Events

Yuhan Liu, PhD student

Student Seminar: Yuhan Liu

8:25–9:25 am Jones 111

Wednesday, April 24, 2024, at 8:25 AM, in Jones 111, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue
PhD Dissertation Presentation
Yuhan Liu, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“NON-PARAMETRIC CHANGE POINT ANALYSIS: TACKLING IRREGULAR CONDITIONS IN UNI-VARIATE AND MULTIVARIATE DATA”

Apr 24
Sida Li, MS Student

Student Seminar: Sida Li

3:30–4:00 pm Jones 111

Wednesday, April 24, 2024, at 3:30 PM, in Jones 111, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue
Master’s Thesis Presentation
Sida (Star) Li, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“Beyond Vanilla Metropolis-adjusted Langevin Algorithms: A Simulation-based Survey”

Apr 24
Melissa Adrian, PhD student

Student Seminar: Melissa Adrian

3:30–5:30 pm Jones 111

Thursday, April 25, 2024, at 3:30 PM, in Jones 111, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue
PhD Dissertation Proposal Presentation
Melissa Adrian, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“Estimation, prediction, and uncertainty quantification using sparse data in weather applications”

Apr 25
Jonathan Hauenstein

CAM Colloquium: Jonathan Hauenstein

4:00–5:00 pm Jones 303

Thursday, April 25, 2024, at 4:00 PM, in Jones 303, 5747 South Ellis Avenue
Jonathan Hauenstein, Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics, University of Notre Dame
“Estimating root counts and probability distributions using homotopies”

Apr 25
Xingyu Qu

Student Seminar: Xingyu Qu

4:00–4:30 pm Jones 304

Thursday, April 25, 2024, at 3:30 PM, in Jones 304, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue
Master’s Thesis Presentation
Xingyu Qu, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“Exploring Win Determinants in the English Premier League: Insights from Poisson Mixed-Effects Modeling and Skellam Process”

Apr 25
Maroon Phoenix

Student Seminar: Daniel Li

10:00–10:30 am Jones 303

Friday, April 26, 2024, at 10:00 AM, in Jones 303, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue
Master’s Thesis Presentation
Daniel Li, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“Simulation Study for Spatially Coherent Topic Modeling Utilizing Graph Structure”

Apr 26
Maroon Phoenix

Student Seminar: Austin Koort

10:30–11:00 am Jones 303

Friday, April 26, 2024, at 10:30 AM, in Jones 111, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue
Master’s Thesis Presentation
Austin Koort, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“Evaluating the Effect of Round Type on Collegiate Policy Debate Outcomes”

Apr 26
Mengqi Liu

Student Seminar: Mengqi Liu

2:00–2:30 pm Jones 111

Friday, April 26, 2024, at 2:00 PM, in Jones 111, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue
Master’s Thesis Presentation
Mengqi Liu, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“Revised Local Permutation Test for Conditional Independence Test”

Apr 26
Maroon Phoenix

Student Seminar: Shu-Hsiang Wang

9:30–10:00 am Jones 111

Monday, April 29, 2024, at 9:30 AM, in Jones 111, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue
Master’s Thesis Presentation
Shu-Hsiang Wang, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“Sample Size Determination Methods for Non-Randomized Studies with Historical Data”

Apr 29
Maroon Phoenix

Student Seminar: Qizhong Zhang

10:00–10:30 am Jones 111

Monday, April 29, 2024, at 10:00 AM, in Jones 111, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue
Master’s Thesis Presentation
Qizhong Zhang, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“DDSTPP: Denoising Diffusion Spatial Temporal Point Process”

Apr 29
Maroon Phoenix

Student Seminar: Xinqu Wang

10:30–11:00 am Jones 111

Monday, April 29, 2024, at 10:30 AM, in Jones 111, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue
Master’s Thesis Presentation
Xinyu Wang, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“TBA”

Apr 29
Maroon Phoenix

Student Seminars: Yiyuan (Chloe) Zhang

11:00–11:30 am Jones 111

Monday, April 29, 2024, at 11:00 AM, in Jones 111, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue
Master’s Thesis Presentation
Yiyuan (Chloe) Zhang, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“High-Dimensional Time Series: VAR Model Efficacy Across Lag Structures”

