About Rice Statistics

Our Mission

The Department of Statistics at Rice University is dedicated to the advancement of the scientific discipline of statistics, the practical application of statistics to the solution of real-world problems, the education of the students in statistics and other disciplines, and outreach to the greater community.

To achieve this mission, our faculty maintains a wide range of research interests in applied statistics related to engineering, natural sciences, business, medicine, and social sciences. Close working relationships between faculty and students provide rigorous training in both theoretical statistics and applied research.

Our current research areas include Bayesian methods, bioinformatics, biostatistics, biomathematics, defense studies, financial statistics, functional data analysis, graphical analysis, high-dimensional data, time series, environmental statistics, image processing, model building, nonparametric function estimation, massive data sets, multivariate methods, quality control, spatial and spatial-temporal processes, statistical genetics, statistical computing and simulation, survival analysis, and stochastic processes.

Phone: (713) 348-6032
Fax: (713) 348-5476

Faculty Contacts
Staff Contacts

Mailing Address
Rice University
Department of Statistics, MS-138
P.O. Box 1892
Houston, TX 77251-1892

Physical Address
Rice University
Department of Statistics
6100 Main St.
Maxfield Hall
Houston, TX 77005


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