The world is swimming in big data. The problem is, not many people know what to do with it. Cal Poly aims to change that with a new Data Science Minor.
Roy, Rossman Honored for Excellence in Teaching
Professors Soma Roy (pictured) and Allan Rossman received teaching awards this year. You knew they were good — find out who else thought so.
These Students Can Hack...Data
Millions of data points, 48 hours, welcome to DataFest, where Cal Poly students proved they’re the most insightful analysts around.
Letter from the Chair
As Allan Rossman begins his second term as chair, he reflects on student, faculty and alumni accomplishments and how the department is growing.
Department Welcomes New Faculty
Prince Afriye, pictured at left, and Anelise Sabbag joined the department this year. They told us about life before Cal Poly and how they're enjoying San Luis Obispo.
A record number of alumni — more than 100! — sent in updates about post-Cal Poly life in 2016. Find out who's an actuary, who went back to school, who started a family, and more.
See where life has taken your classmates ›
Statistics faculty have traveled the world and analyzed the data on everything from bullying of LGBT students to individual-level marketing analytics.
Find out what faculty have been up to ›
Thank You to Our Generous Donors
Thank you to all the corporations, foundations, organizations and individuals who donated to the Statistics Department. Private support enables our department to continue to provide exceptional Learn by Doing opportunities for today’s students.
Support New Statistics Facilities
The Statistics Department will be part of a new undergraduate research facility that will be built at the heart of campus, just north of the Baker Center. The building will contain computational labs and student collaboration spaces available to statistics and mathematics students. The department needs your financial support to fully fund the building.