Graduate Institute of Statistics and Information Science

http://isis.ncue.edu.tw/

The Graduate Institute of Statistics and Information Science aims at training cross-disciplinary talents with expertise in statistics and information. By incorporating theory and practice, the institute establishes close partnerships with the community and industries.The Graduate Institute of Statistics and Information Science (GISIS) at National Changhua University of Education is a graduate school of statistics and informatics based in central Taiwan. The Graduate Institute of Statistics and Information Science aims at training cross-disciplinary talents with expertise in statistics and information. By incorporating theory and practice, the institute establishes close partnerships with the community and industries. It offers specializations in medical statistics, bioinformatics, data mining, statistics in finance as well as computer network and security and mobile communications for master degree.

Established in 2005 as a coagent of the Department of Mathematics, GISIS is now considered to be one of the most prestigious graduate institute for learning  multi-discipline application of statistics in middle Taiwan, reflected in the number and diversity of publications, as well as the project funding. Currently most of the students can receive financial support, and all the graduates from the institute have decent career in various job markets, including of industry, education, and research institutes.

    The curriculum covers biostatistics, bioinformatics, information and network security, financial mathematics and so on. Courses from other fields of studies such as algebra, number theory, probability and mathematics education are also included in the curriculum. With the rich academic atmosphere in the institute, all faculty members received grants from the National Science Council in 2013. Beside academic speeches, the institute also regularly organizes lectures on popular mathematics. To celebrate her 10-year-old birthday, the institute will host the largest annual international conference on statistics in Taiwan in 2015.