Statistics and Operational Research

Welcome to the Department of Statistics and Operational Research

The Department of Statistics and Operational Research (DEIO) of the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon has as its main missions teaching, developing research activities, knowledge transfer and innovation, focusing essentially in the two domains of mathematical sciences, Statistics and Operational Research.

DEIO offers varied training at the level of Undergraduate (1st Cycle), Master’s (2nd Cycle) and PhD (3rd Cycle) programmes.

DEIO has a very experienced and highly qualified academic staff with international experience and the capacity to obtain funding for research at a national and international level. The scientific and pedagogic competences of its academic staff allow them to solve, and teach to solve problems that arise in diverse areas such as biology, medicine, pharmacy, health, transport sector, telecommunications, insurance, banking, economics and management.

Scientific research at DEIO is located in research centres of excellent quality and funded by the Foundation for Science and Technology.

DEIO has a long tradition and is an important reference in the education and research of Statistics and Operational Research in Portugal.

Luís Gouveia
Head of Department