Congratulations to our May, 2017 graduate: Dianwei Huang (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 May, 2017 graduate: Dianwei Huang (M.Sc.).

Important Date

June 5 – June 9: Convocation

News

Upcoming Exams

**
STAT 1000
A01
Midterm
**

Wednesday, May 24
at
8:30 a.m.

**
STAT 1000
A02
Midterm
**

Wednesday, May 24
at
5:00 p.m.

Where are they now?

Chel Hee Lee, M.Sc. (2009)

Leo Odongo, Ph.D. (1993)