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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MIT CSAIL | October 13, 2017

Professor Stefanie Jegelka receives DARPA Young Faculty Award

This August it was announced that CSAIL principal investigator and MIT professor Stefanie Jegelka will receive funding for her research on geomet... | September 29, 2017

Professor Shah’s take on the Bears’ rare coin toss winning streak

In an interview with a WTTW's Chicago Tonight, Professor Devavrat Shah explains why a 14 coin flip winning streak for the Chicago Bears make sens...

National Science Foundation | September 27, 2017

IDSS faculty participate in newly funded NSF program on the theoretical foundations of data science

Congratulations to Professors Shah and Rigollet!


Fri 20

Inference in dynamical systems and the geometry of learning group actions

Sayan Mukherjee (Duke)
October 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fri 27

On Learning Theory and Neural Networks

Amit Daniely (Google)
October 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Nov 01

Unbiased Markov chain Monte Carlo with couplings

Pierre Jacob (Harvard)
November 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Nov 03

Statistics, Computation and Learning with Graph Neural Networks

Joan Bruna Estrach (NYU)
November 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Nov 17

Stochastics and Statistics Seminar

Alex Dimakis (University of Texas at Austin)
November 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm