To familiarize students at undergraduate and graduate levels with the role of probabilistic as well as descriptive and inferential statistical ideas in modern science and technology.
To provide in-depth knowledge regarding the theory and application of modern statistical techniques that are commonly used for (big) data analytics.
To provide effective supervisory training for the basic and applied research that pushes forward the frontier of knowledge in the field of statistics and data science.
To continue shaping the statistical thoughts in the coming decades through extraordinary teaching and groundbreaking research.
To set standards, and create and sustain conditions for the students to experience unparalleled educational journey that is intellectually, socially and globally transformative.
To increase the interdisciplinary nature of research through collaboration with other disciplines at the University of Dhaka as well as the national and international educational institutions and research organizations.
To focus on the cutting-edge research areas that involve the use of big data, machine learning and related topics of data science.
To prioritize new research projects addressing the current issues and challenges for Bangladesh towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) before 2030, and underpin the designs of essential programs in the areas like poverty, gender inequality, education, economic growth, health, climate change and environmental sustainability.