Departmental Seminar Series

Seminars will be held in IRMACS Theatre in the Applied Sciences Building (ASB 10900) at 1:30pm(unless otherwise noted*).

Refreshments will be served at IRMACS Atrium 15 minutes prior to the seminar.

If seminars are held in K9509, then refreshments will be served in K9509 15 minutes prior to the seminar.

2016-2017 Seminar Series

FALL 2016

Date  Time Locations Speaker  Title
 

September

09 *2:30 IRMACS Gord Willmot - Professor, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo Remarks on nonhomogeneous birth process claim count models
23 1:30 IRMACS Vinayak Rao - Assitant Professor, Department of Statistics, Purdue University Path and parameter inference for Markov jump processes
30 1:30 IRMACS Debashis Mondal - Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Oregon State University Hamiltonian Monte Carlo sampling in Bayesian empirical likelihood computation

October

07 1:30  IRMACS Arnie Bhadury - Data Scientist at Flipboard Topic Models - Simple, Modular and Effective !
14 1:30 IRMACS Yue Wang - Associate Professor, Department of Linguistics, Simon Fraser University Quantifying speech production and perception in different communication contexts
21 1:30 IMACS Farouk Nathoo - Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, University of Victoria A Bayesian Group Sparse Multi-Task Regression Model for Imaging Genetics
28 1:30  IRMACS Martin Andresen - Professor, School of Criminology, Simon Fraser University Crime, statistics, and crime statistics: searching for patterns with the aim of prevention

November

04 1:30 IRMACS Giles Hooker - Associate Professor, Department of Biology Statistics and Computational Biology, Cornell University Decision Trees and CLT's: Inference and Machine Learning
18 1:30 ASB 10900 Mirza Faisal Beg - Professor, School of Engineering and Assoiate Dean, Faculty of Applied Science, SFU Problems in High Dimensional Computational Brain and Eye Anatomy
*29 *3:00 ASB 10900 Jonathan Taylor - Professor, Department of Statistics, Stanford University Interactive data analysis via selective inference
         
Date Time Locations Speaker Title
 

January

15 1:30 ASB 10900 Hui Xie - Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, SFU A Scalable Approach to Measuring the Impact of Nonignorable Nonresponse with An Application to EMA Data
22 1:30 ASB 10900 Ben Haaland - Assistant Professor,  Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering, Georgia Tech Computationally efficient approximation of large-scale and high-dimensional simulations
29 1:30 ASB 10900 Jason Loeppky - Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, University of British Columbia Okanagan A New Look at Statistical Invariance

February

*03 Wed 1:30 ASB 10900 Jochen Brumm, Ph.D. - Senior Statistical Scientist, Genentech Statistics in Drug Development: A Personal Perspective
05 1:30 ASB 10900 Rob Deardon - Associate Professor, University of Calgary Approximate Bayesian inference for large-scale epidemic models
19 1:30 ASB 10900    
26 1:30 ASB 10900 Peter Qian - Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison Some Statistical Aspects of Uncertainty Quantification

March

04 1:30 ASB 10900 Paul McNicholas - Professor, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, McMaster University Mixture Model-Based Clustering
11 1:30 ASB 10900 CANCELLED  
18 1:30 ASB 10900 John Braun - Professor, Department of Statistcs, University of British Columbia Okanagan Dionysus: a Randomized Fire Growth Simulator

April

01 1:30 ASB 10900 CANCELLED                                                                                                     Sallie Keller - Director and Professor, Department of Statistics, Virginia Tech -  Building Resilient Communities: Harnessing the Power of Data
08 1:30 ASB 10900    
Date Time Locations Speaker Title
 

January

15 1:30 ASB 10900 Hui Xie - Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, SFU A Scalable Approach to Measuring the Impact of Nonignorable Nonresponse with An Application to EMA Data
22 1:30 ASB 10900 Ben Haaland - Assistant Professor,  Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering, Georgia Tech Computationally efficient approximation of large-scale and high-dimensional simulations
29 1:30 ASB 10900 Jason Loeppky - Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, University of British Columbia Okanagan A New Look at Statistical Invariance

February

*03 Wed 1:30 ASB 10900 Jochen Brumm, Ph.D. - Senior Statistical Scientist, Genentech Statistics in Drug Development: A Personal Perspective
05 1:30 ASB 10900 Rob Deardon - Associate Professor, University of Calgary Approximate Bayesian inference for large-scale epidemic models
19 1:30 ASB 10900    
26 1:30 ASB 10900 Peter Qian - Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison Some Statistical Aspects of Uncertainty Quantification

March

04 1:30 ASB 10900 Paul McNicholas - Professor, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, McMaster University Mixture Model-Based Clustering
11 1:30 ASB 10900 CANCELLED  
18 1:30 ASB 10900 John Braun - Professor, Department of Statistcs, University of British Columbia Okanagan Dionysus: a Randomized Fire Growth Simulator

