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    Statistics graduates show off their decorated hats
    Statistics graduates show off their decorated hats
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    Celebration of Excellence Luncheon
    Bill Woodall at Chalkboard
    Department of Statistics Faculty
    LISA water project meeting
    Statistics graduates listen to the keynote during graduation

The Department of Statistics at Virginia Tech offers both undergraduate and graduate training for students who wish to concentrate in theoretical or applied statistics and have programs for students interested in data analytics, computational statistics, industrial statistics and biostatistics.Our LISA program provides opportunities for collaboration on a variety of research projects with faculty and students from other departments. Graduates from our program have rewarding jobs in industry, academia and government.

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    Capital One Team Members


Statistics Graduate Students Selected as National Finalists for Capital One Modeling Competition

A team consisting of Dengfeng Zhang, Meng Zhao, Man Tang, Xinyi Tan, and Zhenguo Gao was selected as one of the top five finalists in the 2014 Capital One Modeling Competition. (Read more)

    Jesse C. Arnold

Jesse Arnold Honored as Distinguished Alumni by Southeastern Oklahoma State University

Jesse Arnold is a Professor Emeritus and served as department head from 1973-1982, with a career spanning 34 years at Virginia Tech. (Read more)

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Open Position: Computational Modeling and Data Analytics

The Department of Statistics has a tenure-track position opening in support of our new Computational Modeling and Data Analytics (CMDA) program. (Read more)

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Open Position: Department Head and Professor of Statistics

The College of Science at Virginia Tech is seeking an accomplished, visionary head for its Department of Statistics. (Read more)

    Bill Woodall

Departmental Research on Cybersecurity Supported by NSF Grant

William H. Woodall is a co-PI on a National Science Foundation grant that was recently funded in the amount of $400,000. (Read more)

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Department of Statistics (MC0439)
Hutcheson Hall, RM 406-A, Virginia Tech
250 Drillfield Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Phone: 540-231-5657
Fax: 540-231-3863

Department Head:
Eric P. Smith

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