Upcoming Events

Shinichiro Shirota
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 3:00pm
Sociology-Psychology 237
The Department of Statistical Science encourages all to attend the defense of this thesis.
Christine Chai
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 10:00am
Allen 306
The Department of Statistical Science encourages all to attend the defense of this thesis.
Frank Schorfheide, Penn Arts & Sciences
Friday, March 24, 2017 - 3:30pm
Old Chemistry 116
Seminars generally take place in 116 Old Chem Building on Fridays from 3:30 - 4:30 pm. For additional information contact: karen.whitesell@duke.edu or phone 919-684-8029. Sorry, but we do not have reprints available. Please feel free to contact the authors by email for follow-up information,... Read More »
Alp Kucukelbir, Columbia University
Friday, March 24, 2017 - 12:00pm
Gross Hall, 330 -- Ahmadieh Family Grand Hall
Bayesian modeling is changing the way we do science. We want to study large datasets to shed light onto natural processes. (How do proteins function? How do social networks form?) To this end, we need tools to rapidly and iteratively explore hidden patterns in data. However, using Bayesian models... Read More »
Elliott Wolf '08 and Alex Woolf of Lineage Logistics
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 4:45pm
Physics 119
The addition of renewable energy sources, whose power production cannot be scheduled, has created increasing gaps between instantaneous electricity supply and electricity demand. Sometimes the grid is oversupplied with energy, requiring zero-marginal-cost sources of power to be shut or energy to be... Read More »
Dr. Tim Sell
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 11:45am
Gross Hall Ahmadieh Family Atrium (3rd Floor)
Title: Functional Joint Stability and Injury Prevention in AthletesAbstract: Each year millions of Americans suffer musculoskeletal injuries that cause osteoarthritis, declining health, and disability. Fortunately, these injuries are potentially preventable through identification of modifiable risk... Read More »
Larry Carin
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 3:30pm
Gross Hall, 330 -- Ahmadieh Family Grand Hall
Machine Learning - Larry CarinTitle: Variational Autoencoder for Deep Learning of Images, Labels and CaptionsAbstract: A novel variational autoencoder is developed to model images, as well as associated labels or captions. The Deep Generative Deconvolutional Network (DGDN) is used as a decoder of... Read More »
Refik Soyer, George Washington University
Monday, March 20, 2017 - 3:30pm
Old Chemistry 116
Seminars generally take place in 116 Old Chem Building on Fridays from 3:30 - 4:30 pm. However, please check individual abstracts to confirm time and location. Refreshments will be served after the seminars in Old Chemistry 211. Metered Parking is available at various locations on campus. If you... Read More »
Hedibert Freitas Lopes, Insper
Monday, March 20, 2017 - 3:30pm
Old Chemistry 116
Seminars generally take place in 116 Old Chem Building on Fridays from 3:30 - 4:30 pm. However, please check individual abstracts to confirm time and location. Refreshments will be served after the seminars in Old Chemistry 211. Metered Parking is available at various locations on campus. If you... Read More »
Mark Huber, Claremont McKenna College
Friday, March 10, 2017 - 3:30pm
Old Chemistry 116
Seminars generally take place in 116 Old Chem Building on Fridays from 3:30 - 4:30 pm. However, please check individual abstracts to confirm time and location. Refreshments will be served after the seminars in Old Chemistry 211. Metered Parking is available at various locations on campus. If you... Read More »

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