Welcome

The Department of Statistics at Yale University consists of 8 faculty members, 3 staff, and 28 graduate students. We offer M.A. and Ph.D. programs, as well as an undergraduate major in Statistics.

We have active research programs in statistical information theory, statistical genetics and bioinformatics, bayesian methods, statistical computing, graphical methods, model selection, asymptotics, and other topics. Our faculty and students are also active in collaborative research with other departments throughout the university, including computer science, biological sciences, social sciences, physical sciences, engineering, bioinformatics, economics and applied mathematics.

We occupy the James Dwight Dana House, which is listed as a National Historic Landmark and carries the Landmark Plaque of the New Haven Preservation Trust. In addition to office and classroom spaces, the Dana House is home to a computing laboratory for use by our faculty and students.

Seminars

December 9, 2016, 11:00am
Roman Vershynin - YPNG Talk, 24 Hillhouse Ave., Rm.107
University of Michigan
How to discover a hidden structure of a complex network
Many real world networks -- social, technological, biological -- have wonderful structures. Some structures may be apparent (e.g. trees) while others may be hidden (e.g. communities). How can we discover hidden structures? Known approaches to "structure mining" in networks come from a...
April 3, 2017, 4:15pm
Vasileios Maroulas
University of Tennessee
TBA