On the following dates a Statistics Department seminar will be held in Wagar 232 at 12pm. We hope to see you there!

Spring 2021 Departmental Seminars

March 15: Naitee Ting, U of Connecticut – Abstract

March 22: Jeff Morris, U of Pennsylvania – Abstract

March 29: James Scott, UT Austin – Abstract

April 5: Catherine (Kate) Calder, UT Austin – Abstract

April 19: Erin Schliep, U of Missouri – Abstract

May 3: Dan Nordman, Iowa State – Abstract


Fall 2020 Departmental Seminars

Sept 28: Kumaraguru Prabakar, NREL – Abstract

Oct 19: Nicole Lazar, Penn State – Abstract

Oct 26: Mladen Kolar, U of Chicago – Abstract

Nov 2: Mark Risser, LBNL – Abstract

Nov 11: Using your course syllabus to communicate student potential, Lisa Dysleski – CSU

Nov 16: Huiyan Sang, Texas A&M – Abstract

Dec 2: Statistics Department Syllabus Workshop

Dec 7: Stacey Hancock, Montana State – Abstract


Spring 2020 Departmental Seminars

Mar 2:  Amy Willis (Washington)


Fall 2019 Departmental Seminars

Sept 9: Welcome Seminar

Sept 16: Alex Kaizer (CU Anschutz)

Sept 23: Marina Vannucci (Rice)

Sept 30: Peng Liu (Iowa State)

Oct 7: Gaofeng Jia (CSU Engineering)

Oct 14:  Kean Ming Tan (Michigan)

Oct 28:  Cory Zigler (UT Austin)

Nov 4: Matthew Avery (Institute for Defense Analysis)

Nov 15: Stephanie Santorico ( UC Denver) FRIDAY – Rockwell West 105, 12pm

Preliminary Exams & Ph.D. Defenses

*If you are interested in attending a preliminary defense or Ph.D. defense virtually, please email us at to get the zoom link.


May 19, 2021: Daniel Mork, PhD Defense – 10am

May 14: Xiaoming Xu, Ph D Defense – 11am

May 12, 2021: Mihyun Kim, PhD Defense – 2pm

April 26: Alex Fout, Preliminary Exam – 1pm

December 1: Lauren Hoskovec, Preliminary Exam – 2pm

November 30: Jeongjin Lee, Preliminary Exam – 3pm

October 16: Nehali Mhatre, Preliminary Exam

October 6: Lucy Lu, Preliminary Exam

August 13: Dan Mork, Preliminary Exam

July 3: Teng Liu, PhD Defense

June 29: Lyuou Zhang, PhD Defense

March 10: Meng Cao, Defense, 9:00am Statistics 008

December 17: Jiarui Chi, Preliminary Exam, 1:00pm STAT 008

October 30: Jialuo Liu, Defense 1:30pm STAT 008

October 28: Sunil Butler, Defense 2:30pm Weber 223H

October 22: Andy Sleeper, Defense 3pm STAT 008

October 21: Frank Marrs, Defense 12pm STAT 008

October 9: Hieu Nguyuen, Defense 11am Weber 223H

June 25: Grace Ivins, Defense 10am Weber 223H

April 4: Mihyun Kim, Preliminary Exam, 10am, STAT 008

March 15: Joshua Hewitt, Ph.D. Defense 1pm Weber 223H – Statistical Modeling and Computing for Climate Data

March 13: Charlie Vollmer, Defense 10am, LSC 306

Feb 5: Xin Chen, Preliminary Exam 10am Weber 223H

Nov 14: Teng Liu, Preliminary Exam 12pm Weber 223