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 | October 11, 2018

Suvrit Sra awarded NSF TRIPODS + X grant

Sra's cross-disciplinary research explores how machine learning can improve medical imaging.

IDSS Communications Office | October 10, 2018

Philippe Rigollet awarded NSF BIGDATA grant

Research uses the theory of optimal transport to address data that are whole geometric objects rather than a collection of individual points, wit...

MIT News Office | October 02, 2018

MITx MicroMasters adds new pathways to access to master’s degrees

Learners from around the globe now have enhanced access to “blended” master’s programs at MIT and elsewhere.


Thu 18

Topics in Information and Inference Seminar

Guy Bresler (MIT)
October 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fri 19

Algorithmic thresholds for tensor principle component analysis

Aukosh Jagannath (Harvard University)
October 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thu 25

Topics in Information and Inference Seminar

Abbas El Gamal (Stanford University)
October 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fri 26

On the cover time of two classes of graph

Alan Frieze (Carnegie Mellon University)
October 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Nov 01

Topics in Information and Inference Seminar

Abbas El Gamal (Stanford University)
November 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm