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.



IDSS Communications Office | December 07, 2018

Emery Brown Awarded the 2018 Dickson Prize in Science

The prize recognizes Brown's substantial achievements in the statistical analysis of neuronal data and his research on anesthesia.

IDSS Communication Office | October 31, 2018

IDSS conference explores data-disruption in the retail sector

Industry and academic leaders discussed how retailers are personalizing sales and delivering unique customer experiences — with the help of machi...

MIT News Office | October 30, 2018

Model paves way for faster, more efficient translations of more languages

IDSS affiliate Tommi Jaakkola and CSAIL researchers have developed a model leveraging a metric in statistics, called Gromov-Wasserstein distance,...


Fri 14

Large girth approximate Steiner triple systems

Lutz Warnke (Georgia Institute of Technology)
December 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Apr 05

SDSCon 2019 – Statistics and Data Science Conference

MIT Media Lab Multi-Purpose Room: E14-674
April 5, 2019