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.

LIDS Communications Office | January 17, 2020

Caroline Uhler Granted Tenure

IDSS and LIDS faculty member Caroline Uhler has been granted tenure by the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS).

MIT News Office | January 13, 2020

Sending clearer signals

IDSS & LIDS professor Yury Polyanskiy is working to keep data flowing as the “internet of things” becomes a reality.

WBUR | December 30, 2019

Solutions For Economic Inequality From 2019 Nobel Prize Winners

Nobel Prize in Economics winners Esther Duflo, an IDSS affiliate, and Abhijit Banerjee discuss tackling tricky global challenges like economic in...

Feb 07

Gaussian Differential Privacy, with Applications to Deep Learning

Weijie Su (University of Pennsylvania)
February 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Feb 14

Diffusion K-means Clustering on Manifolds: provable exact recovery via semidefinite relaxations

Xiaohui Chen (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
February 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Feb 21


Rina Foygel Barber (University of Chicago)
February 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Feb 28


Kavita Ramanan (Brown University)
February 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm