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.



School of Engineering | May 10, 2018

Yury Polyanskiy and David Sontag granted tenure

LIDS and SDSC affiliate faculty member Yury Polyanskiy and SDSC affiliate member David Sontag were two of five EECS professors whose tenure was a...

MIT News Office | May 08, 2018

Celebrating 21st century statistics

MIT Statistics and Data Science Conference (SDSCon) highlights new approaches and varied applications.

MIT News Office | April 23, 2018

IDSS to launch new MicroMasters and PhD programs

Interdisciplinary doctoral program in statistics and online MicroMasters program in statistics and data science begin this fall.


Fri 25

Fitting a putative manifold to noisy data

Hariharan Narayanan (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai)
May 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm