University of Iowa Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science

University of Iowa Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science

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Bob Hogg’s children and many of his grandchildren enjoyed seeing his portrait in the department conference room on Nov. 29. Here is a post I wrote about it:

https://www.facebook.com/allen.hogg/posts/2811856175492200
Looking for extra tickets to the PhD ceremony this Friday morning at Hancher. Thank you in advance!
Regression Analysis: An Intuitive Guide for Using and Interpreting Linear Models. If you like the clear writing style Jim uses on his “Statistics By Jim” website, you'll love this book!

Please share this excellent eBook with students and professors.

Planck's constant E = hf
6 or 4
Kepler's third law in the microcosm
hundred years no one was able to understand and find

https://youtu.be/VEjP7BdZWLY
http://vixra.org/abs/1610.0103
https://doi.org/10.21267/in.2017.24.4913

Uniform Unified System of Dimensions Physical Quantities
http://vixra.org/abs/1804.0105

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03/09/2022

Join us tomorrow morning at 8:45 am for our Colloquium as Martin Eling, Professor and Chair for Insurance Management, and Director, Institute of Insurance Economics, University of St. Gallen, presents "Is Cyber Risk Insurable?" For more information, including the full abstract and the Zoom link, visit: https://stat.uiowa.edu/events/martin-eling-colloquium-speaker

03/03/2022

Join us today at 3:15 pm for our Colloquium as Ji Zhu, Susan A. Murphy Collegiate Professor of Statistics, Director of the PhD Program, Associate Chair, Department of Statistics, University of Michigan, presents "Fast Network Community Detection with Profile-Pseudo Likelihood Methods." For more information, including the full abstract and the Zoom link, visit: https://stat.uiowa.edu/events/ji-zhu-colloquium-speaker

The Board of Regents approve MS Data Science. The goal of the proposed master’s program is to train data scientists who have the analytic and technical skills to explore, formulate, and solve complex data driven problems. | Department of... 02/25/2022

The Board of Regents approve MS Data Science. The goal of the proposed master’s program is to train data scientists who have the analytic and technical skills to explore, formulate, and solve complex data driven problems. | Department of...

The Board of Regents has approved the MS in Data Science at the University of Iowa. The goal of the proposed master’s program is to train data scientists who have the analytic and technical skills to explore, formulate, and solve complex data driven problems. For the full story, visit https://stat.uiowa.edu/resources/news-announcements/board-regents-approve-ms-data-science-goal-proposed-master%E2%80%99s-program.

The Board of Regents approve MS Data Science. The goal of the proposed master’s program is to train data scientists who have the analytic and technical skills to explore, formulate, and solve complex data driven problems. | Department of... The state Board of Regents has approved doctorate in criminology and master’s of science in data science programs at the University of Iowa, as well as a disability research center.

02/24/2022

Join us today at 3:15 pm for our Colloquium as our own Josh Zhiwei Tong, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Iowa, presents "The Gradient Allocation Principle based on the Higher Moment Risk Measure." For more information, including the full abstract and the Zoom link, visit: https://stat.uiowa.edu/events/josh-zhiwei-tong-colloquium-speaker

02/17/2022

Join us today at 3:15 pm for our Colloquium as Yunan Wu, Assistant Professor in Statistics, University of Texas at Dallas, Mathematical Sciences, presents "Model-Assisted Uniformly Honest Inference for Optimal Treatment Regimes in High Dimension." For more information, including the full abstract and the Zoom link, visit: https://stat.uiowa.edu/events/yunan-wu-colloquium-speaker

02/10/2022

Join us today at 3:15 pm for our Colloquium as Jie Ding, Assistant Professor, School of Statistics, University of Minnesota, presents "Interval Privacy: A New Framework for Privacy-Preserving Data Collection." For more information, including the full abstract and the Zoom link, visit: https://stat.uiowa.edu/events/jie-ding-colloquium-speaker

02/03/2022

Join us today at 3:15 pm for our first Colloquium of the spring semester as Victor Veitch, Assistant Professor, Data Science and Statistics, University of Chicago, and Research Scientist, Google Cambridge, presents "Counterfactual Invariance to Spurious Correlations." For more information, including the full abstract and the Zoom link, visit: https://stat.uiowa.edu/events/victor-veitch-colloquium-speaker

12/02/2021

Join us today at 3:15 pm for our final Colloquium of the fall semester as Terrance Savitsky, Senior Research Mathematical Statistician, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, presents "Bayesian Pseudo Posterior Mechanism under Asymptotic Differential Privacy." For more information, including the full abstract and the Zoom link, visit: https://stat.uiowa.edu/events/terrance-savitsky-colloquium-speaker

11/18/2021

Join us today at 3:15 pm for our Colloquium as Cheng Li, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics and Applied Probability, National University of Singapore, presents "Bayesian Fixed-domain Asymptotics for Covariance Parameters in a Gaussian Process Model." For more information, including the full abstract and the Zoom link, visit: https://stat.uiowa.edu/events/cheng-li-colloquium-speaker

11/11/2021

Join us today at 3:15 pm for our Colloquium as Ruodu Wang, Associate Professor and University Research Chair, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo, presents "E-Backtesting Risk Measures." For more information, including the full abstract and the Zoom link, visit: https://stat.uiowa.edu/events/ruodu-wang-colloquium-speaker

