Statistics Seminars in 2017
Thursday, November 23
Miroslaw Pawlak (University of Manitoba, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering): “Nearest Neighbor Estimates for Nonlinear Time Series Systems”
Thursday, October 19
Francis Zwiers (University of Victoria, Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium): “Probable maximum precipitation estimation and uncertainty quantification using bivariate extreme value analysis”
Thursday, October 12
Zeinab Mashreghi (University of Winnipeg, Department of Mathematics and Statistics): “Resampling procedures in the presence of missing data applied to high entropy sampling designs”
Thursday, September 21
Naitee Ting (Boehringer-Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc., Department of Biostatistics and Data Sciences): “Design of Dose-Response Clinical Trials”
Thursday, April 20
Saumen Mandal (University of Manitoba, Department of Statistics): “Optimal designs for minimizing correlations among parameter estimators in a linear model”
Thursday, April 6
Eugene Huang (Emory University, Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics): “Restoration of Monotonicity Respecting in Dynamic Regression”
Thursday, March 30
Lei Sun (University of Toronto, Department of Statistical Sciences): “Testing a vector of parameters with applications to genetic association studies”
Thursday, March 23
Saman Muthukumarana (University of Manitoba, Department of Statistics): “Meta-analytic Methods using Dirichlet Process”
Thursday, March 16
Gregory Rice (University of Waterloo, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science): “Stationarity testing and break date estimation with functional time series”
Thursday, March 9
Elif Acar (University of Manitoba, Department of Statistics): “Dynamic vine copula models for multivariate time series data”
Thursday, February 9
Bill Leslie (University of Manitoba, Departments of Medicine and Radiology): “Complex Data Structures and Risk Prediction: Lies, Damned Lies...and Bone Density”
Thursday, February 2
Rui Zhou (University of Manitoba, Asper School of Business): “Evaluating Hedge Effectiveness for Longevity Annuities”
Wednesday, January 25
David Bellhouse (University of Western Ontario, Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences): “Consulting Then and Now”
Thursday, January 19
Noman Mohammed (University of Manitoba, Department of Computer Science): “Privacy and Security in the Age of Big Data”
Graduations

Congratulations to our October, 2018 graduates: Jenna Tichon (Ph.D.), Kanika Grover (M.Sc.), Mohammed Kamso (M.Sc.), Inesh Munaweera Arachchilage (M.Sc.), Joynob Siddiqua (M.Sc.), Shamsia Sobhan (M.Sc.).

Upcoming Exams

STAT 2220 A01 Midterm
Wednesday, October 24 at 5:30 p.m.

STAT 1000 Midterm
Monday, October 29 at 5:30 p.m.

Upcoming Seminars

Statistics seminar: Julien Arino: “Duration of the "stochastic" phase of an epidemic” — Thursday, October 25 at 2:45 p.m., P230 Duff Roblin.

Statistics seminar: Linglong Kong: “Optimal Smooth Approximation for Quantile Matrix Factorization” — Thursday, November 1 at 2:45 p.m..

Statistics seminar: Jenna Tichon: “Creating Student Centered Activities in the Lab and Classroom: BOPPPS and the Creation of STAT 1150” — Thursday, November 8 at 2:45 p.m., P230 Duff Roblin.

Statistics seminar: Erfan Houqe: “Random effects covariance matrix modeling for longitudinal data with covariates measurement error” — Thursday, November 22 at 2:45 p.m., P230 Duff Roblin.

Where are they now?

Melody Ghahramani, Ph.D (2007)

Robert Platt, M.Sc. (1993)