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.

Professor Emery Brown
MIT News Office | May 24, 2022

Emery Brown wins a share of 2022 Gruber Neuroscience Prize

SDSC core faculty member and three other scientists recognized for advancing statistical, theoretical analyses of neuroscience data.

Harvard professor Pragyar Sur gives a talk at SDSCon 2022
April 29, 2022

SDSCon 2022 explores “the challenge of the era”: societal scale data systems

The fourth annual SDSCon featured talks on machine learning and microeconomics, strategies for mitigating inherent biases in data, and using stat...

stock photo of waves breaking against an oil platform
MIT News Office | April 29, 2022

Engineers use artificial intelligence to capture the complexity of breaking waves

Model predictions, from study author and SDSC affiliate Themis Sapsis, should help researchers improve ocean climate simulations and hone the des...

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