Events

Xinyi Gu, MS Student

Student Seminar: Xinyi Gu

2:00–2:30 pm Via Zoom

Master’s Thesis Presentation
XINYI GU, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“Non-Contrastive Self-Supervised Learning with Video Frames”

Feb 9
Seung Chul Lee, MS Student

Student Seminar: Seung Chul Lee

11:00–11:30 am Via Zoom

Master’s Thesis Presentation
SEUNG CHUL LEE, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“Understanding Shift-Share Instruments: an Application”

Feb 10

Student Seminar: Kwong Wai (Theo) Man

11:00–11:30 am Via Zoom

Master’s Thesis Presentation
KWONG WAI (THEO) MAN, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“Modeling Subject-level Variances on Intensive Longitudinal Data: An Application of Mixed-effects Location Scale Model”

Feb 13
Patrick Bai, MS Student

Student Seminar: Ruizheng (Patrick) Bai

2:00–2:30 pm Jones 303

Master’s Thesis Presentation
RUIZHENG (PATRICK) BAI, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“Functional Principal Trade-off Analysis:  Universal Approximation via Disc Game Embedding”

Feb 13
Matthias Katzfuss

Statistics Colloquium: Matthias Katzfuss

4:30–5:30 pm Jones 303

MATTHIAS KATZFUSS, Department of Statistics, Texas A&M University
“Scalable Gaussian-Process Inference via Sparse Inverse Cholesky Factorization”

Feb 13
Ari Holtzman

DSI Events: Ari Holtzman

2:00–3:00 pm JCL 390

ARI HOLTZMAN, Department of Computer Science, University of Washington
“Controlling Large Language Models:  Generating (Useful) Text from Models We Don’t Fully Understand”

Feb 14
Gemma Moran

Statistics Colloquium: Gemma Moran

4:30–5:30 pm Jones 303

GEMMA MORAN, Data Science Institute, Columbia University
“Identifiable deep generative models via sparse decoding”

Feb 14
Jake Singleton, MS Student

Student Seminar: Jake Singleton

10:00–10:30 am Jones 111

Master’s Thesis Presentation
JAKE SINGLETON, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicagoi
“Bayesian Bradley-Terry Models Infer Tennis Player Skills and Predict Tennis Match Results”

Feb 15
Sowon Jeong, MS Student

Student Seminar: Sowon Jeong

11:00–11:30 am Via Zoom

Master’s Thesis Presentation
SOWON JEONG, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“Understanding Graph Neural Network as a Dimension Reduction Technique”

Feb 15
Ilgee Hong, MS Student

Student Seminar: Ilgee Hong

1:00–1:30 pm Via Zoom

Master’s Thesis Presentation
ILGEE HONG, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“Contrastive Learning for Node Representations: A Study of Alignment vs Uniformity”

Feb 15
Taewan Kim, MS Student

Student Seminar: Taewan Kim

3:00–3:30 pm Via Zoom

Master’s Thesis Presentation
TAEWAN KIM, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“Understanding the Transcriptional Regulation with 3D Genomic Structure”

Feb 15
JungHo Lee, MS Student

Student Seminar: JungHo Lee

3:30–4:00 pm Via Zoom

Master’s Thesis Presentation
JUNGHO LEE, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
​​​​​​​“TBA”

Feb 15
Keisha Prowoznik

Registration for Spring 2023

Through February 24, 2023 Jones 222

Graduate registration for Spring 2023 runs from Monday, February 20th through Friday, February 24th, 2023.

Feb 20
Mina Lee

DSI Events: Mina Lee

3:00–4:00 pm JCL 390

MINA LEE, Department of Computer Science, Stanford University
“Designing and Evaluating Language Models for Human Interaction”

Feb 20
Chao Ma

Statistics Colloquium: Chao Ma

4:30–5:30 pm

CHAO MA, Department of Mathematics, Stanford University
“Implicit bias of optimization algorithms and generalization of over-parameterized neural networks”

Feb 20
Armin Karbasi

DSI Events: Amin Karbasi

2:00–3:00 pm JCL 390

AMIN KARBASI, Yale School of Engineering and Applied Science
“TBA”

Feb 23
Antonio (Tuca) Auffinger

CAM Colloquium: Antonio (Tuca) Auffinger

4:00–5:00 pm Jones 303

ANTONIO (TUCA) AUFFINGER, Department of Mathematics, Northwestern University
“TBA”

Feb 23
Angzhi Fan, PhD Student

Student Seminar: Angzhi Fan

1:00–2:30 pm Jones 304

Dissertation Proposal Presentation
ANGZHI FAN, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
​​​​​​​“TBA”

