Past Events

2021

Tetsuya Kaji

Statistics Colloquium: Tetsuya Kaji

4:00–5:00 pm Via ZOOM

TETSUYA KAJI,  University of Chicago Booth School of Business
“An Approximate Metropolis-Hastings Algorithm for Simulation-Based Bayesian Inference (with Veronika Ročková)”

Jan 11

Booth Winter 2021 Pre-registration

10:00–11:00 am

Booth Winter 2021 Pre-registration link opens at 10 a.m.

Jan 4

2020

Andrew Goldstein

Student Seminar: Andrew Goldstein

1:00–2:00 pm Via Zoom

Dissertation Proposal Presentation
ANDREW GOLDSTEIN, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
​​​​​​​“VEB-Boost: Variational Empirical Bayes Boosting”

Dec 9
Kristian Lum

Statistics Colloquium: Kristian Lum

4:00–5:00 pm Via Zoom

KRISTIAN LUM,  Human Rights Data Analysis Group
“Closer Than They Appear: A Bayesian Perspective on Individual Probabilities in Risk Assessment”

Nov 30
Zhan Lin

Student Seminar: Zhan Lin

1:30–2:30 pm Via Zoom

Dissertation Proposal Presentation
ZHAN LIN, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“Risk Averse Control with Mixture of Gaussian Noise”

Nov 30
Ruobin Gong

Statistics Colloquium: Ruobin Gong

4:00–5:00 pm Via Zoom

RUOBIN GONG, Department of Statistics, Rutgers University
“Towards Good Statistical Inference from Differentially Private Data”

Nov 23
Yonghoon Lee

Student Seminar: Yonghoon Lee

12:30–1:30 pm Via Zoom

Dissertation Proposal Presentation
YONGHOON LEE, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“Binary Classification with Corrupted Labels and Distribution-free Inference with Atoms”

Nov 19
Pinhan Chen

Student Seminar: Pinhan Chen

2:00–3:00 pm Via Zoom

Dissertation Proposal Presentation
PINHAN CHEN, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“Rank, Ranking and Phase Transition”

Nov 18
Qing Yan

Student Seminar: Qing Yan

11:00 am–12:00 pm Via ZOOM

Dissertation Proposal Presentation
Qing Yan, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago
“Deep Generative Model: Apply, Design and Improve”

Nov 17
Paul Rathouz

Statistics Colloquium: Paul Rathouz

4:00–5:00 pm Via Zoom

PAUL RATHOUZ, Department of Population Health, The University of Texas at Austin
“Semiparametric Generalized Linear Models: Small, Large, and Biased Samples”

Nov 16