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 News Office | December 17, 2018

Building trustworthy artificial intelligence

Statistics and Data Science Center affiliate Aleksander Madry compares AI to a sharp knife: a useful but potentially hazardous tool that society ...

InsideBIGDATA | December 13, 2018

Can Online Professional Development Courses Teach Data-Driven Decision Making?

Statistics and Data Science Center Director Devavrat Shah weighs in on how the MIT xPRO online course 'Data Science and Big Data Analytics: Makin...

IDSS Communications Office | December 07, 2018

Emery Brown Awarded the 2018 Dickson Prize in Science

The prize recognizes Brown's substantial achievements in the statistical analysis of neuronal data and his research on anesthesia.


Mar 04

Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference

Microsoft NERD Center
March 4
Apr 05

SDSCon 2019 – Statistics and Data Science Conference

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