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Management Science and Statistics Seminar Series Archives

Fall 2021

Date Speaker Presentation
September 29 Dr. Oldemar Rodríguez Rojas TBD
October 15 Dr. Deniz Akdemir TBD
October 29 Dr. Guanyu Hu TBD
November 12 Dr. Mauricio Castro TBD

2019

Date Speaker Presentation
April 5 Jeriad Zoghby
Accenture
“The Shift from Marketing Communications to Digital Conversations with Business Analytics”
October 17 Maho Sonmez
Associate Professor in Practice in MSS, UTSA
“Effectiveness of Classroom Versus Internet-Based Teaching of Quantitative Methods: A Comparative Analysis”
October 18 Yeonjoo Park
Assistant Professor in MSS, UTSA
“Robust M-estimation for Partially Observed Functional Data”
November 1 George Livadiotis “General Fitting Methods and Optimization”
December 6 Xenophon Koufteros TBD

2018

Date Speaker Presentation
Jan. 29 Raanju Sundararajan
Texas A&M University
“Stationary Subspace Analysis & Neuroeconomics”
Jan. 26 Boxiang Wang
University of Minnesota
“Modern Classification with Big Data”
Jan. 22 Arkajyoti Roy
Bowling Green State University
“Decision-Making Under Uncertainty”
Jan. 19 Wenbo Wu
University of Oregon
“Learning Heterogeneity in Causal Inference Using Sufficient Dimension Reduction”
Jan. 17 Zeda Li
Temple University
“Adaptive Bayesian Time-Frequency Analysis of Multivariate Time Series”
Jan. 12 Yeon Joo Park
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
“Inference for Functional ANOVA: Testing, Effect Size, and Power Analysis”

2017

Date

Speaker

Presentation

April 14 Jeriad Zoghby
Managing Director Accenture
“The Future State of Personalization”
April 3 Barry Nussbaum
President American Statistical Association
“What Did You Tell the President?–Using Statistics to Make a Difference”
March 10 Victor De Oliveira
Professor University of Texas at San Antonio
“The Density Ratio Model: A Semiparametric Approach for Data Fusion”

2016

Date

Speaker

Presentation

December 9 Byeongyeob Choi
Assistant Professor
UT Health Science Center San Antonio
“Two-stage Estimation of Structural Instrumental Variable Models with Coarsened Data”
November 18 Manoj Malhotra
Jeff B. Bates Professor University of South Carolina
“Optimization and Development of Big Data Packaging Solutions for Wal-Mart.com”
November 11 Chen-Pin Wang
Assistant Professor UT Health Science Center San Antonio
“An Integrated Statistical Framework for Assessing Health Disparity”
February 7 Guan Yu
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
“Supervised Learning Incorporating Graphical Structure Among Predictors”
February 5 Karl Gregory
University of Mannheim/Heidelberg
“Pointwise Inference in the High-Dimensional Additive Model”
February 3 Deepa Wani
University of South Carolina
“Impact of Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records on Mitigating Task Complexity in Healthcare: Evidence from a Quasi-Natural Experiment”

2015

Date

Speaker

Presentation

December 4 Mary Grace Crissey
Research Associate
Analytic Focus
“Venturing Out Into Industry–Armed with Your Academic Degree and your Algorithms–Now What?
November 18 Jon Gelfond
Associate Professor UT Health Science Center San Antonio
“Beyond Reproducibility–a Framework for an Accountable Data Analysis Process (ADAP)”
November 11 Joel Michalek
Professor and Vice Chair UT Health Science Center San Antonio
“An Introduction to Diagnosis and Statistical Classification”
April 24 Corey Sparks
Associate Professor
University of Texas at San Antonio
“Spatio-temporal Analysis of Mortality Differentials in the U.S.” 1980-2010 Using the INLA Approach”
March 6 Harrison Weed “Statistical Methods in Industry–A Personal Perspective on the Past and Future Relevance”
February 13 Samiran Sinha
Associate Professor
Texas A&M
“Semiparametric Bayesian Analysis of Censored Linear Regression with Errors-in-Covariates”
February 6 Pang Du
Associate Professor
Virginia Tech
“Cure Rate Models with Nonparametric Forms of Covariate Effects”

