Past Department Seminars

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Fall 2017 Departmental Seminars

Monday, August 28 - Welcome Seminar, Don Estep Colorado State University

Monday, September 11 - Radu Herbei, Ohio State University

Monday, September 25 - Megan Higgs, Neptune Inc.

Monday, October 9 - Zhao Ren, University of Pittsburgh

Monday, October 16 - Dorit Hammerling, NCAR

Monday, November 6 - Leah Johnson, VT

Monday, November 27 - Damian Wandler, Oracle

Monday, December 4 - Ruth Hummel, JMP Statistics Seminar Flyer - JMP Workshop


Spring 2017 Department Seminars

Monday, March 27 - Ben Shaby, Penn State University

Monday, April 3 - Aaron Clauset, University of Colorado *Please note that this seminar will be at 3:30pm instead of the typical 4pm time

Friday, April 14 - Doug Nychka, NCAR *Please note this seminar will be held at noon, not 4pm

Monday, April 17 - Norm Buchanan, Colorado State University

Monday, April 24 - Dan Cooley, Colorado State University

Monday, May 1 - Department Awards



Fall 2016 Department Seminars

Monday, August 22 - First week of School

Monday, August 29 - Welcome Seminar

Monday, September 12 - Hui Zou, School of Statistics, University of MInnesota

Monday, September 19 - Brian Reich, NCSU

Friday, September 23 - Yihui Xie, R Studio

Tuesday, September 27 - Mei Yin Mathematics, University of Denver

Monday, October 3 - Wen-xin Zhou, ORFE, Princeton

Monday, October 10 - Sam Shen, Mathematics and Statistics, San Diego State University

Monday, October 17 - Mevin Hooten, Statistics and Wild Life, CSU

Monday, October 24 - Carlos Martins-Filho, Economics, UC Boulder

Monday, October 31 - James Wilson, Mathematics and Statistics, University of San Francisco

Monday, November 7 - Songxi Chen, Statistics, ISU; GuangHua PKU

Monday, November 14 - Gregory Rice, Statistics and Actuarial Science, Waterloo University

Monday, December 5 - Debashis Ghosh, Biostatistics, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus


Fall 2015 Department Seminars

Monday, August 21 - Department Welcome Seminar

Monday, September 14 - Hongzhe Li, University of Pennsylvania

Monday, September 21 - Hao Chen, Univeristy of California Davis

Monday, September 28 - Emeric Thibaud, Colorado State University

Monday, October 5 - Tomasz Gorecki, Colorado State University

Monday, October 12 - Gunnar Martinsson, Colorado University

Monday, October 19 - Aaron Porter, Colorado School of Mines

Monday, October 26- TBA

Monday, November 2 - William Kleiber, University of Colorado

Monday, November 9 - Zaid Abdo, Immunology and Pathology CSU

Monday, November 16 - Zheng Tracy Ke, University of Chicago

Monday, November 30 - Naitee Ting, Boehringer-Ingelheim

Monday, December 7 - Lance Waller, Emory University

Friday, December 11 - Jarad Niemi, Iowa State Univeristy


Spring 2015 Department Seminars

Monday, January 26 - Stephen Becker, University of Colorado, Boulder; Applied Mathematics Department

Monday, February 2 - Asa Ben Hur, Colorado State University, Computer Science Department

Monday, February 23 - Tianyang Wang, Colorado State University, Business School

Monday, March 2 - Graduate Student Poster Session

Monday, March 9 - Dancsi Percival, Google

Monday, March 23 - Lan Wang, University of Minnesota, Statistics Department

Monday, March 30 -  Bailey Fosdick, Colorado State University, Statistics Department

Monday, April 13 - Dave Higdon, Virgina Tech

Monday, April 20 - Tyler McCormick, University of Washington, Statistics Department

Monday, April 27 - Departmental Awards

Monday, May 4 - Hsin-wen Chang, Columbia University, Biostatistics Department


Fall 2014 Department Seminars

Thursday, August 14 - Goran Kauermann, Ludwig-Maximillians-University Munich

Monday, August 25 -  Department Introductions (everyone please attend)

Monday, September 1 - Labor Day Holiday (no seminar)

Monday, September 8 -  Graybill conference (no seminar)

Monday, September 22 - Wen Zhou, Colorado State University

Monday, September 29 - Zhengjun Zhang, UW - Madison

Monday, October 6 - Uschi Mueller, TAMU

Friday, October 17 - 12 pm, Dallas Johnson, Kansas State University (Emeritus)

Monday, October 20 - Murray Aitkin and David Fox, University of Melbourne

Monday, October 27 - Peter McCullagh, University of Chicago

Monday, November 3 - Stacey Alexeef, NCAR

Monday, November 10 - Cancelled

Monday, November 24 - No Seminar Scheduled (Thanksgiving Week)

