STA 290 Seminars

Statistics Seminar Series

SPRING 2017:

Spring Seminar Instructor: Prof. Jie Peng

Location: MSB 1147, Colloquium Room. Thursdays at 4:10pm (unless otherwise stated - please note that the first week of Winter (January 9-13) will have multiple seminars, at least one per day).

Students who wish to register for STA 290 credit (1 unit; 2 units with instructor's permission) may use CRN 89663, please contact Professor Peng for instructions on minimum attendance for credit. 

Seminars on held on Thursdays at 4:10pm in MSB 1147, except where stated otherwise.

Date Speaker Institution Title / Abstract
Thursday April 6th Heping Zhang Yale University "Surrogate Residuals: a little thing to pick up" - ABSTRACT
Friday April 7th, 4:10pm Ravi Kannan Microsoft Research India

**Joint Math/Stat Colloquium** 

Title: "Random Algorithms in Linear Algebra" - ABSTRACT

Thursday April 13th Jingchen Liu Columbia University " A fused latent and graphical model" - ABSTRACT
Thursday April 20th LOCATION: UC BERKELEY Ethan Anderes
Statistics, UC Davis

**Joint Berkeley/Davis Colloquium**

Title: "Lensing and delensing the cosmic microwave background”

ABSTRACT (note: this links to UC Berkeley Stats dept). This seminar will be held at UC Berkeley.

Thursday April 27th Avi Feller UC Berkeley “Principal stratification in the Twilight Zone: Weakly separated components in finite mixture models” - ABSTRACT
Thursday May 4th Marc Coram Google Inc "Machine Learning Research Applications" - ABSTRACT
Thursday May 11th Alois Kneip University of Bonn, Germany "On the Optimal Reconstruction of Partially Observed Functional Data" - ABSTRACT
Thursday May 18th Hongtu Zhu University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center “Statistical Challenges, Opportunities,  and Strategies in Large-Scale Medical Studies” - ABSTRACT
Thursday May 25th Gerald Quon Molecular and Cellular Biology, UC Davis “Statistical applications in human genomics” - ABSTRACT
Friday May 26th, 11:00am Qiuyan Xu Cignifi Inc “Mobile Wallet Usage Study: analyzing and predicting mobile wallet adoption and activity with the help of call detail records” - ABSTRACT
Thursday June 1st Cho-Jui Hsieh Statistics / Computer Science, UC Davis TBA
Thursday June 8th Matt Glasser Washington University, St. Louis TBA

ALL SEMINARS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

For seminar abstracts from previous quarters, please visit the Recent Seminar Abstract Library.