Feb 24
Tian Li

DSI Events: Tian Li

3:00–4:00 pm JCL 390

TIAN LI, Department of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University
“Scalable and Trustworthy Learning in Heterogeneous Networks”

Feb 27
Frederic Koehler

Statistics Colloquium: Frederic Koehler

4:30–5:30 pm Jones 303

FREDERIC KOEHLER, Department of Computer Science, Stanford University
“TBA”

Feb 27
Kristy Choi

Statistics Colloquium: Kristy Choi

4:30–5:30 pm Jones 303

KRISTY CHOI, Department of Computer Science, Stanford University
“TBA”

Mar 2
Keisha Prowoznik

Visit Day for Prospective PhD Students

All day Jones Laboratory

Mar 3
Aldo Pacchiano

Statistics Colloquium: Aldo Pacchiano

4:30–5:30 pm Jones 303

ALDO PACCHIANO, Postdoctoral Researcher, Microsoft Research NYC
“TBA”

Mar 6
Art Owen

Statistics Colloquium: Art Owen

4:30–5:30 pm Jones 303

ART OWEN, Department of Statistics, Stanford University
“Tie-breaker Designs”

Mar 20
Peter Šemrl

CAM Colloquium: Peter Šemrl

4:00–5:00 pm Jones 303

PETER ŠEMRL, Institute of Mathematics, Physics and Mechanics, University of Ljubljana
“TBA”

Mar 23

Statistics Colloquium: Yuting Wei

4:30–5:30 pm Jones 303

YUTING WEI, Department of Statistics and Data Science, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
“A Non-asymptotic Framework for Approximate Message Passing Algorithm”

Mar 27
Molly Offer-Westort

Statistics Colloquium: Molly Offer-Westort

4:30–5:30 pm Jones 303

MOLLY OFFER-WESTORT, Department of Political Science, University of Chicago
“TBA”

Apr 3

Statistics Colloquium: Lars Peter Hansen

4:30–5:30 pm Jones 303

LARS PETER HANSEN, Departments of Statistics and Economics; University of Chicago Booth School of Business
“TBA”

Apr 10
Kui Ren

CAM Colloquium: Kui Ren

4:00–5:00 pm Jones 303

KUI REN, Department of Applied Physics & Applied Mathematics, Columbia University
“TBA”

Apr 13
Ruodu Wang

Statistics Colloquium: Ruodu Wang

4:30–5:30 pm Jones 303

RUODU WANG, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo
“TBA”

Apr 17
Lexing Ying

CAM Colloquium: Lexing Ying

4:00–5:00 pm Jones 303

LEXING YING, Department of Mathematics and Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering, Stanford University
“TBA”

Apr 20
Xihong Lin

Statistics Colloquium: Xihong Lin

4:30–5:30 pm Jones 303

XIHONG LIN, Department of Biostatistics, Harvard University
“Ensemble methods for testing a global null with applications to whole genome sequencing studies”

Apr 24
Sara van de Geer

Statistics Colloquium: Sara van de Geer

4:30–5:30 pm Jones 303

BAHADUR MEMORIAL LECTURES
Lecture 22
SARA VAN DE GEER, Department of Mathematics, ETH Zürich
“TBA”

May 1
Sara van de Geer

Statistics Colloquium: Sara van de Geer

Time TBA TBA

BAHADUR MEMORIAL LECTURES
Lecture 22
SARA VAN DE GEER, Department of Mathematics, Seminar für Statistik (SfS), ETH Zürich
“TBA”

May 4
Johannes Schimidt-Hieber

Statistics Colloquium: Johannes Schimidt-Hieber

4:30–5:30 pm Jones 303

JOHANNES SCHMIDT-HIEBER, Department of Statistics, University of Twente
“TBA”

May 8
Rachel Ward

CAM Colloquium: Rachel Ward

4:00–5:00 pm Jones 303

RACHEL WARD, Department of Mathematics, The University of Texas at Austin
“TBA”

May 11
Peng Ding

Statistics Colloquium: Peng Ding

4:30–5:30 pm Jones 303

PENG DING, Department of Statistics, University of California Berkeley
“Interpretable sensitivity analysis for the Baron–Kenny approach to mediation with unmeasured confounding”

May 15
Chi-Kwong Li

CAM Colloquium: Chi-Kwong Li

4:00–5:00 pm Jones 303

CHI-KWONG LI, Department of Mathematics, College of William and Mary
“TBA”

May 18
Russell Lyons, Department of Mathematics, Indiana University

Statistics Colloquium: Russell Lyons

4:30–5:30 pm Kent 120

BILLINGSLEY LECTURES ON PROBABILITY
RUSSELL LYONS, Department of Mathematics, Indiana University
“TBA”

May 18