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    Statistics graduates show off their decorated hats
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    Celebration of Excellence Luncheon
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    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.

Statistics Gradate Program Overview

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Department Seeks Instructor

Primary duties are to teach a variety of statistics courses, assist with the coordination of multi-section introductory statistics courses, and serve as an academic advisor for undergraduates. (Read more)

    Eric A. Vance

Eric Vance Talks Mentoring

Dr. Vance, who is leading the ASA Mentoring Initiative, discusses plans with ASA President David Morganstein to promote the practice and profession of statistics via mentoring. (Read more)


Statistical expert David Higdon joins Social Decision Analytics Laboratory

Professor David Higdon will be a member of VBI's Social Decision Analytics Laboratory (SDAL) in the National Capital Region. He also has a joint appointment in Virginia Tech's Department of Statistics. (Read more)

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Jack Good Featured in "The Imitation Game"

We are excited about the recent movie "The Imitation Game". One member of Alan Turing's code-breaking team was Jack Good who was a member of our department for 27 years. (Read more)

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Feng Guo Publishes Top 100 Article to Receive Attention Online According to Altmetric

Published in the New England Journal of Medicine, "Distracted Driving and Risk of Road Crashes among Novice and Experienced Drivers" ranked 58. (Read more)

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Contact Information

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

Upcoming Events

Apr 2: Colloquium - Ping Ma, University of Georgia

Apr 9: Colloquium - Jessica Utts, University of California, Irvine

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