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

Statistics Seminars in 2008

**Tuesday, December 16**-
**Yi Eva Hua**(Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Optimal Investment and Consumption Problems with Hidden Markov and Regime Switching Models” **Thursday, December 4**-
**Peter Loly**(Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Manitoba): “Magical Squares and Some Statistical Issues” **Friday, November 28**-
**N. Balakrishnan**(Department of Mathematics & Statistics, McMaster University): “Over/Under-Dispersed Poisson Distributions and Processes” **Thursday, November 27**-
**Larry Weldon**(Department of Statistics & Actuarial Science, Simon Fraser University): “Some Simple, Useful, But Seldom Taught Statistical Techniques” **Thursday, November 20**-
**Llwellyn Armstrong**(Ducks Unlimited Canada, Oak Hammock Marsh): “A Statistician Braving the Wilds” **Tuesday, November 18**-
**Taraneh Abarin**(Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Second-Order Least Squares Estimation in Regression Models, with Applications to Measurement Error Problems” **Thursday, November 13**-
**John Braun**(Department of Statistical & Actuarial Sciences, University of Western Ontario): “Fitting a Stochastic Fire Spread Model to Data” **Wednesday, October 29**-
**Miao Mandy Zhang**(Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Optimal Semi-Foldover Plans for Two-Level Fractional Factorial Designs” **Friday, August 22**-
**Qi Er Angela Tan**(Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Waiting Time to Health Services” **Thursday, August 21**-
**Hui Chen**(Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Analysis of Variance Tests for Exponentiality of Two Distributions: Complete and Censored Samples” **Monday, August 11**-
**See Tong Chris Lim**(Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Generalized Autoregressive Conditional Heteroscedastic Modeling in Finance: Inferences from Stock Prices” **Friday, August 8**-
**Bo Wang**(Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Optimal Foldover Plans for Two-Level Fractional Factorial Designs” **Monday, May 5**-
**Peter X. Song**(Department of Biostatistics University of Michigan): “Composite Likelihood Approach to Gene Network Construction” **Thursday, April 3**-
**Feiyue Wang**(Department of Environment & Geography & Department of Chemistry, University of Manitoba): “Environmetrics: Some Challenges and Opportunities” **Thursday, March 27**-
**Klaus Pötzelberger**(University of Economics and Business Administration Vienna): “Estimating Boundary Crossing Probabilities for Diffusion Processes by Adaptive Control Variables” **Thursday, March 13**-
**James Fu**(Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Large Sample Point Estimation & Higher Order Asymptotic Efficiency” **Friday, February 29**-
**M. G. Bickis**(University of Saskatchewan): “Predicting the Next Pandemic: An Exercise in Imprecise Hazards”

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)