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

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.

Ahead of the Curve
UCSB professor Yuedong Wang is elected to the Institute of Mathematical Statistics

Upcoming Events

  1. October 15, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

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

  1. November 12, 2019 - 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

  • Gu, Mengyang

Large-scale computer model emulation, calibration and data fusion

  1. October 16, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
  • Guidani, Michele

TBD

  1. October 23, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
  • Thrampoulidis, Christos

TBD

  1. October 30, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm