• Join us in Spring for our Seminar Series
  • Learn about our undergrad degrees
  • Find out about our grad programs
  • research training group

Welcome to the Department of Statistics

Statistics is a dynamic discipline that aims at the development and application of methodologies for inference and data analysis for science, medicine, business and society. A current challenge facing the field is Big Data and the exponential growth of data being generated worldwide that await analysis. A consequence is that the demand for skilled statisticians has been steadily rising. Statistics uses tools from mathematics, probability and computing to develop specific statistical approaches for prediction, classification, learning, estimation and hypothesis testing. UC Davis Statistics faculty pursue vigorous research programs at the forefront of current developments and engage in a large array of interdisciplinary collaborations. Department faculty are committed to provide students with excellent training and a broad education in Statistics.

How to find us

We are located on the fourth floor of the Mathematical Sciences Building. Our mailing address is:

Department of Statistics
Mathematical Sciences Building 4118
399 Crocker Lane
University of California, Davis
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616

Tel: (530)-752-2361
Fax: (530) 752-7099

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Upcoming Seminars & Lectures

STA 290 Seminar: Runze Li (Penn State)

Thursday May 5th, 4:10pm, MSB 1147 Colloquium Room

Title: “Hypothesis Testing on Linear Structures of High Dimensional Covariance Matrix” - ABSTRACT

STA 290 Spring Seminar Series


Peter Hall Memorial Conference

Peter Hall Memorial Conference

Friday, September 30 - Saturday, October 1, 2016

In memory of our colleague Peter Hall, who passed in January 2016, the Dept of Statistics will host a special two-day conference at the UC Davis Conference Center. Please check the webpage for further details.


Alex Aue elected ASA Fellow

Alex Aue

ANNOUNCEMENT 4/29/16: We are happy to announce that Associate Professor of Statistics Alexander Aue has been elected as a 2016 Fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA).

Congratulations to Alex on receiving this honor!