April

01 1:30 ASB 10900 CANCELLED                                                                                                     Sallie Keller - Director and Professor, Department of Statistics, Virginia Tech -  Building Resilient Communities: Harnessing the Power of Data
08 1:30 ASB 10900    
Date Time Locations Speaker Title
 

January

15 1:30 ASB 10900 Hui Xie - Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, SFU A Scalable Approach to Measuring the Impact of Nonignorable Nonresponse with An Application to EMA Data
22 1:30 ASB 10900 Ben Haaland - Assistant Professor,  Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering, Georgia Tech Computationally efficient approximation of large-scale and high-dimensional simulations
29 1:30 ASB 10900 Jason Loeppky - Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, University of British Columbia Okanagan A New Look at Statistical Invariance

February

*03 Wed 1:30 ASB 10900 Jochen Brumm, Ph.D. - Senior Statistical Scientist, Genentech Statistics in Drug Development: A Personal Perspective
05 1:30 ASB 10900 Rob Deardon - Associate Professor, University of Calgary Approximate Bayesian inference for large-scale epidemic models
19 1:30 ASB 10900    
26 1:30 ASB 10900 Peter Qian - Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison Some Statistical Aspects of Uncertainty Quantification

March

04 1:30 ASB 10900 Paul McNicholas - Professor, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, McMaster University Mixture Model-Based Clustering
11 1:30 ASB 10900 CANCELLED  
18 1:30 ASB 10900 John Braun - Professor, Department of Statistcs, University of British Columbia Okanagan Dionysus: a Randomized Fire Growth Simulator

April

01 1:30 ASB 10900 CANCELLED                                                                                                     Sallie Keller - Director and Professor, Department of Statistics, Virginia Tech -  Building Resilient Communities: Harnessing the Power of Data
08 1:30 ASB 10900    
Date Time Locations Speaker Title
 

January

15 1:30 ASB 10900 Hui Xie - Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, SFU A Scalable Approach to Measuring the Impact of Nonignorable Nonresponse with An Application to EMA Data
22 1:30 ASB 10900 Ben Haaland - Assistant Professor,  Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering, Georgia Tech Computationally efficient approximation of large-scale and high-dimensional simulations
29 1:30 ASB 10900 Jason Loeppky - Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, University of British Columbia Okanagan A New Look at Statistical Invariance

February

*03 Wed 1:30 ASB 10900 Jochen Brumm, Ph.D. - Senior Statistical Scientist, Genentech Statistics in Drug Development: A Personal Perspective
05 1:30 ASB 10900 Rob Deardon - Associate Professor, University of Calgary Approximate Bayesian inference for large-scale epidemic models
19 1:30 ASB 10900    
26 1:30 ASB 10900 Peter Qian - Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison Some Statistical Aspects of Uncertainty Quantification

March

04 1:30 ASB 10900 Paul McNicholas - Professor, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, McMaster University Mixture Model-Based Clustering
11 1:30 ASB 10900 CANCELLED  
18 1:30 ASB 10900 John Braun - Professor, Department of Statistcs, University of British Columbia Okanagan Dionysus: a Randomized Fire Growth Simulator

April

01 1:30 ASB 10900 CANCELLED                                                                                                     Sallie Keller - Director and Professor, Department of Statistics, Virginia Tech -  Building Resilient Communities: Harnessing the Power of Data
08 1:30 ASB 10900    
Date Time Locations Speaker Title
 

January

15 1:30 ASB 10900 Hui Xie - Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, SFU A Scalable Approach to Measuring the Impact of Nonignorable Nonresponse with An Application to EMA Data
22 1:30 ASB 10900 Ben Haaland - Assistant Professor,  Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering, Georgia Tech Computationally efficient approximation of large-scale and high-dimensional simulations
29 1:30 ASB 10900 Jason Loeppky - Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, University of British Columbia Okanagan A New Look at Statistical Invariance

February

*03 Wed 1:30 ASB 10900 Jochen Brumm, Ph.D. - Senior Statistical Scientist, Genentech Statistics in Drug Development: A Personal Perspective
05 1:30 ASB 10900 Rob Deardon - Associate Professor, University of Calgary Approximate Bayesian inference for large-scale epidemic models
19 1:30 ASB 10900    
26 1:30 ASB 10900 Peter Qian - Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison Some Statistical Aspects of Uncertainty Quantification

March

04 1:30 ASB 10900 Paul McNicholas - Professor, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, McMaster University Mixture Model-Based Clustering
11 1:30 ASB 10900 CANCELLED  
18 1:30 ASB 10900 John Braun - Professor, Department of Statistcs, University of British Columbia Okanagan Dionysus: a Randomized Fire Growth Simulator

