## Identifiable Deep Generative Models via Sparse Decoding

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Wednesday, January 25, 2023

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Dr. Gemma Moran, Postdoctoral Associate, Columbia Data Science Institute

## To Adjust or not to Adjust? Estimating the Average Treatment Effect in Randomized Experiments with Missing Covariates

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Friday, January 27, 2023

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Dr. Anqi Zhao, Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore

## Undergrads Take Over StatSci Seminar!

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Friday, February 10, 2023

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Statistical Science Undergraduate Students

## Harvard Business School - Information Session (MBA and 2+2 Program)

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Wednesday, March 01, 2023

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

## Mission Imputable: Correcting for Berkson Error When Imputing a Censored Covariate

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Friday, March 10, 2023

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Tanya P. Garcia, Associate Professor of Biostatistics, UNC-Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Public Health

## Design-Based Anytime-Valid Causal Inference

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Friday, March 31, 2023

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Iavor Bojinov, Assistant Professor, Business Administration, Harvard Business School

## On the Convergence of Coordinate Ascent Variational Inference

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Friday, April 07, 2023

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Anirban Bhattacharya, Professor, Department of Statistics, Texas A&M University

## The role of skewed distributions in Bayesian inference: conjugacy, scalable approximations and asymptotics

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Friday, April 14, 2023

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Daniele Durante, Assistant Professor, Bocconi University

## Finite-dimensional discrete random structures and Bayesian clustering

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Friday, April 21, 2023

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Tomasso Rigon, Assistant Professor, University of Milano Bicocca

## A Bayesian Nonparametric Approach to Geographic and Two-Dimensional Regression Discontinuity Designs

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Friday, April 28, 2023

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Luke Miratrix, Associate Professor, Harvard University

## Ecological Modeling via Bayesian Nonparametric Species Sampling Priors

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Tuesday, June 20, 2023

8:30 am - 10:30 am

Alessandro Zito

## Contour Location for Airfoil Simulation Experiments Using Deep Gaussian Processes

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Friday, September 01, 2023

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Annie Booth, Assistant Professor, North Carolina State University

## Empirical partially Bayes multiple testing and compound χ² decisions

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Friday, September 08, 2023

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Nikolaos (Nikos) Ignatiadis, Assistant Professor, The University of Chicago

## Causal Quartet: When statistics alone do not tell the full story

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Friday, September 15, 2023

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Lucy D'Agostino McGowan, Assistant Professor, Wake Forest University

## Harvard Business School - Information Session (Deferred MBA, 2+2 Program)

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Wednesday, September 20, 2023

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

## An Exact t-Test

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Friday, September 22, 2023

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Guillaume Pouliot, University of Chicago

## Accurate and scalable large-scale variational inference for mixed models

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Friday, September 29, 2023

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Omiros Papaspiliopoulos, Professor, Bocconi University

## When a little imprecision can help: Case studies from statistical privacy

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Friday, October 06, 2023

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Ruobin Gong, Assistant Professor, Rutgers

## Collaborative and Federated Data Analytics Beyond Predictive Modeling

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Friday, October 20, 2023

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Raed Al Kontar, Assistant Professor, University of Michigan

## Machine Learning to Infer and Control Brain State

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Friday, November 03, 2023

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

David Carlson, Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Duke University

## Career Opportunities in Academic Healthcare

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Wednesday, November 08, 2023

3:05 pm - 4:20 pm

Gina-Maria Pomann PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Duke University School of Medicine and Richard Barfield, Staff Biostatistician, Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Duke University School of Medicine

## Grey-Box Bayesian Optimization for Human-in-the-loop Optimization

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Friday, November 10, 2023

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Peter Frazier Eleanor and Howard Morgan Professor Operations Research and Information Engineering Cornell University

## The Sahel Region: Coups, Jihadism, Wagner & Anti-French Sentiments

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Thursday, November 16, 2023

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Leif Brottem (Grinnell College), Marc-Antoine Pérouse de Montclos (IRD, Paris), Alioune Sow (University of Florida), Stephen Smith (Duke)

## On low-dimensional structure in transport and inference

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Friday, November 17, 2023

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Youssef Marzouk, Professor, MIT

## BET and BELIEF

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Friday, December 01, 2023

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Kai Zhang, Associate Professor, UNC

## Model selection over partially ordered sets

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Statistical Science

Friday, December 08, 2023

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Armeen Taeb, Assistant Professor, University of Washington

## Video Imputation and Prediction Methods with Applications in Space Weather

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Friday, January 12, 2024

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Yang Chen, Assistant Professor, University of Michigan

## Probabilistic methods for designing functional protein structures

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Friday, January 19, 2024

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Brian Trippe, Columbia University

