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Education in the Statistics discipline acquaints students with the role played by probabilistic and statistical ideas and methods in the many fields of science, medicine, technology, and even the humanities.

We provide instruction in the theory and application of techniques that have been found to be commonly useful, and offer advanced training through interdisciplinary and graduate programs. 

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News & Announcements

Junior Faculty Appointment and Stein Fellow in Statistics

The Statistics Department seeks applicants for two junior positions in Probability, Applied or Theoretical Statistics: a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level, and a non-tenure track Stein Fellow position, for two years with...

Senior Rank Faculty Appointment in Statistics

The Statistics Department seeks applicants for a tenured position at the Associate or Full Professor level, in Probability, Applied or Theoretical Statistics. This is a research and teaching position with student advising and department committee...

Bradley Efron awarded Guy Medal in Gold

See the source link in this post for the full citation regarding this wonderful honor by the Royal Statistical Society. The Guy Medal in Gold is awarded to RSS fellows or others who are judged to have merited a signal mark of distinction by reason...

2013 Holiday Party & Potluck

Please join us for the 2013 Statistics Department Holiday Potluck Party on Friday, December 6th, starting at 5pm in Sequoia Hall.  Your significant others and children are cordially invited as well.  We will kick off the evening with a performance...

Courses This Quarter

STATS 60/160
  • Introduction to Statistical Methods: Precalculus
  • Theory of Probability
  • Introduction to Regression Models and Analysis of Variance
  • Introduction to Time Series Analysis
  • Introduction to Bootstrap
  • Introduction to Stochastic Processes
  • Policy and Strategy Issues in Financial Engineering

Industrial Affiliates

Our Industrial Affiliates Program develops practical, knowledgeable relationships between the Department and the industrial community by creating opportunities for scientists, engineers, and researchers in local companies to meet with our graduate students in an informal setting. The program offers an annual workshop, faculty visits to member organizations, and contact with faculty and students in other departments of the University.

IA Members:

  • CASH Dynamic Opportunities Investment
  • Facebook
  • Google
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Intuit
  • PDT Partners
  • Stitch Fix
  • Technicolor
  • Two Sigma Investments LLC
  • Yahoo!