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    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.

Statistics Graduate Program Overview

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"Be the Data" at Women in Computing Day

Eighty 7th grade girls from southwestern Virginia learned about data analytics and visualization at the Women in Computing workshop today at Virginia Tech. (Read more)

    JP Morgan

John P. Morgan Named ASA Fellow

Dr. John P. Morgan, Associate Dean of the College of Science and Professor of Statistics, has been selected as Fellow of the American Statistical Association. A member of the Department of Statistics since 2000, Dr. Morgan's major research areas are experimental design, combinatorics, and discrete optimization. Among Dr. Morgan’s current assignments as associate dean is Director of the Academy of Integrated Science. (Full article to follow after ASA News Release and Citation)

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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)

    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)

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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 30: Colloquium - Fred Hickernell, Illinois Institute of Technology

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