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Updates

The series is envisioned as a vital contribution to the intellectual, cultural, and scholarly environment at The University of Texas at Austin for students, faculty, and the wider community. Each talk is free of charge and open to the public. For more information, contact SDS at stat[dot]admin@austin[dot]utexas[dot]edu

SDS Seminar Committee Chair: Dr. Abhra Sarkar
SDS Seminar Graduate Student Coordinator: Mauricio G Tec

February 2020

February 21, 2020 - Giorgio Paulon (PhD candidate)
The University of Texas at Austin, Department of Statistics and Data Sciences
"Bayesian Semiparametric Longitudinal Drift-Diffusion Mixed Models for Tone Learning in Adults"
CBA 4.324, 2:00 to 3:00 PM

February 28, 2020 - Dr. Alessandro Rinaldo
Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Statistics & Data Sciences
"Change Point Analysis in High-dimensions"
CBA 4.324, 2:00 to 3:00 PM

 

The SDS Spring 2020 Seminar Series has been canceled for the rest of the semester.

 

CANCELED - March 2020

CANCELED - March 13, 2020 - Ciara Nugent (PhD candidate)
The University of Texas at Austin, Department of Statistics and Data Sciences
"Subgroup Analysis Across Two Studies: A Decision Theoretic Approach"
CBA 4.324, 2:00 to 3:00 PM

CANCELED March 27, 2020 - Dr. Subhashis Ghoshal
North Carolina State University, Department of Statistics
"Coverage of Credible Intervals Under Monotone Shape Restriction"
CBA 4.324, 2:00 to 3:00 PM


CANCELED April 2020

CANCELED April 10, 2020 - Dr. Matthias Katzfuss
Texas A&M University, Department of Statistics
"Gaussian-Process Approximations for Big Data"
CBA 4.324, 2:00 to 3:00 PM

CANCELED April 24, 2020 - Dr. Genevera I. Allen
Rice University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
TBA
CBA 4.324, 2:00 to 3:00 PM


CANCELED May 2020

CANCELED May 8, 2020 - Dr. Changyou Chen 
University at Buffalo (State University of New York), Department of Computer Science and Engineering
TBA
CBA 4.324, 2:00 to 3:00 PM

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Grad Talks

Part of SDS Graduate Studies.

SDS Graduate Coordinator (PhD): Vicki Keller
SDS Graduate Advisor (PhD): Dr. Stephen Walker

SDS Graduate Coordinator (MS): Abby Black
SDS Graduate Advisor (MS): Dr. Bindu Viswanathan

SDS Program Coordinator: Abby Black
SDS Graduate Portfolio in Applied Statistical Modeling:
Dr. Bindu Viswanathan
SDS Graduate Portfolio in Scientific Computation: Dr. Bindu Viswanathan


March 27, 2020 – Yanxin Li
Oral Candidacy Exam
Zoom, 10:45 AM

April 6, 2020 – Yuguang Yue
Oral Candidacy Exam
Zoom, 2:00 PM

April 9, 2020 – Vera Liu
Oral Candidacy Exam
Zoom, 2:30 PM

April 10, 2020 – Mauricio Garcia Tec
Oral Candidacy Exam
Zoom, 11:00 AM

April 24, 2020 – Jennifer Starling
Dissertation Defense
Zoom, 1:00 PM

May 1, 2020 – Mingzhang Yin
Dissertation Defense
Zoom, 10:00 AM


May 1, 2020 – Rimli Sengupta

Oral Candidacy Exam
Zoom, 2:00 PM


May 1, 2020 – Kelly Kang

Dissertation Defense
Zoom, 3:00 PM

May 19, 2020 – Su Chen
Dissertation Defense
Zoom, 3:00 PM