2021 Spring Seminars

Self-regularizing Property of Nonparametric Maximum Likelihood Estimator in Mixture Models
Professor Yihong Wu -- Yale University

Rates of Approximation for CLT and Bootstrap in High Dimensions
Professor Miles Lopes-- University of California, Davis

High-dimensional Regression and Dictionary Learning: Some Recent Advances for Tensor Data
Professor Waheed U. Bajwa-- Rutgers University

Conformal Inference of Counterfactuals and Individual Treatment Effects
Dr. Lihua Lei--Stanford University--Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Global Testing Against Sparse Alternatives under Ising Models
Professor Rajarshi Mukherjee--Harvard University--Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Adaptive Estimation in Multivariate Response Aggression with Hidden Variables
Professor Yang Ning--Cornell University--Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Statistical Inference for high dimensional principal components
Professor Xiuca Ding--UC Davis--Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Minimum-Norm Interpolation in Statistical Learning: New Phenomena in High Dimensions
Professor Tengyuan Liang--University of Chicago--Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Prepivoting in Finite Population Causal Inference
Professor Colin Fogarty--MIT--Wednesday, March 24, 2021

The partial liner model (PLM) from semiparametric to modern ramifications
Professor Ya'acov Ritov--University of Michigan, Ann Arbor--Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Change-point detection for COVID-19 time series via self-normalization
Professor Xiaofeng Shao--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign--Wednesday, April 7, 2021

The Confidence Interval Method for Selection Valid Instrumental Variables
Professor Frank Windmeijer--University of Oxford--Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Latest News

Congratulations to Professor Roy Han for being awarded a Board of Trustees Research Fellowship for Scholarly Excellence for 2022-2023 as well as the Bernoulli New Researcher Award!

Congratulations to the following Professors on their promotions
Roy Han, Associate Professor

Professors Koulik Khamaru, Min Xu and Yaqing Chen all received grant awards!

Congratulations to The Financial Statistics & Risk Management Program for being ranked among the top 25 quantitative finance programs in the world by!

Our PhD Students Prabrisha Rakshit and Kai Tai received the IMS Hannan Graduate Student Award!

Professor Minge Xie was named Editor-in-Chief at the American Statistician!

Professor Nicole Pashley received the IMS New Researcher Travel Award!

Professor Pierre Bellec was elected IMS Fellow, for his fundamental contributions to statistical inference and adaptive estimation with high dimension data, especially to confidence intervals, risk estimation, adaptive parameter tuning and estimator aggregation.

Congratulations to all our awardees!