Welcome to the LSU Department of Experimental Statistics


Join the LSU Department of Experimental Statistics to prepare for an exciting career in data analysis. As the primary source of statistical education, research, and service at LSU and the LSU AgCenter, our faculty is focused on providing you with the skills and knowledge you need to thrive in this field.

Our department has a strong orientation towards applied statistics, and we offer both thesis and non-thesis programs leading to a Master of Applied Statistics (M.Ap.Stat.) degree and Ph.D. in Statistics. With a range of specializations, our programs are tailored to help you achieve your unique career goals.

Discover our unparalleled opportunities for research and expert statistical support, and join our community of passionate statisticians today.

Thanos Gentimis and President Tate
Combine harvests field

President William F. Tate IV speaks to LSU assistant professor in experimental statistics, Thanos Gentimis. He discusses his field of expertise, which is data analytics with a special interest in machine learning and neural networks. Thanos created the first digital agriculture class at LSU and discusses how AI will soon shape the world of agriculture and farming.

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