## Bridged Posterior: Optimization, Profile Likelihood and a New Approach of Generalized Bayes

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Monday, January 22, 2024

11:45 am - 12:45 pm

Leo Duan, Assistant Professor, University of Florida

## An Exact Sampler for Inference after Polyhedral Selection

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Friday, January 26, 2024

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Sifan Liu, Stanford University

## CANCELLED:Geodesic Mixed Effects Models for Repeatedly Observed/Longitudinal Random Objects

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Monday, January 29, 2024

11:45 am - 12:45 pm

Satarupa Bhattacharjee, Pennsylvania State

## The Many Facets of Monte Carlo Methods: From Sampling Algorithms to Unbiased Estimators

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Friday, February 02, 2024

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Guanyang Wang, Assistant Professor, Rutgers University

## Inference for machine learning under dependence

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Monday, February 05, 2024

11:45 am - 12:45 pm

Arkajyoti Saha, University of Washington

## A Day in the Life: JMP R&D

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Wednesday, February 07, 2024

3:05 pm - 4:20 pm

Dr. Ryan Lekivetz, Senior Manager, Advanced Analytics R&D, JMP

## Debiasing in the inconsistency regime

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Friday, February 09, 2024

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Michael Celentano, University of California, Berkeley

## GS-BART: Graph split additive decision trees for classification and nonparametric regression of spatial and network data

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Friday, February 23, 2024

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Huiyan Sang Professor of Statistics Texas A&M University

## InfiAgent: A Multi-Tool Agent for AI Operating Systems

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Wednesday, February 28, 2024

3:05 pm - 4:20 pm

Dr. Hongxia Yang, Head of Large Models, ByteDance US

## Leveraging Visual Cognition in Data Visualization

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Friday, March 01, 2024

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Danielle Szafir, Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

## Bayesian trees and forests for unsupervised learning and their spatial adaptation properties

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Friday, March 08, 2024

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Linxi Liu, Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh

## Surrogate modeling and uncertainty quantification for inverse problems and dynamical systems

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Friday, March 29, 2024

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Ying Hung, Professor, Rutgers University

## Advances in Adversarial Risk Analysis

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Friday, April 05, 2024

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Fabrizio Ruggeri, CNR IMATI, Milano, Italy

## Quantum Markov chain Monte Carlo(s)

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Friday, April 12, 2024

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Andrew Holbrook, Assistant Professor, UCLA

## Sparse topic modeling via spectral decomposition and thresholding

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Friday, April 19, 2024

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Claire Donnat, Department of Statistics, University of Chicago

## Utilizing Network Structure to Flexibly Model Areal Data

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Friday, June 07, 2024

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Michael Christensen

## Graphical and Isoperimetric Perspectives in Sampling and Regularization

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Thursday, July 11, 2024

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Ed Tam

## Ensembling and Coordination Methods for Sequential Decision Making Under Uncertainty

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Tuesday, July 16, 2024

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Joseph Lawson

## Bayesian forecasting and decisions under model uncertainty: Here and back again (1988–2024)

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Friday, September 06, 2024

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Mike West, The Arts & Sciences Distinguished Professor (Emeritus Fall 2024) of Statistics & Decision Sciences, Duke University

## German Studies Fall 2024 Teacher & Student Mixer!

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Thursday, September 12, 2024

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

## Ballot design and electoral outcomes: The role of candidate order and party affiliation

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Friday, September 13, 2024

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Alessandro Arlotto, Associate Professor of Business Administration and Mathematics. Decision Sciences, The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University

## Normatively Backwards Rubric Scoring: Evidence from NIH Peer Review

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Friday, September 20, 2024

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Elena Erosheva, Professor, University of Washington

## Causally Sound Priors for Binary Experiments

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Friday, September 27, 2024

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Carlos Cinelli, Assistant Professor, University of Washington

## The Bayesian Infinitesimal Jackknife for Variance

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Friday, October 04, 2024

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Ryan Giordano, Berkeley

## Phystatistics: The Rise of the Data Physicist

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Friday, October 18, 2024

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Benjamin Nachman, Staff Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

## On Mixture of Experts in Large-Scale Statistical Machine Learning Applications

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Statistical Science

Friday, October 25, 2024

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Nhat Ho, Assistant Professor, The University of Texas at Austin

## Two Tales of L1 Variants for Sparse Signal and Low-rank Tensor Recovery

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Friday, November 08, 2024

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Yifei Lou, Associate Professor, School of Data Science and Society, The University of North Carolina

## Data integration approaches to estimate heterogeneous treatment effects

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Friday, November 15, 2024

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Carly Brantner, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics & Bioinformatics, Duke University

## Probabilistic Tensor Decomposition Model for Measuring Complex Dependence Structure in Sparse Dyadic Event Data

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Friday, November 22, 2024

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Aaron Schein, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics and Data Science Institute, University of Chicago