News & Announcements

This year our Graduation Cake Celebration was the scene of the announcement of these wonderful awards! The Statistics Department Teaching Assistant Awards emphatically underscore Stanford's dedication to teaching excellence, not only by our faculty but also by
The McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience has selected ten neuroscientists to receive the 2023 McKnight Scholar Award, a prestigious early-career recognition of innovative investigators who represent the best young neuroscience faculty in the country.
The Statistics Department is excited to announce our annual doctoral dissertation awards. Each of these distinctions is accompanied by a prize of $1,000 and recipients will be presented with their certificates during our diploma ceremony on June 18th.
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Admissions Application Deadline

Applications for the Statistics MS and PhD programs are due by 11:59pm PST on Thursday, November 30, 2023

Upcoming Seminars & Events

  Sequoia 200
  Persi Diaconis, Stanford Math and Statistics
  Sequoia 200
  Eric Thoma, Stanford Math
  Sloan 380C
  Guy Van den Broeck, UCLA
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Industrial Affiliates

Our IA Program develops practical relationships between the department and the industrial community by creating opportunities for scientists, engineers, and developers from high-profile businesses to meet with our graduate students and share research topics in an informal setting. The annual conference for members, faculty, and final-year PhD candidates is a highlight event in our academic year.

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Faculty Searches

Searches currently underway include: 

  • Open Rank Faculty Position in the Department of Statistics
  • Assistant Professor in Stanford Data Science and the Department of Statistics
  • Stein Fellow in Statistics or Probability
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Department Technical Reports

The entire collection of Tech Reports issued by the Statistics Department — since 1949 — is available in PDF format. Browse the Archive in date order or search by Author, Year, Series, or Title keyword: advance your research or just find something interesting every time!