ENSAI is home to part of the CREST research laboratory, a mixed research unit of the CNRS attached to the Group of National Schools in Economics and Statistics (GENES) and Ecole polytechnique.
CREST is a multidisciplinary research center for Economics, Statistics, and Sociology. It is located in both Saclay (ENSAE Paris and Polytechnique) and Ker Lann (ENSAI).
The majority of the CREST lab at ENSAI is made up of Statisticians who are bolstered by Economics researchers and Computer Science researchers specialized in Machine Learning.
Research in Statistics and Computer Science at CREST – ENSAI, both applied and theoretical, covers a wide spectrum of themes related to Statistical Modeling:
- Applied Probability
- Bayesian Methods
- Computational Statistics
- High Dimensional Statistics
- Mathematical Statistics
- Recommender Systems
- Statistical Learning
- Stochastic Processes
- Survival Analysis
- Time Series
In Economics, research areas include Labor Economics, Theoretical and Applied Econometrics, Macroeconomics, and Public Policy Evaluation.