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.

Summer 2016 

Date Time Location Degree Speaker Title / Abstract Link
Jun 02 10:30 ASB 10908 MSc Mengyun (Moninca) Li Analysis of Universal Life Insurance Cash Flows with Stochastic Asset Models
Jun 06 1:30 IRMACS Theatre PhD Jack Davis Analysis of Data in Network and Natural Language Formats
Jun 09 10:00 IRMACS Theatre MSc Moyan Mei A Goodness-of-fit Test for Semi-parametric Copula Models of Right-Censored Bivariate Survival Times
July 29 1:00 SC K9509 MSc William Ruth On Supervised and Unsupervised Discrimination
Aug 09 11:00 IRMACS Theatre MSc Sonja Surjanovic Using Computer Model Uncertainty to Inform the Design of Physical Experiments: An Application in Glaciology
Aug 18 10:30 IMACS Theatre PhD Andrew Henrey Statistical Learning Tools for Heteroskedastic Data

Spring 2016


Date Time Location Degree Speaker Title / Abstract Link
Jan 06 11:00 ASB 10908  MSc Dongmeng Liu Bayesian Profile Regression with Evaluation on Simulated Data

Fall 2016


Date Time Location Degree Speaker Title / Abstract Link
Nov 12 10:30 IRMACS Theatre PhD Huijing Wang Statistical inference under latent class models, with application to risk assessment in cancer survivorship studies
Dec 16 10:30 IRMACS Theatre PhD Harsha Perera Cricket Analytics
Dec 22 10:30 IRMACS Theatre PhD Audrey BĂ©liveau Data integration methods for studying animal population dynamics