2021 Fall Seminars

From Stochastic Optimization To Dynamic Data Depth, and From Domain-Specific Probability Models To Evaluation of Model-Based ForecastsMonday, September 13, 2021-- Professor Tze Leung Lai -- Stanford University
Big Spatial Data Learning: A Parallel Solution
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 -- Professor Shan Yu -- University of Virginia
Statistical Issues Arising in Equal Employment Cases
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 -- Professor Weiwen Miao -- Haverford College
Demystifying (Deep) Reinforcement Learning: The Pessimist, The Optimist, and Their Provable Efficiency
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 -- Prof. Zhuoran Yang -- Princeton University
Community Network Auto-Regression for High-Dimensional Time Series
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 -- Prof. Elynn Chen -- NYU Stern School of Business
From domain-specific probability models to evaluation of model-based probability forecasts
Monday, October 18, 2021 -- Professor Tze Leung Lai -- Stanford University
Understanding the Under-Coverage Bias in Uncertainty Estimation and Calibration
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 -- Dr. Yu Bai -- Salesforce Research
Motif Counting via Subgraph sampling
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 -- Professor Sumit Mukherjee -- Columbia University
Maximum likelihood for high-noise group orbit estimation and cryo-EM
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 -- Professor Zhou Fan -- Yale University
Minimax Supervised Clustering in the Anisotropic Gaussian Mixture Model: A new take on Robust Interpolation
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 -- Professor Mohamed Ndaoud -- ESSEC Business School, Paris, France
Some insights into transfer learning under label shift and posterior drift
Wednesday, November 10, 2021 -- Professor Moulinath Banerjee -- University of Michigan
Differentially private inference via noisy optimization
Wednesday, November 17, 2021--Professor Marco Avella
Tie-breaker designs
Wednesday, December 1, 2021  --  Professor Art Owen --Stanford University


Latest News

Professor Cunhui Zhang was invited to speak at the prestigious International Congress of Mathematicians 2022, one of the world's oldest scientific congresses

Professor Ying Hung elected IMS Fellow for fundamental contributions to design, statistical analysis, and uncertainty quantification of computer experiments with applications in cell biology

Ama Ampadu Kissi, First-year PhD student received the prestigious Society of Actuaries (SOA) James C. Hickman Scholar Doctoral fellowship award

Congratulations to all our awardees!