Message from the Department Head:
I would like to welcome you to the Department of Statistics at Texas A&M University.
As the third largest Statistics department in the U.S., we have a history and tradition of graduate education
in statistics that dates back to 1963. We have produced over 700 Master's and Ph.D. graduates since our inception. Our department
has a strong tradition of theoretical and interdisciplinary research, as well as many internationally
In these pages you will find information on the history of the department, our esteemed faculty, their research
interests and collaborations, and a detailed look at our academic programs. It is our goal to provide you
with an informative view and a working knowledge of the operations of the department. Here you will find up-to-date
information regarding current and future events, ground-breaking research and the latest accomplishments and
activities of our current and former students.
Thank you for taking the opportunity to visit. Please let us know if you have any questions.
Simon J. Sheather
Professor & Head