April

01 1:30 ASB 10900 CANCELLED                                                                                                     Sallie Keller - Director and Professor, Department of Statistics, Virginia Tech -  Building Resilient Communities: Harnessing the Power of Data
08 1:30 ASB 10900    
Date Time Locations Speaker Title
 

January

15 1:30 ASB 10900 Hui Xie - Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, SFU A Scalable Approach to Measuring the Impact of Nonignorable Nonresponse with An Application to EMA Data
22 1:30 ASB 10900 Ben Haaland - Assistant Professor,  Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering, Georgia Tech Computationally efficient approximation of large-scale and high-dimensional simulations
29 1:30 ASB 10900 Jason Loeppky - Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, University of British Columbia Okanagan A New Look at Statistical Invariance

February

*03 Wed 1:30 ASB 10900 Jochen Brumm, Ph.D. - Senior Statistical Scientist, Genentech Statistics in Drug Development: A Personal Perspective
05 1:30 ASB 10900 Rob Deardon - Associate Professor, University of Calgary Approximate Bayesian inference for large-scale epidemic models
19 1:30 ASB 10900    
26 1:30 ASB 10900 Peter Qian - Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison Some Statistical Aspects of Uncertainty Quantification

March

04 1:30 ASB 10900 Paul McNicholas - Professor, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, McMaster University Mixture Model-Based Clustering
11 1:30 ASB 10900 CANCELLED  
18 1:30 ASB 10900 John Braun - Professor, Department of Statistcs, University of British Columbia Okanagan Dionysus: a Randomized Fire Growth Simulator

April

01 1:30 ASB 10900 CANCELLED                                                                                                     Sallie Keller - Director and Professor, Department of Statistics, Virginia Tech -  Building Resilient Communities: Harnessing the Power of Data
08 1:30 ASB 10900    
Date Time Locations Speaker Title
 

January

15 1:30 ASB 10900 Hui Xie - Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, SFU A Scalable Approach to Measuring the Impact of Nonignorable Nonresponse with An Application to EMA Data
22 1:30 ASB 10900 Ben Haaland - Assistant Professor,  Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering, Georgia Tech Computationally efficient approximation of large-scale and high-dimensional simulations
29 1:30 ASB 10900 Jason Loeppky - Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, University of British Columbia Okanagan A New Look at Statistical Invariance

February

*03 Wed 1:30 ASB 10900 Jochen Brumm, Ph.D. - Senior Statistical Scientist, Genentech Statistics in Drug Development: A Personal Perspective
05 1:30 ASB 10900 Rob Deardon - Associate Professor, University of Calgary Approximate Bayesian inference for large-scale epidemic models
19 1:30 ASB 10900    
26 1:30 ASB 10900 Peter Qian - Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison Some Statistical Aspects of Uncertainty Quantification

March

04 1:30 ASB 10900 Paul McNicholas - Professor, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, McMaster University Mixture Model-Based Clustering
11 1:30 ASB 10900 CANCELLED  
18 1:30 ASB 10900 John Braun - Professor, Department of Statistcs, University of British Columbia Okanagan Dionysus: a Randomized Fire Growth Simulator

April

01 1:30 ASB 10900 CANCELLED                                                                                                     Sallie Keller - Director and Professor, Department of Statistics, Virginia Tech -  Building Resilient Communities: Harnessing the Power of Data
08 1:30 ASB 10900    
Date Time Locations Speaker Title
 

January

15 1:30 ASB 10900 Hui Xie - Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, SFU A Scalable Approach to Measuring the Impact of Nonignorable Nonresponse with An Application to EMA Data
22 1:30 ASB 10900 Ben Haaland - Assistant Professor,  Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering, Georgia Tech Computationally efficient approximation of large-scale and high-dimensional simulations
29 1:30 ASB 10900 Jason Loeppky - Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, University of British Columbia Okanagan A New Look at Statistical Invariance

February

*03 Wed 1:30 ASB 10900 Jochen Brumm, Ph.D. - Senior Statistical Scientist, Genentech Statistics in Drug Development: A Personal Perspective
05 1:30 ASB 10900 Rob Deardon - Associate Professor, University of Calgary Approximate Bayesian inference for large-scale epidemic models
19 1:30 ASB 10900    
26 1:30 ASB 10900 Peter Qian - Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison Some Statistical Aspects of Uncertainty Quantification

March

04 1:30 ASB 10900 Paul McNicholas - Professor, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, McMaster University Mixture Model-Based Clustering
11 1:30 ASB 10900 CANCELLED  
18 1:30 ASB 10900 John Braun - Professor, Department of Statistcs, University of British Columbia Okanagan Dionysus: a Randomized Fire Growth Simulator

