Sayan Mukherjee

Sayan Mukherjee
  • Professor of Statistical Science
  • Professor of Mathematics (Joint)
  • Professor of Computer Science (Secondary)
External address: 112 Old Chemistry Building, 90251, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: Duke Box 90251, Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919) 684-4608

Research Areas and Keywords

Biological Modeling

quantitative genetics, statistical genetics

Computational Mathematics

machine learning

Geometry: Differential & Algebraic

topological data analysis

PDE & Dynamical Systems

parameter estimation in dynamical systems


stochastic topology, Bayesian statistics, probability

Signals, Images & Data

machine learning, Bayesian statistics


stochastic topology, topological data analysis

Sayan Mukherjee named IMS Fellow

Sayan Mukherjee was named Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS) for his significant contributions to mathematical statistics,... read more »

Daubechies William Benter Prize

On June 4th, 2018, Professor Ingrid Daubechies was the first female recipient of the William Benter Prize in Applied Mathematics.  This prestigious award recognizes outstanding mathematical contributions that have had a direct and fundamental impact... read more »

Duke researchers are teaching computers to compose new classical music in the style of Romantic-era composers like Chopin and Beethoven.

Not yet. Robot composer good at emulating short snippets, but still hasn’t mastered melody read more »