Seminars

SDSC Seminar 2019-07-12

Building a Cardiorespiratory Fitness Knowledge Base for Adolescent Boys & Girls

12 July, 2019, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Professor Mark Roantree
School of Computing, Dublin City University, Ireland

SDSC Seminar 2019-07-11

Grid Modernization: Challenges,Opportunities, and Solutions

11 July, 2019, 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Dr. Jianhui Wang, Associate Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering, Southern Methodist University, USA

SDSC Seminar 2019-07-03

Approximation Numbers of Embeddings of Anisotropic Sobolev Spaces of Dominating Mixed Smoothness

3 July, 2019, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Professor Winfried Sickel
Institute of Mathematics, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany

SDSC Seminar 2019-07-03

Some Probabilistic Understandings of the Effects of Noise in the Stochastic Gradient Descent

3 July, 2019, 10:30am to 11:30am

Dr. Wenqing Hu, Assistant Professor
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA

SDSC Seminar 2019-07-03

Individualized Treatment Selection: An Optimal Hypothesis Testing Approach In High-dimensional Models

16 May, 2019, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Dr. Guo, Zijian, Assistant Professor
Department of Statistics Rutgers University, USA

SDSC Seminar 2019-03-19

Smooth Constraint Convex Minimization via Conditional Gradients

19 March, 2019, 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Dr. Sebastian Pokutta, David M. McKenney Family Early Career Professor, Associate Professor, and Associate Director Machine Learning
Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

SDSC Seminar 2019-02-27

Are there any community structures in a hypergraph?

27 February, 2019, 10:00am to 11:00am

Dr. Feng Yang, Associate Professor
Statistics, Columbia University

SDSC Seminar 2019-02-28

Competitive and Data-Driven Energy Generation Scheduling for Microgrids

28 February, 2019, 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Professor Chen Minghua, Associate Professor
Department of Information Engineering, Chinese University of Hong Kong

SDSC Seminar 2019-02-19

A Walk Through Non-Convex Optimization Methods

19 February, 2019, 10:00am to 11:00am

Dr. Li Junchi
Tencent & Princeton University

Large-scale Distributed Machine Learning

14 February, 2019, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Mr. Lee Ching-pei, PhD candidate
University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

SDSC Seminar 2019-02-01

Sorted Concave Penalized Regression

1 February, 2019, 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Dr. Feng Long, Postdoctoral Associate
Yale University, USA

SDSC Seminar 2019-01-29

From High-dimensional Linear Discriminant Analysis to Markowitz Portfolio Optimization

29 January, 2019, 10:00am to 11:00am

Dr. Zhang Zhen, Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics, Southern University of Science and Technology, China

SDSC Seminar 2019-01-28

Learn Policy Optimally via Efficiently Utilizing Data

28 January, 2019, 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Dr. Yang Lin, Postdoctoral Researcher
Princeton University, USA

SDSC Seminar 2019-01-25

Markov Decision Processes: Robustness and Modern Applications

25 January, 2019, 10:00am to 11:00am

Dr. Ho Chin Pang, Clint, Junior Research Fellow
Imperial College Business School, Imperial College, UK

SDSC Seminar 2019-01-22

Total Variation Regularized Frechet Regression for Metric-Space Valued Data

22 January, 2019, 10:00am to 11:00am

Dr. Lin Zhenhua, Postdoctoral Fellow
University of California, Davis, USA

SDSC Seminar 2019-01-18

Dynamic correlation analysis for high-throughput expression data

18 January, 2019, 10:00am to 11:00am

Dr. Yu Tianwei, Associate Professor
Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Emory University, USA

SDSC Seminar 2019-01-14

Model-independent algorithms for influence maximization and influence estimation in social networks

14 January, 2019, 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Professor Bogdan Cautis
Department of Computer Science, University of Paris-Sud, France

SDSC Seminar 2019-01-11

On Replicability in Data Science

11 January, 2019, 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Professor Ian McKeague, Professor
Department of Biostatistics, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, USA

SDSC Seminar 2019-01-11

Quantum Simplicity: A Quantum Perspective on Complexity at the Macroscopic Scale

11 January, 2019, 11:00am to 12:00noon

Dr. Gu Mile, Nanyang Assistant Professor (NRF)
NRF Fellow, School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

SDSC Seminar 2019-01-08

Fast Embedding of Multilayer Networks: An Algorithm and Application to Group fMRI

