Congratulations to our October, 2017 graduate: Bo Yun Min (M.Sc.).

Statistics Seminars in 2007

**Wednesday, December 5**-
**John Brewster**(Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Convexity, Jensen's Inequality and Benefits of Noisy Mechanical Ventilation” **Wednesday, November 21**-
**A. Thavaneswaran**(Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Forecasting and Filtering for Volatility Models” **Wednesday, November 21**-
**Xikui Wang**(Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Dynamic Pricing in the Face of Unknown Demands” **Wednesday, November 14**-
**Brad Johnson**(Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “A Large Deviation Approximation for the Number of i.i.d. Samples Required to Observe all of the Balls in a Box” **Wednesday, November 14**-
**Alexandre Leblanc**(Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Weierstrass, Bernstein, Kantorovitch and the Estimation of Distribution and Density Functions” **Tuesday, October 30**-
**Liqun Wang**(Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba (joint with IIMS)): “First Passage Time Distributions for Diffusion Processes and Time-Dependent Barriers” **Friday, October 26**-
**N. Balakrishnam**(McMaster University): “Permanents, Order-Statistics, Outliers and Robustness” **Wednesday, August 22**-
**Deli Li**(Department of Mathematical Sciences, Lakehead University): “Some Weak Limit Theorems for the Largest Entries of Sample Correlation Matrices” **Monday, July 23**-
**John Brewster**(Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “On Frequentist and Bayesian Approaches to Inference in Industrial Split-Plot Screening Experiments” **Monday, April 9**-
**Lijian Yan**(Department of Statistics and Probability, Michigan State University ): “Bandwidths, B-spline, Knots, Nadaraya-Watson Estimator, Nonparametric Regression” **Monday, April 2**-
**Edit Gombay**(Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Alberta): “Sequential Methods” **Thursday, March 29**-
**John Braun**(Department of Statistics and Actuarial Sciences, University of Western Ontario): “Local Likelihood Density Estimation for Interval Censored Data” **Wednesday, March 14**-
**Gary Wang**(Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, University of Manitoba): “Optimization Methods in Support Of Modern Engineering Design ” **Thursday, February 1**-
**David Stanford**(Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences University of Western Ontario): “Organ Transplant Queues”

Graduations

Congratulations to our October, 2017 graduate: Bo Yun Min (M.Sc.).

Upcoming Exams

**
STAT 1000
Midterm
**

Monday, October 30
at
5:30 p.m.

**
STAT 2000
Midterm
**

Wednesday, November 1
at
5:30 p.m.

Upcoming Seminars

PIMS lecture:
**Melania Alvarez** —
Thursday, October 26 at 4 p.m.,
Robert Schultz Theatre.

Statistics seminar:
**Paul Gustafson** —
Thursday, November 9 at 2:45 p.m.,
301 Biological Sciences.

Statistics seminar:
**Miroslaw Pavlak** —
Thursday, November 23 at 2:45 p.m.,
301 Biological Sciences.

PIMS lecture:
**Anthony Bonato** —
Thursday, November 30 at 4 p.m.,
Robert Schultz Theatre.

Where are they now?

Robert I. Rollwagen, M.Sc (1974)

You Liang, Ph.D. (2015)