Monday, December 8 -  Oksana Chkrebtii, Ohio State University


Spring 2014 Department Seminars

Monday, February 24 - Burt Simon, CU Denver

Monday, March 3 - Department Graduate students (for dept visit day)

Monday, March 10 - Imbi Traat, University of Tartu (Estonia)

Monday, March 24 - Dave Otis, formerly  U.S. Geological Survey

Monday, March 31 - Barbara Bailey. UCSD (tentative)

Monday,April 7 - Myung Hee Lee, Colorado State University

Monday, April 14 - Dorit Hamerling, NCAR

Monday, April 21 - Paul Black, Neptune and Company

Monday, April 28 - Mandy Hering, Colorado School of Mines

Monday, May 5 - Departmental Awards


Former Seminars

Monday, February 17, 2014- "A Non-Parametric Entropy Based Approach to Detect Changes in Climate Extremes (Joint Work with A. Guillou and T. Riestch)" Philippe Naveau, Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et l'Environnement

Monday, November 18, 2013- Gary Gadbury, Kansas State University

Monday, November 11, 2013- Jem Corcoran, University of Colorado, Boulder

Monday, October 28, 2013- Chunmin Zhang - University of Wisconsin

Monday, October 21, 2013- Ander Wilson, NCSU

Monday, October 14, 2013- Ieda Pscheidt, University of Bonn

Monday, October 7, 2013- Aaron Christ, Alaska Department of Fish and Game

Monday, September 30, 2013- Itai Gurvich, Northwestern University

Monday, September 23, 2013- "Augmented and Case-Specific Random Forests" Daniel Nettleton, Iowa State University

Monday, August 26, 2013- Welcome Seminar

Monday, November 12, 2012 "Spatio-Temporal Analysis for Bird Migration Phenology" Ali Arab, Georgetown University

Monday, November 5, 2012 SOARS Poster Session, CSU Statistics Graduate Students

Monday, October 29, 2012 "Some Perspectives on Working for a Statistical Consulting Company" Lyman McDonald, WEST, Inc.

Monday, October 22, 2012 "Adaptive Squential Posterior Simulators for Massively Parallel Computing Environments" John Geweke, University of Technology, Sydney

Monday, October 15, 2012 "Missing Observations in Time Series Data with Applications to Building Systems Monitors" Ryan Elmore, National Renewable Energy Lab

Monday, October 8, 2012 "A Bayesian Climate Ensemble, Uncertainty, and Variability in Annual Temperature Profiles" Tammy Greasby, National Center for Atmospheric Research

Monday, October 1, 2012 "Emerging at the Right Time, Stopping at the Right Place, and Scaling Up the Right Way: Phenology and Differential Motility Describe Patterns of Bark Beetle Outbreak" Jim Powell, Utah State University

Monday, September 24, 2012 "Dynamic Scheduling of a GI/GI/1+GI Queue with Multiple Customer Classes" Amy Ward, University of Southern California

Monday, September 17, 2012 "Appling a Non-Intrusive Measure Theoretic Inverse Analysis to Storm Surge" Troy Butler, Colorado State University

Monday, September 10, 2012 "Limits of Transient Detection in Mixed-Resolution Image Analysis" Darren Homrighausen, Colorado State University

Monday, August 27, 2012 Jean Opsomer, Colorado State University

Monday, August 20, 2012 "Posterior Exploration for Computationally Intensive Forward Models" Shane Reese, Brigham Young University

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 "Bias Correction for the Estimation of Proportions Using Group Testing" Graham Hepworth, University of Melbourne

Monday, April 16, 2012 "Inference for Optimal Dynamic Treatment Regimes Using an Adaptive m-out-of-n Bootstrap Scheme" Bibhas Chakraborty, Columbia University

Monday, April 9, 2012 "Design of Dose Response Clinical Trails" Naitee Ting, Boehringer- Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Monday, April 2, 2012 "Cooperative Spectrum Sensing- Diversity and Error Exponent Analyses" Liuqing Yang, Colorado State University

Monday, March 26, 2012 "Emulating and Calibrating the Lyon-Fedder-Mobarry Magnetosphere-Ionosphere Coupled Computer Model using Predictive Processes" Matt Heaton, The National Center for Atmospheric Research

Monday, March 5, 2012 "Object Oriented Data Analysis of Tree-Structured Data Objects" Steve Marron, University of North Carolina

Monday, January 30, 2012 "Statistical Estimation in Modern Astronomy: Repeated Inverse Problems and Fuctional Interpolation" Darren Homrighausen, Carnegie Mellon University

