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

Statistics Seminars in 2016

**Thursday, December 1**-
**Zahra Moussavi**(University of Manitoba, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering): “Breathing sounds analysis during wakefulness to predict obstructive sleep apnea” **Friday, November 25**-
**Bill Leslie**(University of Manitoba, Departments of Medicine and Radiology): “(CANCELLED)” **Friday, November 18**-
**Narayanaswamy Balakrishnan**(McMaster University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics): “Exact nonparametric inference for reliability in multi-sample situation: New wine in an old bottle (CANCELLED))” **Thursday, November 10**-
**Alexander de Leon**(University of Calgary, Department of Mathematics and Statistics): “Analysis of multivariate non-Gaussian data via Gaussian copula distributions and Gaussian copula mixed models (CANCELLED)” **Thursday, November 3**-
**Depeng Jiang**(University of Manitoba, Department of Community Health Sciences): “Statistical Methods for Modeling Unknown Transition Points (CANCELLED)” **Thursday, October 27**-
**Alexander Paseka**(University of Manitoba, Asper School of Business): “Bond Valuation: A Review of Recent Methods and Advances” **Thursday, October 20**-
**Svetlana Frenkel**(University of Manitoba, Department of Biochemistry and Medical Genetics): “Organizational heterogeneity of human genome: linguistic-like method of analysis” **Thursday, October 13**-
**Aerambamoorthy Thavaneswaran**(University of Manitoba, Department of Statistics): “Random coefficient time series models and inference using estimating functions” **Thursday, September 15**-
**Mohammad Jafari-Jozani**(University of Manitoba, Department of Statistics): “Constrained Bayes method for estimating an ensemble of parameters in an small area estimation problem with measurement error” **Friday, June 10**-
**Nathan Tintle**(Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science; Dordt College): “Teaching the Statistical Investigation Process with Simulation-Based Inference to Improve Statistical Thinking” **Wednesday, June 8**-
**Geneviève Lefebvre**(Département de Mathématiques, Université du Québec à Montréal): “A Bayesian Finite Mixture of Bivariate Regressions Model for Causal Mediation Analyses” **Thursday, April 7**-
**Alexandre Bouchard-Côté**(Department of Statistics, University of British Columbia): “Monte Carlo without rejection” **Thursday, March 31**-
**Tim Swartz**(Department of Statistics and Actuarial Sciences, Simon Fraser University): “Recent Work in Twenty20 Cricket Analytics” **Thursday, March 24**-
**Martin Lysy**(Department of Statistics and Actuarial Sciences, University of Waterloo): “Stochastic Modeling of Observables in Nanoscopic Systems” **Thursday, March 17**-
**James C. Fu**(Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Large Sample Estimation and Higher Order Efficiency: Bayesian, Likelihood and Frequentist” **Thursday, March 10**-
**Jason Loeppky**(Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences, University of British Columbia, Okanagan): “Mythologies of Modern Statistics” **Thursday, February 25**-
**Elif Acar**(Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Conditional Copula Models for Right-Censored Clustered Event Time Data” **Friday, February 5**-
**Steven P. Lalley**(Department of Mathematics, University of Chicago): “Statistical Regularities of Geodesics on Negatively Curved Surfaces” **Thursday, January 28**-
**Elaheh Torkashvand**(Department of Statistics, University of Manitoba): “Pseudo-Empirical Bayes Estimation of Small Area Means Based on James-Stein Estimation in Linear Regression Models with Functional Measurement Error” **Friday, January 22**-
**John Petkau**(Department of Statistics, University of British Columbia): “MRI Lesion Based Sample Sizes for Clinical Trials in Multiple Sclerosis” **Thursday, January 21**-
**Longhai Li**(Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Saskatchewan): “Cross-validatory Model Comparison and Divergent Regions Detection using iIS and iWAIC for Disease Mapping”

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)