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Seminar Series 2018-2019

Unless noted otherwise, all seminars take place in Donald Bren Hall sixth floor conference room (DBH 6011) from 4 to 5 p.m.

For additional information, please contact Seminar Administrative Coordinator: Lisa Stieler at or (949) 824-3806.

Past Statistics Seminar Series:


Spring 2019

April 17 (Wednesday)
Subhashis Ghosal
Coverage of Credible Intervals for Monotone Regression
April 25
Xin Tong
Neyman-Pearson Classification
May 9
Jack Kalbfleisch
University of Michigan
Randomization, Rerandomization and Matching in Clinical Trials
Obsidian Security Seminar
May 30
Tian Zheng
Columbia University
Markov-Modulated Hawkes Processes for Sporadic and Bursty Event
Obsidian Security Seminar
June 6
Julia Palacios
Tajima Coalescent

Winter 2019

January 10
Geoff Schiebinger
MIT and Harvard (joint appts.)
January 17
Antonio Linero
Florida State University
Tuesday, January 22
Jianqing Fan
Princeton University
“Farming High-dimensional Significant and Important Variables”
* 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Distinguished Lecture
January 24
James Johndrow
Stanford University
January 31
Fei Gao
University of Washington
February 7
Xueying Tang
Columbia University
February 14
Andee Kaplan
Duke University
February 21
Yang Feng
Columbia University
March 7
Veronica Barrocal
University of Michigan

Fall 2018

September 27
Karen Messer
University of California San Diego
“Post-selection Inference with Missing Data and Multiple Imputation”
*Seminar will be held in DBH 2011
October 18
Rob Weiss
University of California Los Angeles
“Meta-Analysis and Hierarchical Models in Prior Construction”
November 1
Bin Nan
University of California, Irvine
“Conditional Modeling of Longitudinal Data with Terminal Event”
November 8
Tailen Hsing
University of Michigan
“Modeling and Inference of Local Stationarity”
November 15
Yehua Li
University of California Riverside
“Spatially Dependent Functional Data: Covariance Estimation, Principal Component Analysis, and Kriging”
*Seminar will be held in DBH 2011
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