Past Research Programs

2015 – 2016

Program on Challenges in Computational Neuroscience (CCNS)

August 1, 2015 – May 30, 2016

Program on Statistics and Applied Mathematics in Forensic Science (Forensics)

August 1, 2015 – May 30, 2016


2014 – 2015

Program on Bayesian Nonparametrics: Synergies between Statistics, Probability and Mathematics (BNP-SSPM)

June 29, 2015 – July 2, 2015

Program on Uncertainties in Computational Hemodynamics (UCH)

June 1, 2015 – June 3, 2015

Program on Beyond Bioinformatics: Statistical and Mathematical Challenges (Bioinformatics)

September 8, 2014 – June 3, 2015
The Bioinformatics program will be devoted to statistical and mathematical challenges arising in the analysis of genomic and related data with the goal of addressing relevant biological questions.

Program on Mathematical and Statistical Ecology (ECOL)

August 18, 2014 – May 22, 2015
This program will bring together three groups of researchers – statisticians, mathematicians and theoretical ecologists – to study and develop the interactions among the different approaches to ecological modeling.


2013 – 2014

The International Surface Temperature Initiative

July 8, 2014 – July 16, 2014
This program will be held at NCAR in Boulder, CO.

Program on Low-dimensional Structure in High-dimensional Systems (LDHD)

August 1, 2013 – May 23, 2014
The LDHD program is devoted to the development of methodological, theoretical, and computational treatment of high-dimensional mathematical and statistical models.

Program on Computational Methods in Social Sciences (CMSS)

August 1, 2013 – May 23, 2014
This SAMSI program will bring together statisticians, computational mathematicians and social scientists to develop new methodology and applications in the context of modern social science datasets.


2012 – 2013

Modern Statistical and Computational Methods for Analysis of Kepler Data

June 10, 2013 – June 28, 2013
Three week mini research program.

Neuroimaging Data Analysis

June 4, 2013 – June 14, 2013

Computational Advertising

August 6, 2012 – August 17, 2012
Two-week summer program

Program on Statistical and Computational Methodology for Massive Datasets

August 1, 2012 – May 30, 2013
This year-long SAMSI program focused on fundamental methodological questions of statistics, mathematics and computer science posed by massive datasets, with applications to astronomy, high energy physics, and the environment.

Program on Data-Driven Decisions in Healthcare

August 1, 2012 – May 30, 2013
The program focused on issues of mathematical and statistical theory and methodology that must be addressed to improve evidence-based healthcare decision-making. It was diverse in terms of science and participants.


2005 – 2006

Spring Program on Astrostatistics

January 1, 2006 – July 31, 2006
Many of the research and educational activities were joint with the Center for Astrostatistics at Penn State University.