Message from the Department Chair: Hira L. Koul

I welcome you on behalf of all of us at Department of Statistics & Probability at Michigan State University. Keeping up with the University, our mission reflects the increasing pursuit for cutting edge knowledge, cultural diversity of our times, transformational changes to preserve the quality of our programs, advancement in technology, communications and economic competitiveness. Our Department has a long and proud tradition of excellence for world-class research and training for over 65 years. I invite you to view the history of the department.

Department awards B.A., Applied M.Sc., M.Sc, and Ph.D. degrees, and is actively involved in running the B.Sc. degree in Actuarial Science. The Department is home to international award winning faculty with a wide variety of expertise in fundamental and interdisciplinary research, and over 100 graduate students from all over the world. Our programs focus on training its graduates for careers in academia, industry and government.

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Special Lecture Series

As part of the Norbert Wiener & James F. Hannan Visiting Scholar Series, The Departments of Statistics & Probability and Mathematics are proud to present National Medal of Science recipient:
Dr. S.R. Srinivasa Varadhan
Dr. Varadhan will give Three Lectures on March 31, April 1 and April 2.
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Job Postings


    Continuing System Teaching Specialists
    Tenure-stream open-rank faculty position

Department of Statistics and Probability
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East Lansing, MI 48824 |
Phone: (517) 355-9589 | Fax: (517) 432-1405