With the ever-increasing amount of data collected and stored by many organizations, there is great importance in comprehensive data analysis to inform decision-making. The science of statistics centers on this issue and supports leaders in financial institutions, the high-tech industry, government institutions, medical research and many other fields. Our mission is developing and teaching the quantitative theories/models and methods/algorithms needed to face the data challenges of modern society.

The Department of Statistics at the University of Haifa consists of 8 full-time faculty members. Their research interests span a wide range of disciplines: theoretical statistics, applied statistics, biostatistics, actuarial science, probability, operations research, optimization and machine learning. Faculty members have been recognized internationally for their academic research achivements.

In addition to research-oriented graduate programs in statistics and probability, the department offers graduate program in quality studies.

The department operates the Statistics Consulting Unit. 

We invite you to visit us both online and in real life, and will gladly answer your questions.

Prof. David Faraggi

Department Chair

News & Events

Position Openning

The Department of Statistics at University of Haifa invites applications for a tenure track position at all ranks beginning in October 2025. We are looking for applicants with outstanding research record. This position is open to both junior and senior-level candidates specializing in Statistics, Biostatistics, Operations Research, Machine Learning, or other closely related areas. Further details can be found here.

Congratulations to Amit Donner, a doctoral  student  at the Department of Statistics who received  the Prize of the Dean of the Graduate Studies Authority for an excellent master’s thesis! The thesis title is “Statistical inference in the circular structural model and fitting circles to noisy data”, it was written under the supervision of Prof. Alexander Goldenshluger.

Congratulations to our new faculty member Dr.  Ido Nachum, who joins us in March, 2024!   Dr. Nachum’s  research interests are in the areas of  artificial neural networks, statistical learning, and  information theory.

Congratulations to Dr. Bella Vakulenko-Lagun and Dr. Liron Ravner, recipients of the 2023 ISF research grants!

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