April

01 1:30 ASB 10900 CANCELLED                                                                                                     Sallie Keller - Director and Professor, Department of Statistics, Virginia Tech -  Building Resilient Communities: Harnessing the Power of Data
08 1:30 ASB 10900    
Date Time Locations Speaker Title
 

January

15 1:30 ASB 10900 Hui Xie - Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, SFU A Scalable Approach to Measuring the Impact of Nonignorable Nonresponse with An Application to EMA Data
22 1:30 ASB 10900 Ben Haaland - Assistant Professor,  Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering, Georgia Tech Computationally efficient approximation of large-scale and high-dimensional simulations
29 1:30 ASB 10900 Jason Loeppky - Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, University of British Columbia Okanagan A New Look at Statistical Invariance

February

*03 Wed 1:30 ASB 10900 Jochen Brumm, Ph.D. - Senior Statistical Scientist, Genentech Statistics in Drug Development: A Personal Perspective
05 1:30 ASB 10900 Rob Deardon - Associate Professor, University of Calgary Approximate Bayesian inference for large-scale epidemic models
19 1:30 ASB 10900    
26 1:30 ASB 10900 Peter Qian - Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison Some Statistical Aspects of Uncertainty Quantification

March

04 1:30 ASB 10900 Paul McNicholas - Professor, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, McMaster University Mixture Model-Based Clustering
11 1:30 ASB 10900 CANCELLED  
18 1:30 ASB 10900 John Braun - Professor, Department of Statistcs, University of British Columbia Okanagan Dionysus: a Randomized Fire Growth Simulator

April

01 1:30 ASB 10900 CANCELLED                                                                                                     Sallie Keller - Director and Professor, Department of Statistics, Virginia Tech -  Building Resilient Communities: Harnessing the Power of Data
08 1:30 ASB 10900    
Date Time Locations Speaker Title
 

January

15 1:30 ASB 10900 Hui Xie - Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, SFU A Scalable Approach to Measuring the Impact of Nonignorable Nonresponse with An Application to EMA Data
22 1:30 ASB 10900 Ben Haaland - Assistant Professor,  Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering, Georgia Tech Computationally efficient approximation of large-scale and high-dimensional simulations
29 1:30 ASB 10900 Jason Loeppky - Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, University of British Columbia Okanagan A New Look at Statistical Invariance

February

*03 Wed 1:30 ASB 10900 Jochen Brumm, Ph.D. - Senior Statistical Scientist, Genentech Statistics in Drug Development: A Personal Perspective
05 1:30 ASB 10900 Rob Deardon - Associate Professor, University of Calgary Approximate Bayesian inference for large-scale epidemic models
19 1:30 ASB 10900    
26 1:30 ASB 10900 Peter Qian - Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison Some Statistical Aspects of Uncertainty Quantification

March

04 1:30 ASB 10900 Paul McNicholas - Professor, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, McMaster University Mixture Model-Based Clustering
11 1:30 ASB 10900 CANCELLED  
18 1:30 ASB 10900 John Braun - Professor, Department of Statistcs, University of British Columbia Okanagan Dionysus: a Randomized Fire Growth Simulator

April

01 1:30 ASB 10900 CANCELLED                                                                                                     Sallie Keller - Director and Professor, Department of Statistics, Virginia Tech -  Building Resilient Communities: Harnessing the Power of Data
08 1:30 ASB 10900    
Date Time Locations Speaker Title
 

January

15 1:30 ASB 10900 Hui Xie - Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, SFU A Scalable Approach to Measuring the Impact of Nonignorable Nonresponse with An Application to EMA Data
22 1:30 ASB 10900 Ben Haaland - Assistant Professor,  Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering, Georgia Tech Computationally efficient approximation of large-scale and high-dimensional simulations
29 1:30 ASB 10900 Jason Loeppky - Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, University of British Columbia Okanagan A New Look at Statistical Invariance

February

*03 Wed 1:30 ASB 10900 Jochen Brumm, Ph.D. - Senior Statistical Scientist, Genentech Statistics in Drug Development: A Personal Perspective
05 1:30 ASB 10900 Rob Deardon - Associate Professor, University of Calgary Approximate Bayesian inference for large-scale epidemic models
19 1:30 ASB 10900    
26 1:30 ASB 10900 Peter Qian - Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison Some Statistical Aspects of Uncertainty Quantification

March

04 1:30 ASB 10900 Paul McNicholas - Professor, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, McMaster University Mixture Model-Based Clustering
11 1:30 ASB 10900 CANCELLED  
18 1:30 ASB 10900 John Braun - Professor, Department of Statistcs, University of British Columbia Okanagan Dionysus: a Randomized Fire Growth Simulator

April

01 1:30 ASB 10900 CANCELLED                                                                                                     Sallie Keller - Director and Professor, Department of Statistics, Virginia Tech -  Building Resilient Communities: Harnessing the Power of Data
08 1:30 ASB 10900