Taraneh Abarin, Ph.D. (2009)
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Dr. Abarin received a B.Sc. in Statistics from Shiraz University in Iran in 1992. After spending another couple of years at the same university, she received her Master's degree in Statistics. She joined the Statistical Center of Iran (SCI) in 1995 and became a statistician, a senior statisician, a deputy director, and acted as a director. During over 9 years of work at the SCI, she participated in designing and planning many sampling surveys and three national Censuses, developing the national input-output tables, consulting researchers, and training many statisticians and graduate students. In 2004 she moved to Canada to do her PhD, also in Statistics, at the University of Manitoba. After finishing her degree, she went to Toronto to work as a postdoctoral fellow research at Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, at Mount Sinai Hospital. She joined the Department of Mathematics and Statistics in St. John's in July 2011, as an assistant professor.

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Important Dates

January 21: Course Add Date - the last date to add a course in the revision period for Winter term and Winter/Summer term courses

January 21: Deadline to Apply Online to Graduate for Spring 2019 (most students)

Upcoming Seminars

Statistics seminar: Erfanul Hoque: “Random effects covariance matrix modeling for longitudinal data with covariates measurement error” — Thursday, January 24 at 2:45 p.m., P230 Duff Roblin.

Statistics seminar: Shirley E. Mills: “Data Analytics and its Application to the World of Sports” — Wednesday, January 30 at 2:45 p.m., 262 E3 EITC.

Statistics seminar: Yang Wang: “Deep Learning: An Introduction and Recent Advances” — Thursday, February 7 at 2:45 p.m., P230 Duff Roblin.

Statistics seminar: Aleeza Gerstein: “TBA” — Thursday, February 14 at 2:45 p.m., P230 Duff Roblin.

Where are they now?

Taraneh Abarin, Ph.D. (2009)

Lesley Crisostomo Alagar, M.Sc. (2006)