Past Events


Guanglei Hong

Statistics Colloquium: Guanglei Hong

4:30–5:30 pm Via Zoom

GUANGLEI HONG, Department of Comparative Human Development, Committee on Education, University of Chicago
“Post-Treatment Confounding in Causal Mediation Studies: A Cutting-Edge Problem and A Novel Solution via Sensitivity Analysis”

May 23
Alumni Weekend 2022

UChicago Alumni Weekend

Through May 22, 2022 UChicago campus

Save the date for Alumni Weekend 2022, May 19–22! Early-bird registration ends March 25—only $30 for the weekend and $20 for Saturday—so register now.

May 19

Stevanovich Center: Market Microstructure and High Frequency Data

Through May 20, 2022 Sheraton Hotel in downtown Chicago

This highly-regarded annual conference brings together academic researchers and professionals to exchange ideas related to market microstructure and high-frequency data. The 2022 meeting will be the eighth edition of the Stevanovich Center conference on Market Microstructure and High Frequency Data.

May 18
Martin Wainwright

Statistics Colloquium: Martin Wainwright

4:30–5:30 pm Jones 303

MARTIN WAINWRIGHT, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, Department of Statistics, University of California, Berkeley
“When is it good to be a pessimist? Off-policy optimization in reinforcement learning”

May 16
Rebecca Willett

DSI Events: AI+Science Social

3:00–4:30 pm Ida Noyes Hall

The Data Science Institute (DSI) AI+Science Research Initiative is hosting a social for faculty, research staff, and postdocs.

May 12
Mikhail Belkin

Statistics Colloquium: Mikhail Belkin

4:30–5:30 pm Via Zoom

MIKHAIL BELKIN, Halicioğlu Data Science Institute, University of California San Diego
“Neural Networks, Wide and Deep Singular Kernels and Bayes Optimality”

May 10
Yanhao Dong, MS student

Student Seminar: Yanhao Dong

2:00–3:00 pm Via Zoom

Master’s Thesis Presentation
YANHAO DONG, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“The Application of Normal Linear Mixed Effect Models — With The Female Fulmar Reproduction Activity”

May 10
BX/MS Student

Student Seminar: Tanmay Gupta

1:00–1:30 pm Jones 304

Master’s Thesis Presentation
TANMAY GUPTA, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“A Simple Causal Model for Invariant Learning”

May 10
UChicago Data Science Summit

Data Science Institute Summit

2:00–5:30 pm Friedman Hall, David Rubenstein Forum

The UChicago vision for data science and sessions on DSI research programs, as well as education and outreach partnerships with the City Colleges of Chicago, minority-serving institutions,, and the 11th Hour Project.

May 9
Nicholas Park, MS student

Student Seminar: Nicholas Park

12:30–1:00 pm Via Zoom

Master’s Thesis Presentation
NICHOLAS PARK, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“An Optimal Control Approach to Trading in Chinese Markets”

May 6