M.Sc. and Ph.D. Defences

This is the schedule of upcoming defences for graduate students in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science department.

Fall 2020

Remote defences are being held due to Covid-19, if you wish to attend any defence remotely please email statgrad at sfu.ca.

Date Time Location Degree Speaker Title / Abstract Link


1pm (PST)   Remote MSc Cherie Ng A Flexible Group Benefits Framework for Pricing Deposit Rates.
25 2.30pm (PST) Remote MSc James Thomson Contextual Batting and Bowling in Limited Overs Cricket


16 1pm (PST) Remote MSc Dylan Maciel
Systematic Comparison of Designsand Emulators for Computer Experiments Using a Library of Test Functions
17 10am (PST) Remote MSc Renny Doig
Efficient Bayesian parameter inference for COVID-19 transmission models