Monday, January 23, 2012 "Penalized Empirical Likelihood and Growing Dimensional General Estimating Equations" Cheng Yong Tang, National University of Singapore

Thursday, January 19, 2012 "Computer Model Calibration with High and Low Fidelity Model Output for Spatio-Temporal Data" William Kleiber, The National Center for Atmospheric Research

Monday ,December 5, 2011 "Functional Generalized Additive Models" David Ruppert, Cornell University

Monday, November 28, 2011 "Sensitivity Analysis for Diffusion Processes Constrained to an Orthant" Ton Dieker, Georgia Tech University

Monday, November 14, 2011 "Currency Jumps, Cojumps and Trading Profits: Role of Macroeconomic Announcements" Hong Miao, Colorado State University

Monday, November 7, 2011 "Parameter Estimation for Fractional Ornstein-Uhlenbeck Processes with Discrete Observations" Yaozhong Hu, University of Kansas

Monday, October 24, 2011 "Self-Normalization for Time Series" Xiaofeng Shao, University of Illinois

Monday, October 17, 2011 "High Order Conditional Quantile Estimation based on Nonparametric Models of Regression" Carlos Martins-Filho, University of Colorado-Boulder

Monday, October 3, 2011 "Multiple Gaussian Graphical Models with Joint Sparsity and its Application to Pathway Enrichment Anaylysis" Hyonho Chun, Purdue University

Monday, September 26, 2011 "Bayesian Modeling of Smoking Exposure During Pregnancy" Vanja Dukic, University of Colorado- Boulder

Monday, September 19, 2011 "Unimodal Density Estimation with Application to Robust Regression" Mary Meyer, Colorado State University

Monday, June 27, 2011 "Model Selection in Sampling and Generalized Kernel Smoothing" Zonglin He, STAT-PHD Candidate Prelim Exam, Colorado State University

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 "Improved Estimation for Complex Surveys Using Modern Regression Techniques" Kelly McConville, STAT- PHD Candidate, Colorado State University

Wednesday, June 8, 2011 "Use of Aerial Photography to Predict FIA Estimates" Thomas Jackson, STAT-MS Candidate, Colorado State University

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 "Stratification Design Assessment for Waterfowl Production Surveys on Tetlin National Wildlife Refuge" Jonathan Greenberg, STAT-MS Candidate, Colorado State University

Monday, May 2, 2011 "The U.S. Veterans Administration: Opportunities and Resources for Statisticians" Robert A. Lew, Clinical Trials Statistician, Boston, MA

Monday, April 25, 2011 "Statistical Methods for Modeling Time Series of Hormone Data"Nichole E. Carlson, Department of Biostatistics & Informatics, Univeristy of Colorado-Denver

Monday, April 18, 2011 "UPS Delivers Optimal Phase Diagram for High Dimensional Variable Selection" Jiashun Jin, Carnegie Mellon University

Monday, April 11, 2011 "Inference on treatment effects from a randomized clinical trial in the presence of premature treatment discontinuation: The SYNERGY trial" Marie Davidian, NC State University

Monday, April 4, 2011 "Threshold estimation based on a $P$-value framework in Dose--Response and Regression Settings" Mouli Banerjee, University of Michigan

Monday, March 28, 2011 "Predicting Motifs Using Multiple Species Regression Models" Katerina Kechris, Biostatistics and Informatics, UC-Denver

Monday, March 21, 2011 "Quadratic forms of Markov Chains with applications" Yves Atchade, University of Michigan

Monday, February 28, 2011 "Doeblin's ergodicity coefficient: lower-complexity approximation of occupancy distributions" Manuel Lladser, UC-Boulder

Monday, February 21, 2011 "A non-intrusive propagation of uncertainty based on sparse approximations" Alireza Doostan, Aerospace Engineering Sciences, UC-Boulder

Friday, February 18, 2011 "Distribution Estimation in Mixed Samples" Yanyuan Ma, Department of Statistics, Texas A & M University

Friday, February 4, 2011 "Functional Boxplots for Complex Data Visualization" Marc Genton, Department of Statistics, Texas A & M University

Thursday, February 3, 2011 "Preliminary Examination" Daniel Hernandez-Stumpfhauser, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University

Thursday, January 27, 2011 "Geostatistical Model Averaging for Locally Calibrated Probabilistic Quantitative Precipitation Forecasting" Will Kleiber, NCAR, Boulder, Colorado

Monday, January 24, 2011 "Quantitative Trait Loci Mapping with Differential Equation Models" Jiguo Cao, Department of Statistics & Actuarial Science, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada

Wednesday, January 19, 2011 "Estimation of the mean function and the principal components of spatially distributed functional data" Piotr Kokoszka, Utah State University



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