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.



Stata building
CSAIL | January 31, 2019

MIFODS hosts workshop on theoretical foundations of deep learning

The NSF-supported MIT Institute for Foundations of Data Science (MIFODS) held an interdisciplinary workshop led by Statistics and Data Science Ce...

Guy Bresler, Tamara Broderick, Stefanie Jegelka, Suvrit Sra
February 07, 2019

Four SDSC faculty awarded promotions

SDSC congratulates Guy Bresler, Tamara Broderick, Stefanie Jegelka, and Suvrit Sra on reaching new career milestones.

Broad Communications | January 31, 2019

New type of map connects the dots in cellular reprogramming

A new use of an old mathematical method analyzes a massive single-cell RNA sequencing experiment to explore how cells move from one state to another.


Fri 22

Capacity lower bound for the Ising perceptron

Nike Sun (MIT)
February 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mar 01

Why Aren’t Network Statistics Accompanied By Uncertainty Statements?

Eric Kolaczyk (Boston University)
March 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mar 04

Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference

Microsoft NERD Center
March 4
Mar 08
Mar 15

Stochastics and Statistics Seminar

Alex Belloni (Duke University)
March 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm