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Dylan Foster receives Best Paper and Best Student Paper awards at COLT 2019
August 27, 2019

Foster is a postdoc with the MIT Institute for Foundations of Data Science (MIFODS), as well as both IDSS and SDSC. He received the best paper aw...


Certain kinds of political media affect a cross-section of viewers in different ways, and to varying degrees, new research shows.

Does cable news shape your views?
MIT News Office | August 08, 2019

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...


3 Reasons You Should be Taking an Online Data Science Course
MIT xPRO | August 08, 2019

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


Victor Chernozhukov

Victor Chernozhukov named Institute of Mathematical Statistics Fellow
August 06, 2019

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


Suvrit Sra receives NSF Career Award
July 24, 2019

Sra received the award for his research "Modern nonconvex optimization for machine learning: foundations of geometric and scalable techniques."