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Suvrit Sra awarded NSF TRIPODS + X grant
IDSS Communications Office | October 11, 2018

Sra's cross-disciplinary research explores how machine learning can improve medical imaging.


Philippe Rigollet awarded NSF BIGDATA grant
IDSS Communications Office | October 10, 2018

Research uses the theory of optimal transport to address data that are whole geometric objects rather than a collection of individual points, wit...


MITx MicroMasters adds new pathways to access to master’s degrees
MIT News Office | October 02, 2018

Learners from around the globe now have enhanced access to “blended” master’s programs at MIT and elsewhere.


The cartographer of cells
MIT Tech Review | October 01, 2018

Statistics and Data Science Center affiliate Aviv Regev helped pioneer single-cell genomics. Now she’s co-chairing a massive effort to map the tr...


Ankur Moitra wins 2018 MIT School of Science Teaching Prize
August 23, 2018

Moitra, an MIT Math professor and core faculty member with the Statistics and Data Science Center, won the award for his course 'Algorithmic Aspe...