The Statistics and Data Science Center is an MIT-wide focal point for advancing research and education programs related to statistics and data science. The Center was created in 2015 with the goal of formalizing and consolidating efforts in statistics at MIT. The Center’s academic mission is to host and develop new academic programs, from a minor to a PhD in statistics and data science.



Joshua Angrist
MIT News | March 06, 2019

Joshua Angrist named 2019 MacVicar Faculty Fellow

MIT has awarded its highest honor in undergraduate teaching to the economics professor and SDSC affiliate, recognizing his exceptional instructio...

Stata building
CSAIL | January 31, 2019

MIFODS hosts workshop on theoretical foundations of deep learning

The NSF-supported MIT Institute for Foundations of Data Science (MIFODS) held an interdisciplinary workshop led by Statistics and Data Science Ce...

Guy Bresler, Tamara Broderick, Stefanie Jegelka, Suvrit Sra
February 07, 2019

Four SDSC faculty awarded promotions

SDSC congratulates Guy Bresler, Tamara Broderick, Stefanie Jegelka, and Suvrit Sra on reaching new career milestones.


Apr 05

SDSCon 2019 – Statistics and Data Science Conference

MIT Media Lab Multi-Purpose Room: E14-674
April 5
Apr 12

Exponential line-crossing inequalities

Aaditya Ramdas (Carnegie Mellon University)
April 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Apr 19

Stochastics and Statistics Seminar

Aaron Roth (University of Pennsylvania)
April 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Apr 26

Stochastics and Statistics Seminar Series

Chao Gao (University of Chicago)
April 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
May 03

Stochastics and Statistics Seminar

Tracy Ke (Harvard University)
May 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm