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.



Alexander "Sasha" Rakhlin
June 05, 2019

Alexander “Sasha” Rakhlin receives 2019 Joseph A. Martore Award for Excellence in Teaching in IDSS

IDSS recognized Rakhlin for developing a new course and serving as head of the Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in Statistics.

Aleksander Madry MIT
June 05, 2019

Aleksander Mądry granted tenure

We congratulate Aleksander Mądry, SDSC affiliate and Associate Professor in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, on his recently announce...

Alberto Abadie presents at SDSCon 2019 on how data science is driving changes in social science research and policy making. Abadie is a professor of economics at MIT and associate director of the Institute for Data, Systems, and Society. Image: Dana J. Quigley photography
MIT News | May 10, 2019

Building a community for statistics and data science at MIT and beyond

Our third annual MIT Statistics and Data Science Conference (SDSCon) brought together a growing interdisciplinary community of researchers and pr...


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