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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

 

SEPTEMBER 2019

September 03, 2019 - Zhengwu Zhang
University of Rochester, Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology
"Statistical Analysis of Brain Structural Connectome" 
GDC 7.514, 10:00 to 11:00 AM 

September 06, 2019 - Joe Antonelli
University of Florida, Department of Statistics
"Doubly robust approaches to causal inference in high dimensions"
CBA 4.328, 2:00 to 3:00 PM 

September 13, 2019 - Weining Shen
University of California, Irvine, Department of Statistics
"When classical statistical ideas meet modern data science"
CBA 4.328, 2:00 to 3:00 PM

September 20, 2019 - Rebecca Nugent
Carnegie Mellon University, Statistics and Data Science
"Instead of Just Teaching Data Science, Let’s Understand How and Why People Do It” 
CBA 4.328, 2:00 to 3:00 PM

September 27, 2019 - Sanjib Basu
University of Illinois – Chicago, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
"Bayesian Criterion Based Variable Selection: comparisons and applications” 
CBA 4.328, 2:00 to 3:00 PM

 

OCTOBER 2019

October 04, 2019 - Jennifer Starling
The University of Texas at Austin, Department of Statitsics and Data Sciences
"Smooth extensions to BART, with applications to women's healthcare practice and policy"
CBA 4.328, 2:00 to 3:00 PM

October 11, 2019 - Spencer Woody
The University of Texas at Austin, Department of Statitsics and Data Sciences
"Model interpretation through posterior summarization” 
CBA 4.328, 2:00 to 3:00 PM

October 18, 2019 - Kelly Kang
The University of Texas at Austin, Department of Statitsics and Data Sciences
"A new multivariate location scale skew family of densities"
CBA 4.328, 3:00 to 4:00 PM **NOTE Time Change**

 

NOVEMBER 2019

November 01, 2019 - Zhenke Wu
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Institute of Data Sciences
"TBA"
CBA 4.328, 2:00 to 3:00 PM

November 08, 2019 - Henry Scharf
San Diego State University, Department of Mathematics & Statistics
"TBA"
CBA 4.328, 1:00 to 2:30 PM

November 15, 2019 - Robert Gramacy
Virginia Tech University, Department of Statistics
"TBA"
CBA 4.328, 2:00 to 3:00 PM

November 22, 2019 - Ji Zhu
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Department of Statistics
"
TBA"
CBA 4.328, 2:00 to 3:00 PM