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.

SPRING 2016

Date Time Locations Speaker Title
 

January

15 1:30 ASB 10900 Hui Xie - Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, SFU A Scalable Approach to Measuring the Impact of Nonignorable Nonresponse with An Application to EMA Data
22 1:30 ASB 10900 Ben Haaland - Assistant Professor,  Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering, Georgia Tech Computationally efficient approximation of large-scale and high-dimensional simulations
29 1:30 ASB 10900 Jason Loeppky - Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, University of British Columbia Okanagan A New Look at Statistical Invariance

February

*03 Wed 1:30 ASB 10900 Jochen Brumm, Ph.D. - Senior Statistical Scientist, Genentech Statistics in Drug Development: A Personal Perspective
05 1:30 ASB 10900 Rob Deardon - Associate Professor, University of Calgary Approximate Bayesian inference for large-scale epidemic models
19 1:30 ASB 10900    
26 1:30 ASB 10900 Peter Qian - Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison Some Statistical Aspects of Uncertainty Quantification

March

04 1:30 ASB 10900 Paul McNicholas - Professor, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, McMaster University TBD
11 1:30 ASB 10900 John Braun - Professor, Department of Statistcs, University of British Columbia Okanagan TBD
18 1:30 ASB 10900 Kerby Shedden - Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Michigan TBD

April

01 1:30 ASB 10900 Sallie Keller - Director and Professor, Department of Statistics, Virginia Tech TBD
08 1:30 ASB 10900    

FALL 2015

Date Time Locations Speaker Title
 

September

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
 

October

02

1:30

ASB 10900 Yuling Zhou - FCAS, FCIA, Associate Manger, Actuarial Services,  BCAA
Theory to Business Success 
09

1:30

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

Functional Data Analysis in Physical Activity Studies

16

1:30

ASB 10900 Charles Manty - PBI Actuarial Consultants
Keeping Pension Plans Healthy with Stochastic Projections
23

1:30

ASB 10900

Mathieu Gerber - PDF Harvard University

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

November

06

1:30 ASB 10900 Michael Grosskopf - PhD student, Department of Statistics & Actuarial Science, SFU Aligning replicate time series for cyber-physical network intrusion detection
27

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