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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LIDS News | June 29, 2020

Yury Polyanskiy wins the 2020 James L. Massey Award

IDSS and LIDS professor Yury Polyanskiy received the IEEE Information Theory Society’s 2020 James L. Massey Award, recognizing his outstanding ac...

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IDSS | June 25, 2020

IDSS honors 2020 graduates with virtual celebration

IDSS 2020 graduates included one interdisciplinary PhD in Statistics and 17 undergraduates who minored in Statistics and Data Science in 2020.

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MIT News Office | June 12, 2020

Team 2020 charts a course for MIT

Key input for MIT's options for the 2020-2021 academic year included transmission models developed by the IDSS Covid-19 Collaboration (Isolat).

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