Apr 29
Emmanuel Candes

Bahadur Memorial Lectures: Emmanuel Candès (day 1)

11:30 am–12:30 pm Jones 303

Monday, April 29, 2024, at 11:30 AM
Jones Laboratory, Room 303, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue
Pre-Seminar Refreshments will be served at 11:00 AM in Jones 303
“Statistical Inference in the Age of AI”

Apr 29
Xingyu Piao

Student Seminar: Xingyu Piao

2:00–2:30 pm Jones 111

Monday, April 29, 2024, at 2:00 PM, in Jones 111, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue
Master’s Thesis Presentation
Xingyu Piao, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“Impact of a country’s GDP on the number of students studying in the U.S. from that country”

Apr 29
Huanyu Zhang

Student Seminar: Huanyu Zhang

2:30–3:00 pm Jones 111

Monday, April 29, 2024, at 2:30 PM, in Jones 111, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue
Master’s Thesis Presentation
Huanyu Zhang, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“Statler: State-Maintaining Language Models for Embodied Reasoning”

Apr 29
Sheng-Hau Peng, MS Student

Student Seminar: Sheng-Hau Peng

12:00–12:30 pm Jones 111

Tuesday, April 30, at 12:00 PM, in Jones 111, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue
Master’s Thesis Presentation
Sheng-Hau Peng, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“Optimizing Sentiment Analysis through Hyperparameter Tuning: An Alternative Way to Revisit SESTM Algorithm”

Apr 30
Ruiqin Li, MS Student

Student Seminar: Ruiqin Li

1:00–1:30 pm Jones 111

Tuesday, April 30, 2024, at 1:00 PM, in Jones 111, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue
Master’s Thesis Presentation
Ruiqin Li, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“Variance Estimation for the Calibration Estimator”

Apr 30
Yuqi Niu

Student Seminar: Yuqi Niu

1:30–2:00 pm Jones 111

Tuesday, April 30, 2024, at 1:00 PM, in Jones 111, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue
Master’s Thesis Presentation
Yuqi Niu, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“The Application of a Hybrid Garch-type Model with Quantile Regression Neural Network on the Estimation of Value-at-Risk of Corporate Stocks”

Apr 30
Haoyuan Mao

Student Seminar: Haoyuan Mao

2:00–2:30 pm Jones 111

Tuesday, April 30, 2024, at 2:00 PM, in Jones 111, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue
Master’s Thesis Presentation
Haoyuan Mao, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“Apply Generalized Gamma Distribution in Two part MELS model”

Apr 30
Theodora Ko, BX/MS Student

Student Seminar: Theodora Ko

3:00–3:30 pm Jones 111

Tuesday, April 30, 2024, at 3:00 PM, in Jones 111, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue
Master’s Thesis Presentation
Theodora Ko, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“Minimizing Empty Truck Miles Driven via Decision-Theoretic Online Learning and Link Prediction on a Temporal Transportation Graph”

Apr 30
Maroon Phoenix

Student Seminar: Yifang Zhang

10:30–11:00 am Jones 111

Wednesday, May 1, 2024, at 10:30 AM, in Jones 111, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue
Master’s Thesis Presentation
Yifang Zhang, Department of Statistic, The University of Chicago
“TBA”

May 1
Zhanpeng Song

Student Seminar: Zhanpeng Song

11:00–11:30 am Jones 111

Monday, May 1, 2024, at 11:00 AM, in Jones 111, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue
Master’s Thesis Presentation
Zhanpeng Song, Department of Statistic, The University of Chicago
“TBA”

May 1
Chad Schmerling

Student Seminar: Chad Schmerling

1:30–2:00 pm Searle 236

Monday, May 1, 2024, at 1:30 PM, in Searle 236, 5735 S Ellis Avenue
Master’s Thesis Presentation
Chad Schmerling, Department of Statistic, The University of Chicago
“TBA”

