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.

MIT Schwarzman College of Computing leadership team (left to right) David Kaiser, Daniela Rus, Dan Huttenlocher, Julie Shah, and Asu Ozdaglar. Photo: Sarah Bastille
MIT News | February 05, 2020

A college for the computing age

The Statistics and Data Science Center, along with the Institute for Data, Systems, and Society (IDSS), is officially a part of the new Schwarzma...

Guy Bresler writing on a whiteboard
February 03, 2020

Guy Bresler Receives NSF CAREER Award

IDSS and LIDS faculty member Guy Bresler has received an NSF CAREER Award for his research on “Reducibility among high-dimensional statistics pro...

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).

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