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.

NSF | August 28, 2020

IDSS researchers awarded for study of theoretical foundations of deep learning

NSF and the Simons Foundation awarded an interdisciplinary team that includes IDSS professors Sasha Rakhlin and Elchanan Mossel to examine aspect...

Stata building
CSAIL | September 02, 2020

NSF awards MIT $12.5m for data science collaboration between MIT and UC Berkeley

PIs for the new Foundations of Data Science Institute (FODSI), which will work to improve understanding of critical issues and societal impacts ...

MIT News | August 26, 2020

Bridging physics, AI, and data science

A new NSF-funded MIT institute, directed by Statistics and Data Science Center affiliate Jesse Thaler, will bridge physics and AI, while Physics ...

Oct 02

Bayesian inverse problems, Gaussian processes, and partial differential equations

Richard Nickl - University of Cambridge
October 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oct 05

Social Networks and the Market for News

Rachel Kranton (Duke University)
October 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Oct 09

On Estimating the Mean of a Random Vector

Gábor Lugosi, Pompeu Fabra University
October 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oct 16


Carola-Bibiane Schönlieb - University of Cambridge
October 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oct 23


Jose Blanchet - Stanford University
October 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm