Roy Welsch

Professor of Statistics and Management; Sloan School of Management


Machine Learning

Roy Welsch is the Eastman Kodak Leaders for Global Operations Professor of Management and a professor of statistics and data science at MIT’s Sloan School of Management. He is also a member of the Center for Statistics and Data Science at the MIT Institute for Data, Systems, and Society. He is currently involved in research on robust process control and experimental design, credit-scoring models and risk assessment, diagnostics for checking model and design assumptions, volatility modeling in financial markets, uncertainty quantification in plots and images, transparent multivariate models, and repurposing existing drugs or combinations of drugs to prevent or delay Alzheimer’s disease by creating synthetic clinical trials based on electronic health records. Welsch earned a BA in mathematics from Princeton University, and an MS and a PhD in mathematics from Stanford University.