Sep 11

10:30 am

Estimating the Treatment Effect of Non-Randomized Educational Interventions: The Case of Special Education

Roderick Theobald - Statistics
- University of Washington

General Exam - PDL C-301


Sep 12

10:00 am

Restricted Covariance Priors with Applications in Spatial Statistics

Theresa R. Smith - Statistics
- University of Washington

General Exam - PDL C301

Alumni Named IMS Fellow Hongzhe Li, Professor of Biostatistics and Statistics at the University of Pennsylvania, has been named Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics for his contributions to statistics in genomics and its applications to cancer, autoimmune diseases, and microbiology.  
Prof. Awarded Prestigious Professorship Peter Guttorp has been invited to serve as Chalmers Jubilee Professor for three months during 2014. This professorship at Chalmers University of Technology (Sweden) is offered to outstanding scientists in various fields.  
Chair Awarded Fellowship Elizabeth Thompson has been elected to an Honorary Fellowship by Newnham College, Cambridge, UK. An honorary college fellowship recognizes distinguished achievement, usually of persons having a former connection with the college.  
Past announcements
Upcoming New Courses
STAT 491-8 STAT 491 & 498: Jon Wellner is teaching STAT 491 this fall and 498 in the winter. These two courses will provide a rigorous introduction to the theory of stochastic processes. We will cover the theory of random walk, and discrete time martingales and Markov chains in Math/Stat 491.
Fall Quarter Courses 220, 221, 311, 321, 340, 390, 394, 421, 491, 495, 502, 509, 512, 516, 535, 536, 551, 570, 581, 590

Current Department of Statistics seminar series schedule with abstracts.

Statistical Consulting Services
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Center for Statistical Consulting (in-depth analysis and collaborative consultations)

Award Recipients
Past recipients of D.M. Gilford Teaching Assistant and Z.W. Birnbaum awards and other faculty and student awards.

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