Lectures and Addresses
Daniela Witten is a professor of Statistics and Biostatistics at University of Washington, and the Dorothy Gilford Endowed Chair in Mathematical Statistics. She develops statistical machine learning methods for high-dimensional data, with a focus on unsupervised learning. Daniela is the recipient of an NIH Director’s Early Independence Award, a Sloan

Keep reading

Yuqi Gu is a fifth-year PhD student in the Department of Statistics at the University of Michigan, advised by Gongjun Xu. Her research interests include statistical machine learning, latent variable models, and psychometrics. Yuqi is passionate about developing theoretically principled and computationally efficient methods to solve problems of scientific interests.

Keep reading

Roger Koenker was born in 1947 in North Dakota, graduated from Grinnell College in 1969 and received his PhD from the University of Michigan in 1974. He began his academic career at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1974. From 1976–83, he was a Member of the Technical Staff…

Keep reading

Paul R. Rosenbaum is the Robert G. Putzel Professor in the Department of Statistics at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he has worked since 1986. Prior to this, he worked at the US Environmental Protection Agency, the University of Wisconsin–Madison, and the Educational Testing Service. He…

Keep reading

Nicolas Curien is Professor, since 2014, in the Mathematics Institute at Université Paris-Saclay, France. He specializes in probability theory and, more precisely, in random two-dimensional geometry. He received his PhD at Orsay (now Paris-Saclay) in 2011 and then spent two years at Sorbonne University as a CNRS researcher. His main…

Keep reading