11/04/2021

Join us today at 3:35 pm for our Colloquium as Nick Street, Henry B. Tippie Research Professor of Business Analytics and Associate Dean for Research and PhD Programs, Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa, presents "Inverse Classification: Better Algorithms for Better Decision Making." For more information, including the full abstract and the Zoom link, visit: https://stat.uiowa.edu/events/nick-street-colloquium-speaker

10/28/2021

Join us today at 3:30 pm for our Colloquium as our own Sanvesh Srivastava, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Iowa, presents "Asynchronous and Distributed Data Augmentation for Massive Data Settings." For more information, including the full abstract and the Zoom link, visit: https://stat.uiowa.edu/events/sanvesh-srivastava-colloquium-speaker-2

10/21/2021

Join us today at 3:15 pm for our Colloquium as Hanwen Huang, Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Georgia, presents "LASSO Risk and Phase Transition Under Dependence." For more information, including the full abstract and the Zoom link, visit: https://stat.uiowa.edu/events/hanwen-huang-colloquium-speaker

10/07/2021

Join us today at 3:15 pm for our Colloquium as Xu Shi, Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan, presents "Theory for Identification and Inference with Synthetic Controls: A Proximal Causal Inference Framework." For more information, including the full abstract and the Zoom link, visit: https://stat.uiowa.edu/events/xu-shi-colloquium-speaker

09/30/2021

Join us today at 3:15 pm for our Colloquium as Ksh*tij Khare, Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Florida, presents "Bayesian Inference in High-Dimensional Mixed Frequency Regression and VAR Models." For more information, including the full abstract and the Zoom link, visit: https://stat.uiowa.edu/events/ksh*tij-khare-colloquium-speaker

09/23/2021

Join us today at 3:15 pm for our Colloquium as Xiongtao Dai, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Iowa State University, presents "Nonparametric Estimation of Repeated Densities with Heterogeneous Sample Sizes." For more information, including the full abstract and the Zoom link, visit: https://stat.uiowa.edu/events/xiongtao-dai-colloquium-speaker

09/16/2021

Join us today at 3:15 pm for our Colloquium as Andee Kaplan, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University, presents "Error Propagation from Entity Resolution through the Downstream Task via a Bayesian Record Canonicalization Approach." For more information, including the full abstract and the Zoom link, visit: https://stat.uiowa.edu/events/andee-kaplan-colloquium-speaker

09/09/2021

Join us today at 3:30 pm for our first Colloquium of the fall semester as our own Jian Huang, Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Iowa, presents (in-person and virtually) "Generative Monte Carlo." For more information, including the full abstract and the Zoom link, visit: https://stat.uiowa.edu/events/jian-huang-colloquium-speaker

05/06/2021

Join us today at 3:15 pm for our last Colloquium of the spring semester as Yuwen Gu, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Connecticut, presents "Sparse Composite Quantile Regression in Ultrahigh Dimensions with Tuning Parameter Calibration." For more information, including the full abstract and the Zoom link, visit: https://stat.uiowa.edu/events/yuwen-gu-colloquium-speaker

04/29/2021

Join us today at 3:15 pm for our Colloquium as Bailey Fosdick, Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, Colorado State University, presents "Network Regression with Exchangeable or Block-exchangeable Errors." For more information, including the full abstract and the Zoom link, visit: https://stat.uiowa.edu/events/bailey-fosdick-colloquium-speaker

04/22/2021

Join us today at 3:15 pm for our Colloquium as Andres Barrientos, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Florida State University, presents "Differentially private methods for Bayesian model uncertainty in linear regression models." For more information, including the full abstract and the Zoom link, visit: https://stat.uiowa.edu/events/andres-barrientos-colloquium-speaker

04/16/2021

2020-21 Student Awards

Congratulations to our 2020-21 Student Award Winners!
Joseph Vize, Anna Kline, Emily Fishel, Jiantong Li, Abylay Zhexembay, Jordan Turner, Zongyi Xu, Tyler Dennis, Erin Post, Yujing Lu

2021 Hogg and Craig Lecturer is Bin Yu | Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science - The University of Iowa 04/15/2021

2021 Hogg and Craig Lecturer is Bin Yu | Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science - The University of Iowa

Our Annual Hogg & Craig Lecture Series begins tomorrow, Thursday, April 15! Bin Yu, The Class of 1936 Second Chair in the College of Letters and Science, and Chancellor's Distinguished Professor, Departments of Statistics and of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences, University of California at Berkeley, will present "Veridical Data Science: the practice of responsible data analysis and decision-making" at 4:30 pm via Zoom. Also, please join us for our Reception and Student Awards at 3:30 pm via Zoom and support your fellow students!

Our Lecture Series continues on Friday, April 16, as Dr. Yu presents "Iterative Random Forests (iRF) with applications to biomedical problems through epiTree for epistasis discovery" at 4:30 pm via Zoom. For the lecture abstracts, Zoom links, and more information, visit https://stat.uiowa.edu/events/2021-hogg-and-craig-lecturer-bin-yu

2021 Hogg and Craig Lecturer is Bin Yu | Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science - The University of Iowa Early in the 1969-70 academic year, Professor Allen T. Craig announced his retirement. He gave a retirement talk in January 1970. Under the leadership of Craig’s student and co-author, Professor Robert V. Hogg, the department decided to establish a lecture series to honor Professor Craig. His Janu...

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