### 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**

### 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**

### 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**

### 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**

### 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**

### 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**

### 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**

### 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**

### 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**

### 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**

### 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**

### 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**

### 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**

### DSI Events: Amin Karbasi

2:00–3:00 pm JCL 390

AMIN KARBASI, Yale School of Engineering and Applied Science

“TBA”

**Feb**

**23**

### CAM Colloquium: Antonio (Tuca) Auffinger

4:00–5:00 pm Jones 303

ANTONIO (TUCA) AUFFINGER, Department of Mathematics, Northwestern University

“TBA”

**Feb**

**23**

### 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**

### 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**

### Statistics Colloquium: Frederic Koehler

4:30–5:30 pm Jones 303

FREDERIC KOEHLER, Department of Computer Science, Stanford University

“TBA”

**Feb**

**27**

### Statistics Colloquium: Kristy Choi

4:30–5:30 pm Jones 303

KRISTY CHOI, Department of Computer Science, Stanford University

“TBA”

**Mar**

**2**

### Statistics Colloquium: Aldo Pacchiano

4:30–5:30 pm Jones 303

ALDO PACCHIANO, Postdoctoral Researcher, Microsoft Research NYC

“TBA”

**Mar**

**6**

### Statistics Colloquium: Art Owen

4:30–5:30 pm Jones 303

ART OWEN, Department of Statistics, Stanford University

“Tie-breaker Designs”

**Mar**

**20**

### 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**

### 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**

### CAM Colloquium: Kui Ren

4:00–5:00 pm Jones 303

KUI REN, Department of Applied Physics & Applied Mathematics, Columbia University

“TBA”

**Apr**

**13**

### 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**

### 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**

### 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**

### 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**

### 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**

### Statistics Colloquium: Johannes Schimidt-Hieber

4:30–5:30 pm Jones 303

JOHANNES SCHMIDT-HIEBER, Department of Statistics, University of Twente

“TBA”

**May**

**8**

### 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**

### 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**

### 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**