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.



MIT xPRO | August 08, 2019

3 Reasons You Should be Taking an Online Data Science Course

To fully benefit from big data analytics, teams must be given opportunities to learn the latest and most effective data science techniques.

Certain kinds of political media affect a cross-section of viewers in different ways, and to varying degrees, new research shows.
MIT News Office | August 08, 2019

Does cable news shape your views?

A new study co-led by political scientist and SDSC affiliate Teppei Yamamoto finds that partisan news coverage has a bigger impact on viewers wit...

Victor Chernozhukov
August 06, 2019

Victor Chernozhukov named Institute of Mathematical Statistics Fellow

Chernozhukov, a professor of Economics and core faculty member of the SDSC and the Institute for Data, Systems, and Society, received the award f...


Sep 06

How Well Generative Adversarial Networks Learn Distributions (and Beyond)?

Tengyuan Liang (University of Chicago)
September 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm