The Department of Statistics currently have 18 regular faculty members, several others with courtesy appointments, and about 6 teaching faculty. Faculty members have joint appointments in Biostatistics, Center for Statistical Consultation and Research, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Industrial & Operations Engineering, Institute for Social Research, Political Science, Psychiatry, Psychology, and Sociology. Our faculty members have broad research interests, covering statistical theory, methodology, and computing. We are also engaged in a wide range of interdisciplinary applications in life sciences, social sciences, engineering, information technology, etc.
We have three graduate programs: Ph.D., Applied Masters, and a dual Master’s degree for students already enrolled in a Ph.D. program in another field at U-M. There are more than 40 PhD students and 50 students in the two Master’s programs. We also have an undergraduate major in Statistics, an undergraduate major in Informatics (joint with Computer Science and School of Information) and two minors (in Statistics and Applied Statistics).
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