Grace Wahba's Picture Gallery
Thursday Group January 2018Springing to life after winter break !
Thursday Group November 2017Getting ready for winter break !
Xiaowu and Yuhua get married! 2017A beautiful wedding on the shore of Green Lake, Wisconsin
Madison 2017Scientific granddaughter Jing Kong visits Madison 2017
JSM 2017Scientific grandchildren at JSM 2017
Graduation 2017Luwan Zhang Graduates!
Somesh Jha Awarded the first Grace Wahba Chair in Computer Sciences March 2017. (The chair is funded by Gurinder Sohi et al patent income.)Chancellor Becky Blank congratulates Somesh Jha
Thursday Group February 2017Thursday group ready for a productive Spring 2017.
West Coast gang reports in.Greetings from West Coast former students.
Thursday Group September 2016Thursday group reconvenes for the Fall 2016 semester.
Sarang Joshi visits the Thursday Group September 2015Sarang Joshi talks on Computational Anatomy: Simple Statistics on Interesting Spaces for Developing Imaging Biomarkers Analysis
Thursday Group September 2015Thursday group reconvenes for the Fall 2015 semester.
Graduation Ceremony May 2015Jing Kong and Tai Qin at the 2015 Graduation Ceremony
Graduation Dinner June 2015Dinner at the Imperial Gardens
Thursday Group January 2015Thursday group reconvenes for the Spring 2015 semester, welcomes new students.
Thursday Group September 2014Back together after a busy summer
Pictures from JSM2014JSM2014
Madisonians reunite on the West CoastGrads and Summer Interns Meet in California
Pictures from the Conference on Nonparametric Statistics for Big Data June 4-6, 2014Colleagues
Graduation Dinner June 2014Dinner at the Imperial Gardens
Graduation Ceremony June 2014Zhigeng Geng and Sijian Wang
Thursday Group January 2014Ready to Roll
International Conference Ars Conjectandi 1713-2013, October 2013Plenary Speakers and Organizers on Stage.
Hong Kong for the International Conference on Approximation Theory and Applications, May 2013Scenes from Hong Kong and the Meeting
Visit to the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Tübingen, Germany April 2013View from our hotel of the Neckar River, Tübingen
Indiana University Bloomington, March 2013Colleagues Assembled for the Flury Lecture
Thursday Group assembles for the start of the 2011-2012 academic yearFull of Zip!
Graduation Dinner May 2012Dinner at the Imperial Gardens
Graduation Ceremony, May 2012Shilin Ding, Bin Dai, Haiyan Xu and Xinxin Yu at the Graduation Ceremony
Ming Yuan visits the Thursday Group, April 2012Ming discusses prediction/variable selection with a helper
Chile March-April 2012 to visit Guido del Pino and attend the CLAPEM XII meetingChile!
Small-Thursday Group assembles for the start of the 2011-2012 academic yearReady to Work!
Göttingen, Germany, May 4-5, 2011 at the Georg-August Universität in the mathematically historic city of GöttingenGrace and David visit the historic "Hilbert Space" a special room dedicated to Hilbert at the Georg-August Universität
Beijing Dec 15-22, 2010 in the event of the Fifth International Congress of Chinese MathematiciansBeijing, the Forbidden City, the Summer Palace and Tsinghua University
GW Morningside Bio (in Chinese).
Thursday Group assembles for the start of the 2010-2011 academic yearWelcome new people.
Statistics Department 50th Anniversary Celebration, June 3 and 4, 2010Ronaldo Dias and Grace Wahba, then and now
Pictures from the Celebration
Xiwen Ma Graduates June 2010Before the Graduation Ceremony
Graduation Dinner for Xiwen Ma
Grace Wahba's RAs ready to work! February 11, 2010Bin Dai, Shilin Ding, Xiwen Ma and Zhigeng Geng, with GW
GW Receiving the inaugural "Outstanding Alumni" award from CornellDavid Ruppert, Grace Wahba and plaque
Grace Wahba's first student, Mark Yang, visits the Thursday group with Sharon Yang, October, 2009Mark lectures on genetic data, students listen intently
Scenes from the Theory and Practice of Computational Learning Workshop, Chicago, June 1-11, 2009Bin Dai, Shilin Ding, Grace Wahba, Yoonkyung Lee, David Callan, Steve Wright, Rob Nowak, Steve Smale, and Ding-Xuan Zhou caught on camera
Jyh-jen Shiau, Crystal and Lynn come to Madison for Crystal's graduationJyh-jen visits the department and sees Crystal graduate
Pei-Fen Kuan and Hyonho Chun Graduate June 2009Graduation Dinner for Hyonho Chun and Pei-Fen Kuan
David and Grace visit Finbarr and Janet O'Sullivan in Cork, April 2009Great to see Janet and Finbarr again!
Alan Chiang and Haoda Fu visit the Statistics Department and the Thursday Group, March 4 and 5, 2009Great to see our Alums back!
