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.

Joshua Angrist
MIT News | October 11, 2021

MIT economist Joshua Angrist shares Nobel Prize

SDSC affiliate cited for work building the foundations of “natural experiments” in economic research

surgeons around a patient in an operating theatre
MIT News | September 21, 2021

Statistical model defines ketamine anesthesia’s effects on the brain

SDSC core faculty Emery Brown, along with fellow neuroscientists at MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital, have developed a statistical framewor...

Themistoklis Sapsis
MIT News | September 20, 2021

Taking on the stormy seas

SDSC affiliate Themistoklis Sapsis tackles engineering problems associated with the unpredictable ocean environment and its effects on ships and ...

Fri 29

Revealing the simplicity of high-dimensional objects via pathwise analysis

Ronen Eldan (Weizmann Inst. of Science and Princeton)
October 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Nov 01

Designing AI for Racial Equity: Translating Ethics into Practice

S. Craig Watkins (MLK Visiting Professor - MIT)
November 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Nov 05

Stochastics and Statistics Seminar

Morgane Austern (Harvard University)
November 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Nov 12

Characterizing the Type 1-Type 2 Error Trade-off for SLOPE

Cynthia Rush (Columbia University)
November 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Nov 19

Stochastics and Statistics Seminar

Pragya Sur (Harvard University)
November 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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