2021 Spring Seminars

Self-regularizing Property of Nonparametric Maximum Likelihood Estimator in Mixture Models
Professor Yihong Wu -- Yale University

Rates of Approximation for CLT and Bootstrap in High Dimensions
Professor Miles Lopes-- University of California, Davis

High-dimensional Regression and Dictionary Learning: Some Recent Advances for Tensor Data
Professor Waheed U. Bajwa-- Rutgers University

Conformal Inference of Counterfactuals and Individual Treatment Effects
Dr. Lihua Lei--Stanford University--Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Global Testing Against Sparse Alternatives under Ising Models
Professor Rajarshi Mukherjee--Harvard University--Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Adaptive Estimation in Multivariate Response Aggression with Hidden Variables
Professor Yang Ning--Cornell University--Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Statistical Inference for high dimensional principal components
Professor Xiuca Ding--UC Davis--Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Minimum-Norm Interpolation in Statistical Learning: New Phenomena in High Dimensions
Professor Tengyuan Liang--University of Chicago--Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Prepivoting in Finite Population Causal Inference
Professor Colin Fogarty--MIT--Wednesday, March 24, 2021

The partial liner model (PLM) from semiparametric to modern ramifications
Professor Ya'acov Ritov--University of Michigan, Ann Arbor--Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Change-point detection for COVID-19 time series via self-normalization
Professor Xiaofeng Shao--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign--Wednesday, April 7, 2021

The Confidence Interval Method for Selection Valid Instrumental Variables
Professor Frank Windmeijer--University of Oxford--Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Latest News

Congratulations to the following Professors on their promotions
John Kolassa, Distinguished Professor
Harry Crane, Full Professor
Zijian Guo, Associate Professor

Professor Qiyang Han received a NSF Career award

Professor Zijian Guo was awarded a grant from the Harvard School of Public Health

Professor Ruobin Gong was awarded an Alfred P Sloan Foundation grant

Professor Ying Hung elected IMS Fellow for fundamental contributions to design, statistical analysis, and uncertainty quantification of computer experiments with applications in cell biology

Ama Ampadu Kissi, First-year PhD student received the prestigious Society of Actuaries (SOA) James C. Hickman Scholar Doctoral fellowship award

Congratulations to all our awardees!