May 1

Student Seminar: Xiaoran Cheng

2:00–2:30 pm Searle 236

Thursday, May 1, 2024, at 2:00 PM, in Searle 236, 5735 S Ellis Avenue
Master’s Thesis Presentation
Xiaoran Cheng, Department of Statistic, The University of Chicago
“TBA”

May 1
Yichen Ji

Student Seminar: Yichen Ji

2:30–3:00 pm Searle 236

Monday, May 1, 2024, at 2:30 PM, in Searle 236, 5735 S Ellis Avenue
Master’s Thesis Presentation
Yichen Ji, Department of Statistic, The University of Chicago
“Realized Volatility Forecasting with Machine Learning”

May 1
Emmanuel Candes, Department of Statistics, Stanford University

Bahadur Memorial Lectures: Emmanuel Candès (day 2)

3:30–4:30 pm Jones 303

Wednesday, May 1, 2024, at 3:30 PM
Jones Laboratory, Room 303, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue
Pre-Seminar Refreshments will be served at 3:00 PM in Jones 303
​​​​​​​Emmanuel Candès, Department of Statistics, Stanford University
“Model-free selective inference”

May 1
Alexander Vattakkattu

Student Seminar: Alexander Vattakkattu

11:30 am–12:00 pm Jones 111

Monday, May 2, 2024, at 11:30 AM, in Jones 111, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue
Master’s Thesis Presentation
Alexander Vattakkattu, Department of Statistic, The University of Chicago
“Apply Generalized Gamma Distribution in Two part MELS model”

May 2
Brandon Stewart

Spring 2024 Distinguished Speaker Series: Brandon Stewart

12:30–1:30 pm JCL 390

Spring 2024 Distinguished Speaker Series
Joint series by the Data Science Institute, Departments of Statistics and Computer Science, and the Committee on Computational and Applied Mathematics

Thursday, April 18, 2024, at 12:30 PM, JCL 390
Social lunch before seminar provided at 12:30 pm.
Brandon Stewart, Princeton University
“Inference Right with LLM Annotations in the Social Sciences”

May 2

Student Seminar: Diemeng Hu

3:30–4:00 pm Jones 111

Thursday, May 1, 2024, at 3:30 PM, in Jones 111, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue
Master’s Thesis Presentation
Diemeng Hu, Department of Statistic, The University of Chicago
“TBA”

May 2
Sourav Chatterjee

Billingsley Lectures on Probability: Sourav Chatterjee

4:30–5:30 pm Math/Stat 112

Thursday, May 2, 2023, at 4:30 PM, Math/Stat 112, 5727 South University Avenue
Billingsley Lectures on Probability
Reception immediately following the lecture at 5:30 pm, in the Reading Room, Math/Stat 101, 5727 South University Avenue
Sourav Chatterjee, Department of Statistics, Stanford University
“A definition of spectral gap for nonreversible Markov chains”

May 2
Sourav Chatterjee

Probability and Statistical Physics Seminar: Sourav Chatterjee

2:30–3:30 pm Ryerson 276

Friday, May 3, 2024, at 2:30 PM, in Ryerson 276, 1100 E. 58th Street
Probability and Statistical Physics Seminar
“Chaos in lattice spin glasses”

May 3
Andrew Gelman

Statistics Colloquium: Andrew Gelman

11:30 am–12:30 pm Jones 303

Monday, May 6, 2024, at 11:30 AM, in Jones 303, 5747 South Ellis Avenue
Pre-Seminar refreshments will be served at 11:00 AM in Jones 303
Statistics Colloquium
Andrew Gelman, Departments of Statistics and Political Science, Columbia University
“It’s About Time”

May 6
Michael I. Weinstein

CAM Colloquium: Michael I. Weinstein

4:00–5:00 pm Jones 303

Thursday, May 9, 2024, at 4:00 PM, in Jones 303, 5747 South Ellis Avenue
CAM Colloquium
Michael I. Weinstein, Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, Columbia University
“TBA”

May 9
Brian Reich

Statistics Colloquium: Brian Reich

11:30 am–12:30 pm Jones 303

Monday, May 13, 2024, at 11:30 AM, in Jones 303, 5747 South Ellis Avenue
Statistics Colloquium
Brian Reich, Department of Statistics, North Carolina State University
“TBA”

