Date 
Speaker 
Title 
Note 
Aug 28 
Ruiqi Liu 
Rate of convergence for ANN regression 

Sep 04 
Sheng Zhang 
An introduction to Python 

Sep 11 
Ray Zhang 
A short introduction of Steinâ€™s method and its applications 

Sep 18 
Vahid Andalib 
A Standby System with Two Types of Repair Persons and Two Spare Units 

Sep 25 
Ziting Tang 
Asymptotic Behavior of MEstimators for the Linear Model 

Oct 02 
Jie Shen 
Deep learning and its applications in drug discovery 
Eli Lilly and Company 
Oct 09 
Gang Cheng 
Variable Selection via Nonconcave Penalized Likelihood and its Oracle Properties 

Oct 16 
Fall Break 


Oct 23 
Yao Zheng 
Finite Time Analysis of Vector Autoregressive Models under Linear Restrictions 
Postdoc from Purdue University 
Oct 30 
Haixia Li 
Limit of the Smallest Eigenvalue of a Large Dimensional Sample Covariance Matrix 

Nov 06 
Wei Wu 
Dealing with ordinal missing data in measurement invariance testing 
Associate Professor from Psychology Department 
Nov 13 
Debolina Chatterjee 
A Discretization Approach for Finding Limiting Average Availability of a Repairable System 

Nov 20 
Bikas Kumar Sinha 
Reliability Estimation in Exponential Samples 
Indian Statistical Institute Kolkata (Retired) 
Nov 27 
Thomas Cheung 
Predicting Blood glucose with an LSTM Based Neural Network 
Part I 
Dec 04 
Thomas Cheung 
Predicting Blood glucose with an LSTM Based Neural Network 
Part II 
Dec 11 
Ruiqi Liu 
Statistical Optimality of Deep Neural Network Estimator 
