STA 290 Seminars

Statistics Seminar Series

 

Upcoming seminars this academic year:

 

FALL 2019:

Fall Seminar Instructor: Prof. Miles Lopes

Location: MSB 1147, Colloquium Room. Held on Thursdays at 4:10pm (unless otherwise stated). 

Students who wish to register for STA 290 credit (1 unit; 2 units with instructor's permission) may use CRN 61074IMPORTANT: For the requirement for the obtaining 2 units of credit for STA 290, please contact Prof. Lopes.

  • Thur, Sept 26, 4:10pm: NO SEMINAR
  • Thur, Oct 3, 4:10pm:
    • Speaker: Regina Liu, Distinguished Professor, Statistics, Rutgers University
      • Title: “Prediction with Confidence – General Framework for Predictive Inference”
      • ABSTRACT
  • Thur, Oct 10, 4:10pm:
    • Speaker: Pantelis Loupos, UC Davis Graduate School of Management
      • Title: “Starting Cold: The Power of Social Networks in Predicting Non-Contractual Customer Behavior”
      • ABSTRACT
  • Thur, Oct 17, 4:10pm:
    • Speaker: Wenxin Zhou, Mathematics, UC San Diego
      • Title: “Smoothed Quantile Regression: Fast Computation, Bootstrap Inference and Nonconvex Regularization”
      • ABSTRACT
  • Thur, Oct 24, 4:10pm:
    • Speaker: Julie Novak, Netflix
      • Title: “Statistical Methodologies in Streaming Experimentation at Netflix”
      • ABSTRACT
  • Thur, Oct 31, 4:10pm:
    • Speaker: Xiaodong Li, Statistics, UC Davis
      • Title: "Spectral methods in networks: hierarchical structures and risk estimation"
      • ABSTRACT
  • Thur, Nov 7, 4:10pm:
    • Speaker: Thomas Strohmer, Mathematics, UC Davis
      • Title: "A rigorous framework for data clustering"
      • ABSTRACT
  • Thur, Nov 14, 4:10pm: 
    • Speaker: Dalia Ghanem, Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Davis
      • Title: “Causal Inference using Panel Data with Applications to Experimental and Environmental Economics”
      • ABSTRACT
  • Tue, Nov 19, 1:10pm:
    • Speaker: Sanjay Chaudhuri, Statistics, National University of Singapore
      • Title: "Empirical Likelihood Under Mis-specification: Degeneracies and Random Critical Points:
      • ABSTRACT
  • Thur, Nov 21, 4:10pm:
    • Speaker: Grace Yi, Computer Science Statistical and Actuarial Sciences, Western University
      • Title: “Making Sense of Noisy Data: Why and How?”
      • ABSTRACT
  • Tue, Nov 26, 4:10pm (Location: MSB 1143): Joint Statistic-Econometrics Colloquium
    • Speaker: Dimitris Politis, Distinguished Professor, Mathematics, UC San Diego
      • Title: "Model-free prediction and regression with an application to locally stationary time series"
      • ABSTRACT
  • Thur, Dec 5, 4:10pm:
    • Speaker: Krishna Balasubramanian, Statistics, UC Davis
      • Title: TBA
      • ABSTRACT

Please note: the Stat/Biostat Joint Seminar on Tuesday October 8 has been postponed.

ALL SEMINARS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Seminar speakers / titles / abstracts updated during quarter.

For seminar abstracts from previous quarters, please visit the Recent Seminar Abstract Library.

 

WINTER 2020:

Winter Seminar Instructor: Prof. Krishna Balasubramanian

Location: MSB 1147, Colloquium Room. Held on Thursdays at 4:10pm (unless otherwise stated). 

Students who wish to register for STA 290 credit (1 unit; 2 units with instructor's permission) may use CRN 74823IMPORTANT: For the requirement for the obtaining 2 units of credit for STA 290, please contact Prof. Balasubramanian.