May 13
Zihao Wang, PhD Student

Student Seminar: Zihao Wang

3:00–4:00 pm Jones 304

Monday, May 13, 2024, at 3:00 PM, in Jones 304, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue
PhD Dissertation Proposal Presentation
Zihao Wang, Department of Statistic, The University of Chicago
​​​​​​​“TBA”

May 13
Cong Ma, Assistant Professor

CAM Colloquium: Cong Ma

4:00–5:00 pm Jones 303

Tuesday, May 14, 2024, at 4:00 PM, in Jones 303, 5747 South Ellis Avenue
CAM Colloquium
Cong Ma, Department of Statistics, University of Chicago
“TBA”

May 14
Jinwen Yang, PhD Student

Student Seminar: Jinwen Yang

3:00–4:30 pm Harper Memorial 145

Wednesday, May 15, 2024, at 3:00 PM, in Harper Memorial 145, 1116 E. 59th Street
PhD Dissertation Proposal Presentation
Jinwen Yang, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
​​​​​​​“TBA”

May 15
Laure Zanna

CAM Colloquium: Laure Zanna

4:00–5:00 pm Jones 303

Thursday, May 16, 2024, at 4:00 PM, in Jones 303, 5747 South Ellis Avenue
CAM Colloquium
Laure Zanna, Courant Institute, New York University
“TBA”

May 16

Student Seminar: Lin Gui

2:30–4:00 pm Jones 111

Tuesday, May 21, 2024, at 2:30 PM, in Jones 111, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue
PhD Dissertation Proposal Presentation
Lin Gui, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“TBA”

May 21
Haizhao Yang, University of Maryland

CAM Colloquium: Haizhao Yang

4:00–5:30 pm Jones 303

Thursday, May 23, 2024, at 4:00 PM, in Jones 303, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue
CAM Colloquium
Haizhao Yang, Departments of Mathematics and Computer science (Affiliated), The University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, University of Maryland
“Finite Expression Method: A Symbolic Approach for Scientific Machine Learning”

May 23
Bernd Sturmfels

CAM & Department of Mathematics Special Joint Colloquium: Bernd Sturmfels

4:00–5:00 pm Jones 303

Thursday, May 30, 2024, at 4:00 PM, in Jones 303, 5747 South Ellis Avenue
CAM & Department of Mathematics Special Joint Colloquium
Bernd Sturmfels, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences
“Algebraic Varieties in Quantum Chemistry”

May 30
Yu Gui, PhD Student

Student Seminar: Yu Gui

10:30–11:00 am Jones 304

Monday, June 3, 2024, at 2:30 PM, in Jones 304, 5747 S. Ellis Avenue
PhD Dissertation Proposal Presentation
Yu Gui, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“TBA”

Jun 3
Sebastian Reich

CAM Special Colloquium: Sebastian Reich

4:00–5:00 pm Jones 303

Monday, July 1, 2024, at 4:00 PM, in Jones 303, 5747 South Ellis Avenue
Special Colloquium
Sebastian Reich, Institute of Mathematics, University of Potsdam
“Filtered data based estimators for stochastic processes driven by coloured noise”

Jul 1
Bianca Dumitrascu

CAM Colloquium: Bianca M. Dumitrascu

4:00–5:00 pm Jones 303

Thursday, October 3, 2024, at 4:00 PM, in Jones 303, 5747 South Ellis Avenue
CAM Colloquium
Bianca M. Dumitrascu, Herbert and Florence Institute for Cancer Dynamics, Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center, Columbia University
“TBA”

Oct 3
Daniel Sanz-Alonso, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago

CAM Colloquium: Daniel Sanz-Alonso

4:00–5:00 pm Jones 303

Thursday, October 10, 2024, at 4:00 PM, in Jones 303, 5747 South Ellis Avenue
CAM Colloquium
Daniel Sanz-Alonso, Department of Statistics, Committee on Computational and Applied Mathematics, University of Chicago”
“TBA”

Oct 10