About Us

Milestones
2021
March
Department of Statistics and Data Science at SUSTech launches a newly approved undergraduate major in Data Science and Big Data Technology
2020
December
2020 Shenzhen International Conference on Statistics and Data Science was successfully held in SUSTech.
October
SUSTech Center for Biostatistics was established, and Professor Jian-Qing SHI was appointed as the Center Director.
September
The research team of Professor Qi-Man SHAO was awarded a grant from the Key Program of National Natural Science Foundation of China, a groundbreaking success for our department.
August
All undergraduate students in Statistics and graduate students in Probability Theory and Mathematical Statistics are formally transferred to our department.
July
This year, 45 undergraduate students in our department received the bachelor degree and among them, 34 students continued to receive the graduate education and the remaining students started working in jobs with brilliant prospects. For our graduate students, 9 of them received the M.Phil. degree in Probability Theory and Mathematical Statistics, with 3 continued with the Ph.D. program and 6 working in areas related to statistics and data science.
June
Dr. Yifang MA published a research article titled “Mentorship and protégé success in STEM fields” in a top-tier high-impact academic journal, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).
May
The research team of Professor Lili YANG was awarded a National Key Research and Development grant.
2019
September
Professor Qi-Man SHAO was elected as a council member of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS).
August
The inauguration ceremony of the Department of Statistics and Data Science and the Symposium on Statistics and Data Science was organized concurrently on August 21.
April
The Department of Statistics and Data Science was established, and Chair Professor Qi-Man SHAO was appointed as the Head of the Department.