Statistics Colloquium

Winter 2023

TUESDAY, January 10, 2023, at 2:00 PM, in Jones 303, 5747 S. Ellis Ave
KEVIN LIN, Department of Statistics and Data Science, The Wharton School- University of Pennsylvania
“Quantifying common and distinct information in multi-modal single-cell data via matrix factorization”

THURSDAY, January 12, 2023, at 4:00 PM, in Jones 303, 5747 South Ellis Ave
CAM Colloquium
DI FANG, Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing and Department of Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley 
"When Numerical Analysis Meets Quantum Algorithms for Hamiltonian Simulation"

TUESDAY, January 17, 2023, at 4:00 PM, in Jones 303, 5747 South Ellis Ave
CAM Colloquium
GARY CHOI, Department of Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
"Geometric and Topological Design of Kirigami Metamaterials"

WEDNESDAY, January 18, 2023, at 2:00 PM, in Jones 303, 5747 S. Ellis Ave 
FAN BU, Department of Statistics, University of California, Los Angeles
“Statistical Methods for Observational Data on Infectious Diseases”

THURSDAY, January 19, 2023, at 4:00 PM, in Jones 303, 5747 South Ellis Ave
CAM Colloquium
LAUREL OHM, Mathematics Department, Princeton University 
"A PDE Perspective on the Hydrodynamics of Flexible Filaments"

FRIDAY, January 20, 2023, at 2:00 PM, in Jones 303, 5747 S. Ellis Ave 
RAAZ DWIVEDI, Computer Science & Statistics/Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences, Harvard University /MIT
“From HeartSteps to HeartBeats: Personalized Decision-making”

MONDAY, January 23, 2023 at 2:00 PM, in Jones 303, 5747 S. Ellis Ave
ZHIMEI REN, Department of Statistics, University of Chicago
"Stable Variable Selection with Knockoffs"

WEDNESDAY, January 25, 2023, at 10:00 AM in Jones 303, 5747 S. Ellis Ave
THEODOR MISIAKIEWICZ, Statistics Department, Stanford University
“New statistical and computational phenomena from Deep Learning”

MONDAY, February 6, 2023 at 4:30 PM in Jones 303, 5747 S. Ellis Ave
ALESSANDRO RINALDO, Department of Statistics and Data Science, Carnegie Mellon University
"High-dimensional CLTs: near-optimal rates and modern inference for OLS regression"

MONDAY, February 13, 2023 at 4:30 PM in Jones 303, 5747 S. Ellis Ave
MATTHIAS KATZFUSS, Department of Statistics, Texas A&M University
"Scalable Gaussian-Process Inference via Sparse Inverse Cholesky Factorization"

TUESDAY, February 14, 2023 at 4:30 PM in Jones 303, 5747 S. Ellis Ave
GEMMA MORAN, Data Science Institute, Columbia University
“Identifiable deep generative models via sparse decoding”

MONDAY, February 20, 2023 at 4:30 PM in Jones 303, 5747 S. Ellis Ave
CHAO MA, Department of Mathematics, Stanford University
“Implicit bias of optimization algorithms and generalization of over-parameterized neural networks”

MONDAY, February 27, 2023 at 4:30 PM in Jones 303, 5747 S. Ellis Ave
FREDERIC KOEHLER, Department of Computer Science, Stanford University
"TBA"

THURSDAY, March 2, 2023 at 4:30 PM in Jones 303, 5747 S. Ellis Ave
KRISTY CHOI, Department of Computer Science, Stanford University
"TBA"

MONDAY, March 6, 2023 at 4:30 PM in Jones 303, 5747 S. Ellis Ave
ALDO PACCHIANO, Postdoctoral Researcher, Microsoft Research NYC
"TBA"

SPRING 2023

MONDAY, March 20, 2023, at 4:30 PM in Jones 303, 5747 S. Ellis Ave
ART OWEN, Department of Statistics, Stanford University
"Tie-breaker Designs"

MONDAY, March 27, 2023, at 4:30 PM in Jones 303, 5747 S. Ellis Ave
YUTING WEI, Department of Statistics and Data Science, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
"A Non-asymptotic Framework for Approximate Message Passing Algorithm"

MONDAY, April 3, 2023, at 4:30 PM in Jones 303, 5747 S. Ellis Ave
MOLLY OFFER-WESTORT, Department of Political Science, University of Chicago
"TBA"

MONDAY, April 10, 2023, at 4:30 PM in Jones 303, 5747 S. Ellis Ave
LARS PETER HANSEN, Department of Statistics, University of Chicago/Department of Economics, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
"TBA"

MONDAY, April 17, 2023, at 4:30 PM in Jones 303, 5747 S. Ellis Ave
RUODU WANG, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo
"TBA"

MONDAY, April 24, 2023, at 4:30 PM in Jones 303, 5747 S. Ellis Ave
XIHONG LIN, Department of Biostatistics, Harvard University
Ensemble methods for testing a global null with applications to whole genome sequencing studies

MONDAY, May 1, 2023, at 4:30 PM in Jones 303, 5747 S. Ellis Ave
Bahadur Memorial Lectures
SARA VAN DE GEER, Department of Mathematics, ETH Zürich
"TBA"

THURSDAY, May 4, 2023, location and time TBA
Bahadur Memorial Lectures
SARA VAN DE GEER, Department of Mathematics, ETH Zürich
"TBA"

MONDAY, May 8, 2023, at 4:30 PM in Jones 303, 5747 S. Ellis Ave
JOHANNES SCHMIDT-HIEBER, Department of Statistics, University of Twente
"TBA"

MONDAY, May 15, 2023, at 4:30 PM in Jones 303, 5747 S. Ellis Ave
PENG DING, Department of Statistics, University of California Berkeley
“Interpretable sensitivity analysis for the Baron–Kenny approach to mediation with unmeasured confounding”

THURSDAY, May 18, 2023, at 4:30 PM, in Kent 120, 1024 E. 58th Street
Billingsley Lectures on Probability
Reception following the lecture in Eckhart 209, 5734 S. University Ave 
RUSSELL LYONS, Department of Mathematics, Indiana University
"TBA"

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