Norbert Wiener Fellowship

The Norbert Wiener Postdoctoral Fellowship in Statistics is a one-year appointment supporting independent research in statistics. Wiener Fellows have backgrounds and interests in broad areas of statistics ranging from theoretical focus to applications of statistics across domains ranging from engineering and science to management and the social sciences. During their time at MIT, Wiener Fellows lead activities within the SDSC and IDSS.

Ph.D. (expected or obtained) in Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science, Operations Research, Economics, Mathematics or a related field; strong analytical and written communication skills, ability to work effectively in an interdisciplinary environment and commitment to participating in IDSS activities.

In the late Fall, the Fellowship announcement will be posted to the IDSS and SDSC websites and

Wiener Fellows

Jingbo Liu
2018: Jingbo Liu
Assistant Professor of Statistics at the University of Illinois

Andrej Risteski
2019: Andrej Risteski
Assistant Professor of Machine Learning at Carnegie Mellon University

Vatsal Sharan
2020: Vatsal Sharan
Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the University of Southern California

Yanjun Han
2022: Yanjun Han
Assistant Professor in Mathematics and Data Science at the Courant Institute and affiliate in the Computer Science department, New York University

Yuling Yan
2023: Yuling Yan

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