Thursday group welcomes Sijian WangSijian tells us about the Random LASSO
Yoonkyung Lee, Xuming He and Grace Wahba in Seoul, Korea for the 2008 Fall Conference of the Korean Statistical Society, October 30-November 1, 2008Yoon, Xuming and Grace enjoy Seoul and the Meeting
Thursday Group ready for a new academic year September 2008Looking serious!
Thursday Group, new people, continuing people and leaving people. July 31, 2008We'll miss Hector, Weiliang and Ted, and welcome Bin, Shilin, Xin and Chungdon
Graduation 2008Dinner at the Imperial Gardens for Hector Corrada Bravo and Weiliang Shi
Gabor Szekely visits the Thursday group plus friends, Tuesday, February 19, 2008Great talk, covering everything from Thales (600 BC) to the broader impact of broader impacts
David Page and Eric Lantz visit the Thursday Group, October 25, 2007Very interesting data mining problems
Thursday Group September 2007Thursday group gets ready for the new academic year
Fudan University Shanghai for the Third International Conference on Harmonic Analysis, June 17, 2007In front of the Book Sculpture
University of Chicago June 2007-Grace Wahba receives the Honorary Doctor of Science degreePictures from the ceremony
Thursday Group January 2007Thursday group kicking off the spring semester
At the Banff International Research Station, January 16, 2007Afternoon off at the "Mathematical Programming in Machine Learning and Data Mining" conference
John Carew graduates, December 6, 2006At the Kohl Center on a blustery winter day
Sushi, sashimi, noodles and beer at Edo
Doug Nychka visits the Thursday Group, September 28, 2006A new method for robust nonparametric regression
Steve Wright visits the Thursday Group September 7, 2006, along with visitors from ECEA bracing talk on optimization
Thursday Group 2006Thursday group kicks off a new academic year
Graduation 2006Fan Lu and Meng Chen graduate, escorted by their advisors Grace Wahba and Christina Kendziorski
Graduation Dinner for Fan Lu
Steve Goldstein visits the Thursday Group, December 17, 2005Deepayan Sardar, John Carew, Yongho Jeon, Steve Goldstein, Fan Lu, Grace Wahba, Jingci Meng, Hyonho Chun, Weiliang Shi
Dinner at the Sa-bai Thong, December 15, 2005Weiliang Shi, John Carew, Grace Wahba, Fan Lu, MIng Chen, David Callan, Sang-Hoon Cho, Hyonho Chun, Yongho Jeon, Jingci Meng
Jerry Zhu visits the Thursday Group, October 21, 2005John Carew, Yongho Jeon, Weiliang Shi, Jerry Zhu, Grace Wahba, Hyonho Chun, Fan Lu
Ramani Pilla visits the Thursday Group, October 7, 2005Weiliang Shi, John Carew, Grace Wahba, Ramani Pilla, Yongho Jeon, Hyonho Chun
The Thursday Group visits Rob Nowak, Barry VanVeen and their students, September 28, 2005Rob Nowak, Barry VanVeen, Grace Wahba and students
At the Noether Awards Ceremony at JSM 2005, Manny Parzen, Gerda Claeskens honoredG. Wahba, Manny Parzen, Gerda Claeskens and Marvin Zelen
Graduation Dinner for Xianhong Xie, August 2005Great Food at the China Palace
Stephen Boyd visits the Thursday Group, escorted by Steve Wright, October 2004Here's the crowd, a cheery bunch
Thursday Group September 2004First pictures in our new digs at 1300 University Ave
Graduation 2004Before the Graduation Dinner at the Imperial Gardens
David Callan and Grace Wahba at the Graduation Dinner
Jiaqin Chen, Ming Yuan, Chenlei Leng and Hui Yu at CS-Stat.
Last graduation from 1210 W. Dayton St. before moving to University Avenue
Chenlei Leng, Grace Wahba, Yi Lin and Ming Yuan at the Kohl Center
Jianqing Fan visits Madison, Dinner at the SabaiThong, February 25, 2004Jianqing Fan and Grace Wahba
Michael Jordan visits Madison, February 19, 2004Michael Jordan and the Thursday Group
Rob Nowak and Students Visit the Thursday Group, October 10, 2003here's everyone
Surprise dinner at JSM, August 2003Some pictures from the Dinner
Thursday Group September 2002Students and Faculty of The Thursday Group, looking serious..
In order of appearance, left to right:Yoonkyung Lee, Grace Wahba, Hao Helen Zhang at CS-Stat.
Hao Helen Zhang, Yoonkyung Lee, Grace Wahba, Yi Lin at CS-Stat.
Pre Graduation Dinner at the Imperial Gardens
Yi Lin, Grace Wahba, Hao Helen Zhang, Yoonkyung Lee at the Kohl Center
Thursday Group May 2002Students of the Thursday Group-`The Lineup'
Thursday Group, all thinking...
The women of the Thursday Group
The men of the Thursday Group
The NAS-Cake 2000: Carolyn DeL. it was yummy
Manny Parzen's 60th Birthday Party, 1989.Don Ylvisaker, Grace Wahba, Joe Newton, Marcello Pagano, Randy Eubank, Manny Parzen, Will Alexander, Marvin Zelen, Scott Grimshaw