Departmental Seminar Series

Seminars will be held in IRMACS Theatre in the Applied Sciences Building (ASB 10900) at 1:30pm(unless otherwise noted*).

Refreshments will be served at IRMACS Atrium 15 minutes prior to the seminar.

If seminars are held in K9509, then refreshments will be served in K9509 15 minutes prior to the seminar.

FALL 2015

Date Time Locations Speaker Title


18 1:30 ASB 10900

1.) Wayne Wang - VPR USRA Recipient

2.) Nathan Esau - NSERC USRA Recipient

3.) Hongshi (Jenny) Li -VPR USRA Recipient

4.) Yifan (Lucas) Wu - VPR USRA Recipient

5.) Philippa Swartz - NERSC USRA Recipient

1.) Quality control and imputation of genomic data from the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative

2.) Intergenerational Equity in Pension Plans 

3.) Statistical Analysis of Damage Caused by Atlantic Hurricane Landfalls in US

4.) Home Field Advantage in the MLS

5.)Quality of Pitches in Major League Baseball

25 1:30 ASB 10900 Jiguo Cao - Associate Professor, Department of Statistics & Actuarial Science, SFU Estimating time-varying gene regulation network




ASB 10900 Yuling Zhou - FCAS, FCIA, Associate Manger, Actuarial Services,  BCAA
Theory to Business Success 


ASB 10900 Haocheng Li - Assistant Professor, Department of Oncology, University of Calgary

Functional Data Analysis in Physical Activity Studies



ASB 10900 Charles Manty - PBI Actuarial Consultants
Keeping Pension Plans Healthy with Stochastic Projections


ASB 10900

Mathieu Gerber - PDF Harvard University

Sequential quasi-Monte Carlo
30 1:30 ASB 10900 Chris Carleton - SFU Archaeiology Complications in analytical archaeology



1:30 ASB 10900 Michael Grosskopf - PhD student, Department of Statistics & Actuarial Science, SFU Aligning replicate time series for cyber-physical network intrusion detection

1:30 ASB 10900 Elena Popovici - Senior Scientist, Phd, at Icosystem Small Data, Rich Data: Exploratory Analysis and Visualization