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    Statistics graduates show off their decorated hats
    Statistics graduates show off their decorated hats
    View in a statistics classroom
    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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    Jack Good - 2001: A Space Odyssey


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)

    Feng Guo

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)

    Statistics modeling team

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)

    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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