### Autumn Quarter 2022

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**TUESDAY, December 2, 2022, at 10:00 AM, via ZOOM**

Dissertation Proposal Presentation

YUHAN PHILIP LIU, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago

"Novel Frameworks for Change Point Analysis Under Irregular Conditions"

**THURSDAY, November 17, 2022, at 2:00 PM, via ZOOM**

Master's Thesis Presentation

CHENG PENG, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago

"LASSO-Driven Simultaneous Inference on High Dimensional Dependent Data"

**WEDNESDAY, November 16, 2022, at 1:30 PM**

Dissertation Proposal Presentation

JOONSUK KANG, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago

"Learning Meaningful Representations of Data with Empirical Bayes Methods"

**TUESDAY, November 8, 2022, at 2:00 PM, Jones 303**

Master's Thesis Presentation

WEISHI WANG, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago

"GAN-MC: a Variance Reduction Tool for Derivatives Pricing"

**MONDAY, November 7, 2022, at 11:00 AM, via ZOOM**

Master's Thesis Presentation

XUEQING WEI, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago

"Different Methods for Dynamic Extreme Value-at-Risk Estimation"

**MONDAY, October 31, 2022, at 11:00 AM, via ZOOM**

Master's Thesis Presentation

ZHUOYING HUANG, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago

"Mark to Market Value at Risk"

**THURSDAY, October 27, 2022, at 2:00 PM, via ZOOM**

Master's Thesis Presentation

XUAN LIN, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago

"An Application of Dynamic Asymmetric Exponential Power Distributions on Value-at-risk Estimation"

**WEDNESDAY, October 26, 2022, at 1:00 PM, via ZOOM**

Master's Thesis Presentation

ZEXUAN ZHANG, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago

"Prediction of Return at Different Stock Levels"

**THURSDAY, October 20, 2022, at 2:00 PM, via ZOOM**

Master's Thesis Presentation

JIANI SONG, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago

"Difference Approaches for VaR Estimation: Relative Performance in Three Emerging Asian Markets"

**THURSDAY, October 20, 2022, at 11:00 AM, via ZOOM**

Master's Thesis Presentation

MICHELLE LI, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago

"Trajectory Exploration and Inference for scRNA-seq Data on Whole versus Endpoints Only Trajectories"

**FRIDAY, October 14, 2022, at 4:30 PM, in Jones 226**

Master's Thesis Presentation

XIAOYU LEI, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago

"How to Get a Discrete Uniform Distribution From a Biased Coin?"

**WEDNESDAY, September 14, 2022, at 12:00 PM, in Jones 304**

Dissertation Presentation and Defense

ANDREW GOLDSTEIN, Department of Statistics, The University of Chicago

"A Variational Bayesian Approach for Combining Weak Learners into a Strong Learner in Regression Problems"