M.Sc. and Ph.D. Thesis Defences

This is the schedule for upcoming and recent thesis defences from graduate students in the SFU Statistics and Actuarial Science department.

Fall 2016

Date Time Location Degree Speaker Title / Abstract Link
Dec. 02 2:00 K9509 MSc Lidan (Lucy) Zhang A multi-state model for a life insurance product with integrated health rewards program
Dec 08 1:00 K9509 PhD Rajitha Silva Sports Analytics
Dec. 09 1:30 ASB 10900 MSc Thilini Surendra Marginal Loglinear Models for Three Multiple-Response Categorical Variables
Dec 14 1:30 ASB 10900 MSc Khalif Halani Sparse Reduced Rank Regression with Covariance Estimation – An Application 
Dec. 15 1:00 K9509 MSc Yang Bai IBNR claims reserving using INAR processes
Dec. 15 2:00 K9509 MSc Jenny Chen Defaultable Catastrophe Bonds with Doubly Stochastic Poisson Losses and Liquidity Risk
Dec 16 1:30 K9509 MSc Jiying Wen Penalized Logistic Regression in Case-Control Studies
Dec 19 11:00 K9509 MSc Gerald Smith A SHOT QUALITY ADJUSTED PLUS-MINUS FOR THE NHL