STA 290 Seminars

Statistics Seminar Series

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To sign up to receive email notifications for our Seminar series please contact Pete Scully (pscully@ucdavis.edu) to be added to the email list. Updates will be added here.

SPRING 2024:

Winter Seminar Instructor: Prof. Ricardo Masini. Seminars are open for anyone to attend. If you are registering for STA 290 credit, the CRN is 55545. Students registering my register for one unit. If registering for two units please contact Prof. Frei for approval. Above two units is not permitted. 

  • Thur, April 4, 4:10pm - MSB 1147 
    • Speaker: Krishna Balasubramanian (Statistics, UC Davis)
      • Title: "Recent results on the complexity of non-log-concave and heavy-tailed sampling"
      • ABSTRACT
  • Thur, April 11, 4:10pm - MSB 1147 
    • Speaker: Alexander Giessing (University of Washington)
      • Title: "Efficient Inference on high-dimensional linear models with missing outcomes"
      • ABSTRACT
  • Thur, April 18, 4:10pm - MSB 1147 
    • Speaker: Larry Goldstein (USC - Dornsife)
      • "Classical and Free Zero Bias for Infinite Divisibility"
      • ABSTRACT
  • Thur, April 25, 4:10pm - MSB 1147 
    • Speaker: Shu Shen (Economics, UC Davis)
      • Title: "Dynamic Regression Discontinuity Under Treatment Effect Heterogeneity"
      • ABSTRACT 
  • Thur, May 2, 4:10pm - MSB 1147 - SEMINAR POSTPONED
    • PLEASE NOTE: This week's seminar by Sebastian Kühnert will be rescheduled to a later date due to the time clash with the Math-Stats Colloquium (see non-STA 290 list at foot of this page, below)
  • Thur, May 9, 4:10pm - MSB 1147 
    • Speaker: Zhou Zhou (University of Toronto)
      • Title: "Some Results in Functional Time Series Analysis: from Structural Approximation to Simultaneous Inference"
      • ABSTRACT
  • Thur, May 16, 4:10pm - MSB 1147 
    • Speaker: Marcelo Medeiros (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign)
      • Title: "Cost-aware Portfolios in a Large Universe of Assets
      • ABSTRACT
  • Wed, May 22, 3:10pm - MSB 1143 
    • Speaker: Kai Zhang (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
  • Thur, May 23, 2:10pm - MSB 1147 (note, two seminars this day)
    • Speaker: Qiwei Yao (London School of Economics)
  • Thur, May 23, 4:10pm - MSB 1147
    • Speaker: Matias Cattaneo (Princeton University)
      • Title to come
      • ABSTRACT to come
  • Thur, May 30, 3:10pm - MSB 1147 (note, two seminars this day)
    • Speaker: Sebastian Kuehnert (Statistics, UC Davis)
      • Title to come
      • ABSTRACT to come
  • Thur, May 30, 4:10pm - MSB 1147 
    • Speaker: Samuel Omar (Hebrew University)
      • Title to come
      • ABSTRACT to come
  • Thur, June 6, 4:10pm - MSB 1147 
    • Speaker: Xiao Fang (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
      • Title to come
      • ABSTRACT to come

Other Seminars (not part of STA 290 series)

  • Thur, May 2, 4:10pm - MATH-STATS COLLOQUIUM - remote via Zoom
    • Speaker: Mikhail Belkin (Math, UC San Diego)
      • Title: "The Puzzle of Dimensionality and feature learning in neural networks and kernel machines"
      • ABSTRACT 
  • Tue, May 7, 12:00pm - BST 290 SEMINAR - MSB 1147 
    • Speaker: Ross L. Prentice (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center & University of Washington)
      • Title: "Nutritional Epidemiology Using Intake Biomarkers"
      • ABSTRACT

Previous seminars...

For seminar abstracts from previous quarters, please visit the Recent Seminar Abstract Library.

 

 

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