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Ten Statistical Ideas That Changed the World

In this collection of videos, Trevor Hastie and Rob Tibshirani interview authors of seminal papers in the field of statistics. This project was part of Stanford's STATS 319 class held in Winter Quarter of 2024.

News & Announcements

Departmental Teaching Assistant Awards underscore Stanford's dedication to the highest quality in teaching, a leadership role held not only by members of faculty but also by many talented teaching assistants.
The Western North American Region (WNAR) of The International Biometric Society (IBS) announced Rob Tibshirani as the recipient of the 2024 WNAR Outstanding Impact Award and Lectureship.
With sincere appreciation for all those involved in the nomination and review process, the Department of Statistics proudly announces the winners of the full group of doctoral dissertation awards this year.

2024 Department Diploma Ceremony

Sunday, June 16th, 11:30am at Sequoia Hall Grove

Upcoming Seminars & Events

June
25
  4:30pm
  Sloan 380C
  Matt Wand, University of Technology Sydney
July
2
  4:30pm
  Sloan 380C
  Mengxin Yu, U Penn
July
9
  4:30pm
  Sloan 380C
  Evan Munro, Stanford GSB
July
16
  4:30pm
  Sloan 380C
  Zitong Yang, Stanford Statistics
diverging white staircases

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.

shelves of books arranged in series

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!