8 January, 2019, 10:00am to 11:00am

Dr. James D. Wilson, Assistant Professor
University of San Francisco

SDSC Seminar 2018-12-27

Community Detection with Dependent Connectivity

27 December, 2018, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Professor Qu Annie
Brad and Karen Smith Professor of Statistics, University Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

SDSC Seminar 2018-12-21

High-Throughput Biotechnologies and Data Analysis

21 December, 2018, 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Professor Zhang, Xiaohua Douglas
Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Macau

SDSC Seminar 2018-12-18

Tradition and Transformation of Data Science in Sociology: Modeling Mental Health in Urban Neighborhoods

18 December, 2018, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Dr. Fu Qiang, Assistant Professor
Department of Sociology, University of British Columbia

SDSC Seminar 2018-12-12

Impatient Online Matching

12 December, 2019, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Dr. Wang Yuyi, Postdoctoral Fellow
ETH Zurich, Switzerland

SDSC Seminar 2018-12-10

Effective and Efficient Topic Mining and Exploration from Geo-textual Documents

10 December, 2018, 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Dr. Zhao Kaiqi, Research Fellow
Nanyang Technological University

SDSC Seminar 2018-12-06

Metaphors, Models, Data, Theories and Intuition

6 December, 2018, 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Professor Derman, Emanuel
Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Columbia University

SDSC Seminar 2018-11-26

From Martingale Optimal Transport to McKean-Vlasov Control Problems

26 November, 2018, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Dr. Tan Xiaolu, Assistant Professor
University of Paris-Dauphine, PSL University

SDSC Seminar 2018-11-26

Statistical Methods for Wearable Device Data with Applications in Clinical Studies

26 November, 2018, 10:00am to 11:00am

Ms. Li Xinyue, PhD Candidate in Biostatistics
Yale University

SDSC Seminar 2018-11-20

Image Quality Assessment: Facing the Real-World Challenges

20 November, 2018, 10:00am to 11:00am

Dr. Ma Kede, Research Associate
Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the Laboratory for Computational Vision, New York University

SDSC Seminar 2018-11-13

Identification of the number of factors for High dimensional time series

13 November, 2018, 10:00am to 11:00am

Dr. Li Zeng, Eberly Research Fellow
Department of Statistics, Pennsylvania State University

SDSC Seminar 2018-11-01

Statistical Analysis of Accelerometry Data in Health Studies

1 November, 2018, 10:00am to 11:00am

Dr. Bai Jiawei, Assistant Scientist
Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

SDSC Seminar 2018-10-31

Cryptocurrency-specific lexicon, sentiment and option pricing

31 October, 2018, 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Professor Chen Yi-Hsuan Cathy
School of Business & Economics Humboldt-Universit├Ąt zu Berlin

SDSC Seminar 2018-10-24

Causal Structure Learning from Observational Data

24 October, 2018, 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Professor Zhang Jiji, Head of Department and Associate Professor
Department of Philosophy, Lingnan University

SDSC Seminar 2018-10-03

Blockchain - Embracing the Next Evolution

3 October, 2018, 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Mr. Du Edward, Co-founder and CEO
Talenta Pte. Ltd.

Professor Chen Guanrong Ron

Complex Networks: Connectivity behind Big-Data

19 September, 2018, 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Professor Chen Guanrong Ron, Chair Professor
Department of Electronic Engineering, City University of Hong Kong

SDSC Seminar 2018-09-19

Big Data Processing and Applications: from Graph Perspectives

12 September, 2018, 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Dr. Zhang Zhiwei, Research Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science, Hong Kong Baptist University

Professor SINGPURWALLA Nozer Darabsha

Entropy, Extopy, and Information in The Courtroom, or a Hacker's Bedroom

6 September, 2018, 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Professor Singpurwalla, Nozer D., Chair Professor
School of Data Science, City University of Hong Kong

SDSC Seminar 2018-08-30

Leveraging the Power of Social Propagations - Algorithm Designs for Social Marketing

30 August, 2018, 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Mr. Yang Yu, PhD Candidate
School of Computing Science, Simon Fraser University

SDSC Seminar 2018-08-17

Model-free variable selection for high dimensional data

17 August, 2018, 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Dr. Chen Xin, Assistant Professor
Department of Statistics and Applied Probability, National University of Singapore, Singapore