About

Our department is a diverse community engaged in areas of education and research including Actuarial Science, Financial Mathematics, Theoretical Statistics, Applied Probability, and Biostatistics; this research spans a wide range of interdisciplinary fields including environmental science, computer science, and biomedical science. We are home to the Center for Mathematical Finance and Actuarial Research, an interdisciplinary research center providing leadership in quantitative finance. We also provide consulting services through our statistical consulting laboratory: StatLab.

Announcements

Wawanesa Insurance and the Department of Statistics and Applied Probability at UC Santa Barbara are proud to announce the establishment of the Wawanesa Scholarship in Actuarial and Financial Mathematics and Statistics (FMS) for academic years 2016-2019.

This notice is provided because of the filing of an application for permanent alien labor...

A group of 5 faculty from Computer Science and Statistics & Applied Probability Departments (including our own Alex Franks, Sang Oh and Mike Ludkovski) have been awarded a new $900,000 National Science Foundation grant to develop undergraduate capstone projects in Data Science entitled "Central Coast Data Science Partnership: Training a New Generation of Data Scientists". The grant is in collaboration with Cal Poly SLO, Santa Barbara City College and Cal State San Bernardino.

Upcoming Events

  1. January 21, 2020 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

All students looking to enter a PSTAT major must attend a Change of Major Workshop, offered...

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Upcoming Seminars

  • Li, Yehua

Spatially Dependent Functional Data: Covariance Estimation, Principal Component Analysis, and Kriging

  1. November 20, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm

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  1. February 18, 2020 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm