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.



August 23, 2018

Ankur Moitra wins 2018 MIT School of Science Teaching Prize

Moitra, an MIT Math professor and core faculty member with the Statistics and Data Science Center, won the award for his course 'Algorithmic Aspe...

IDSS Communications Office | August 21, 2018

Three questions with Tetsuya Kaji, one of the first alumni of the new Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in Statistics

Kaji works at the intersections of economics, statistics, and machine learning.

MIT News Office | August 03, 2018

Statistics and Data Science Center affiliate Constantinos Daskalakis wins prestigious Nevanlinna Prize

Professor of electrical engineering and computer science is honored for his contributions to theoretical computer science.


Thu 27

Topics in Information and Inference Seminar

Caroline Uhler (MIT)
September 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fri 28

Reverse hypercontractivity beats measure concentration for information theoretic converses

Jingbo Liu (MIT)
September 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oct 05

Stochastics and Statistics Seminar

Tselil Schramm (Harvard University)
October 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oct 11

Topics in Information and Inference Seminar

Lizhong Zheng (MIT)
October 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Oct 12

Stochastics and Statistics Seminar

John Duchi (Stanford University)
October 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm