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.

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Automated Health care system by Hussein Mozannar and David Sontag
MIT News Office | August 03, 2020

An automated health care system that understands when to step in

SES student Hussein Mozannar, working with SDSC affiliate David Sontag, has developed a machine learning system that looks at chest X-rays to dia...


Tamara Broderick MIT
Spectrum | July 24, 2020

A fast track for machine learning

IDSS affiliate and EECS professor Tamara Broderick studies how machine-learning systems can be made to quantify the “known unknowns” in their pre...


Victor Chernozhukov MIT
Bloomberg Businessweek | July 23, 2020

Causal impact of masks, policies, and behavior on the early spread of Covid-19

A study led by IDSS and Economics professor Victor Chernozhukov suggests that nationally mandating face masks could have reduced pandemic deaths ...


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