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Alberto Abadie presents at SDSCon 2019 on how data science is driving changes in social science research and policy making. Abadie is a professor of economics at MIT and associate director of the Institute for Data, Systems, and Society. Image: Dana J. Quigley photography

Building a community for statistics and data science at MIT and beyond
MIT News | May 10, 2019

Our third annual MIT Statistics and Data Science Conference (SDSCon) brought together a growing interdisciplinary community of researchers and pr...


Aviv Regev elected to the National Academy of Sciences
MIT News Office | May 03, 2019

SDSC affiliate, Broad core member, and professor of biology Aviv Regev was one of three at MIT recognized by the NAS for their “distinguished and...


MIT associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science Stefanie Jegelka, an IDSS affiliate, gives a talk at the 2019 Women in Data Science (WiDS) Cambridge conference entitled, "What Can Neural Networks Represent?" Photo: Dana J. Quigley

Women in Data Science conference unites global community of researchers and practitioners
MIT News | March 20, 2019

IDSS co-hosted WiDS Cambridge, a daylong conference connecting women data scientists across academia and industry.


Joshua Angrist

Joshua Angrist named 2019 MacVicar Faculty Fellow
MIT News | March 06, 2019

MIT has awarded its highest honor in undergraduate teaching to the economics professor and SDSC affiliate, recognizing his exceptional instructio...


Guy Bresler, Tamara Broderick, Stefanie Jegelka, Suvrit Sra

Four SDSC faculty awarded promotions
February 07, 2019

SDSC congratulates Guy Bresler, Tamara Broderick, Stefanie Jegelka, and Suvrit Sra on reaching new career milestones.