Professor of Statistics at Purdue University and is the President’s Fellow on Big Data and Simulation.

Dec 17, 2015

Alumni Spotlight – Erin Blankenship

Erin Blankenship is a professor in the Department of Statistics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Her areas of expertise are nonlinear fixed and mixed effects models and statistics education.

Sep 2, 2015

Alumni Spotlight – Jim Goodnight

Dr. James H. Goodnight is the co-founder, president and CEO of SAS, an analytics software company based in Cary, NC. Goodnight received a bachelor’s in applied mathematics, and master’s and doctoral degrees in statistics from NC State.

Apr 30, 2015

Alumni Spotlight – Robert Starbuck

Dr. Robert Starbuck received a B.S. in mathematics from Miami University and a master’s degree and Ph.D. in Statistics from NC State.