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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

Dominik Rothenhäusler is newest Assistant Professor of Statistics

Dominik will begin his appointment on September 1, 2019, coming to Sequoia Hall from a postdoctoral stint with the Department of Statistics at UC Berkeley. He received his PhD in Mathematics from ETH...

Tze Lai receives HKU Distinguished Alumni Award

Celebrating their 80th anniversary this year, the Faculty of Science at Hong Kong University have named 18 individuals to be honored as Distinguished Alumni for 2019, encompassing criteria that...

New Stein Fellow for 2019

Nicholas Cook joins the Statistics Department as a Stein Fellow for a one-year appointment. Nick has spent three years at Stanford with the Math Department on a NSF Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral...

Percy Liang honored with a Presidential Early Career Award

The Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) embodies the high priority placed by the federal government on maintaining the leadership position of the United States in...

Admissions Info

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Statistics PhD and MS Application Deadlines

Graduate Admissions  Application for Autumn 2020-2021 will be availabe in September 2019

PhD: December 3, 2019 (Tuesday)

MS: December 3, 2019 (Tuesday)

Data Science: MS: December 3, 2019 (Tuesday)

Upcoming Seminars

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Seminars will return after a brief hiatus.

Industrial Affiliates

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Our IA Program develops practical 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 a variety of benefits, including the annual workshop and faculty visits to member organizations.

IA Members:

  • Baidu Research
  • BlackRock
  • Google
  • LinkedIn
  • Stitch Fix
  • Two Sigma Investments LLC