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

Spring 2020 Departmental Seminars

Mar 2:  Amy Willis (Washington)

Mar 23: Nicole Lazar (Georgia) (SOARS) – Cancelled

Mar 30: Huiyan Sang (Texas A&M) – Cancelled

Apr 27: Vanja Dukic (CU Boulder) – TBA

May 4: Mlaten Kolar (Chicago) – TBA


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


Spring 2019 Departmental Seminars

Feb 25:  Karl Rohe, University of Wisconsin (SOARS speaker)

March 11: Mary Meyer, CSU, topic: Statistics 100

March 25:  Robert Lund, Clemson University

April 1:  Wen Zhou, CSU

April 17 (Wednesday): Aaron Danielson, Simon Fraser

April 22:  Veronica Berrocal, University of Michigan


Fall 2018 Departmental Seminars

Aug 27: Department Welcome Seminar

Sept 10: Soutir Bandyopadhyay, Colorado School of Mines

Sept 24: Alex Petersen, University of California, Santa Barbara

Oct 8: Howard Chang, Emory University

Oct 22: Snehalata Huzurbazar, West Virginia University

Oct 29: Alan Gelfand, Duke University (SOARS speaker)

Nov 12: Yuguo Chen, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign



Spring 2018 Departmental Seminars

Monday, February 26 – Hanlin Shang, Australian National University

Monday, March 26 – Robert Lund, Clemson University

Monday, April 9 – Michael Stein, University of Chicago

Monday, April 23 – Karl Broman, University of Wisconsin

Wednesday, April 25 – Department Awards



Fall 2017 Departmental Seminars

Monday, August 28 – Welcome Seminar, Don Estep Colorado State University

Monday, September 11 – Radu Herbei, Ohio State University

Monday, September 25 – Megan Higgs, Neptune Inc.

Monday, October 9 – Zhao Ren, University of Pittsburgh

Monday, October 16 – Dorit Hammerling, NCAR

Monday, November 6 – Leah Johnson, VT

Monday, November 27 – Damian Wandler, Oracle

Monday, December 4 – Ruth Hummel, JMP Statistics Seminar Flyer – JMP Workshop

Preliminary Exams & Ph.D. Defenses

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 223H


Student Organized Activities and Research Seminars (SOARS) exists to encourage community and scholarship among graduate students in the statistics department and more broadly at Colorado State University.


See the SOARS website and full calendar of upcoming events here.

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