Francesca Dominici to give MIT’s Henry W. Kendall Memorial Lecture – 4/21

The 18th Annual Henry W. Kendall Memorial Lecture Hosted by the Center for Global Change Science and Dept. of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, MIT Francesca Dominici, PhD Clarence James … Continue reading “Francesca Dominici to give MIT’s Henry W. Kendall Memorial Lecture – 4/21”

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Four Department Members Teach in School’s Pilot Hybrid Program

Spring semester at HSPH brought the introduction of the ID 900 hybrid course, which was created by the school to address logistical and other challenges faced by international students due to … Continue reading “Four Department Members Teach in School’s Pilot Hybrid Program”

Christina Howe and Xiao Wu Awarded the Barry R. and Irene Tilenius Bloom Fellowship!

Congratulations to doctoral student Christina Howe and postdoctoral fellow Xiao Wu who have been awarded the Barry R. and Irene Tilenius Bloom Fellowship for 2019-2020! This fellowship provides financial support … Continue reading “Christina Howe and Xiao Wu Awarded the Barry R. and Irene Tilenius Bloom Fellowship!”

New Adjunct Faculty: Interview with Alisa Stephens-Shields, PhD’12

The Department is extremely pleased to welcome four distinguished colleagues– Scarlett Bellamy, Aaron Foster, DeJuran Richardson and Alisa Stephens– who will join our adjunct faculty and provide career mentorship for students and junior … Continue reading “New Adjunct Faculty: Interview with Alisa Stephens-Shields, PhD’12”

Eric Cohn Receives ASA Young Investigator Award

Congratulations to PhD student Eric Cohn who recently received a Young Investigator Award from the ASA’s Statistics in Epidemiology Section to present at JSM for his paper on Generalization and Individualization … Continue reading “Eric Cohn Receives ASA Young Investigator Award”

Get to Know Our New PhD Students!

Over the next few weeks we’ll be introducing you to our first year doctoral students. Hi, my name is Michael Cork and I grew up in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and attended Pomona College for … Continue reading “Get to Know Our New PhD Students!”

HDSI Awarded Grant from Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

The Harvard Data Science Initiative (HDSI) has received a generous grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to support a team of Harvard faculty working on new methods for causal inference and … Continue reading “HDSI Awarded Grant from Alfred P. Sloan Foundation”