2014

Date

Speaker

Presentation

October 31 Ming-Hui Chen
Professor
University of Connecticut
“Online Updating of Statistical Inference in the Big Data Setting?”
October 10 Baogui Xin
Associate Professor Shandong University of Science and Technology
“A Differential Oligopoly Dual-Game with Sticky Goods Prices and Water-Right Trading”
March 5 Bazoumana Kone
Ph.D. candidate
“Block Prediction Intervals”
February 28 Mike Daniels
Professor
UT-Austin
“A Flexible Bayesian Approach to Monotone Missing Data in Longitudinal Studies with Informative Missingness with Application to an Acute Schizophrenia Clinical Trial”
February 28 N. Balakrishnan
Professor
McMaster University
“Likelihood Interence for Left Truncated and Right Censored Data”
February 14 Peter Westfall
Horn Professor
Texas Tech University
“Probabilistic Views of Big Data”
February 7 Ted Chang
Professor
University of Virginia
“Compositional Data Analysis”
January 23 Yuli Liang
Stockholm University
“A Study of Multilevel Models with Block Circular Symmetric Covariance Structures”
Jauary 23 Chengcheng Hao
Stockholm University
“Local Influence Analysis and Cross-over Studies”

2013

Date

Speaker

Presentation

December 12 Chao Shi
Ph.D. candidate
“Modeling Electroencephalography (EEG) in the Frequency Domain and the Time Domain”
November 12 Stephen Aultman and
Joseph Campbell
USAA
“Big Data at USAA”
September 26 Jerry Oglesby
DirectorSAS Institute
“Business Analytics”
August 27 Hongbing Liu
Associate Professor
Guangdong University of Business Studies
“Comprehensive Evaluation of Enterprise Financial Performance Based on Data Envelopment Analysis”
May 17 Sarjinder Singh
Associate Professor
Texas A&M-Kingsville
“Tracking the Prevalence of Addictions Using Randomized Response Sampling: Why Amy Fears that Her Danny Could Be a Druggy”
February 22 Angel Diaz Matalobos
Professor and Director of Ph.D. Programs
Institute de Empresa Business School
“When Separation Hurts: Offshoring Revisited”

2012

Date

Speaker

Presentation

December 11 Yi Cao
Ph.D. candidate
“Bayesian Analysis of Count Data and Its Application in Demography”
December 6 Bin Chen
Ph.D. candidate
“Bayesian Model Selection in Finite Mixture Regression”
November 30 Javier Rojo
Professor Rice University
“Dealing with High-Dimensionality in Survival Analysis”
November 2 Krystel Castillo
Assistant Professor
University of Texas at San Antonio
“Enhancing Performance Through Statistical Analysis: A Case Study in the Glass Industryl”
October 12 Eddy Kwessi
Assistant Professor
Trinity University
“Efficient Rank Regression with Wavelet Estimated Scores”
August 23 Kai Li
Former Dean
Northeastern University
“Countervailing Power and Resale Price Maintenance”
April 20 Angel Diaz Matalobos
Professor
Instituto de Empresa
“The Roles of Logistics Inventory and IT Practices–An European Perspective”
April 10 Jose Bird
Ph.D. candidate
“Combining Diverse Classifiers Using Class Specific Precision Index Function”
March 23 Long Liu
Assistant Professor
University of Texas at San Antonio
“The Estimation and Testing of a Linear Regression with Near Unit Root in the Spatial Autoregressive Error Term”
February 10 Joel Michalek
Professor and Vice Chairman
UT Health Science Center San Antonio
“A Fourier and Wavelet Analysis of Serial Glucose Measurements”
January 20 Robert McCulloch
Professor
UT Austin
“Bayesian Additive Regression Trees and Parallel Computation”

2011

Date

Speaker

Presentation

December 2 Liang Jing
Ph.D. candidate
“Bayesian Model Checking for Generalized Linear Spatial Models for Count Data”
December 1 Dennis Lin
University Distinguished Professor 
Penn State University
“Recent Advances in Computer Experiments”
November 29 Daniel Polhamus
Ph.D. candidate
“Bayesian Sequential Analysis for Correlated Time to Event Data: A Computational Approach”
November 28 Xiaobin Yang
Ph.D. candidate
“An Extension of Continual Reassessment Method in Phase I Clinical Trials”
November 8 Brad Pollock
Professor and Chairman
UT Health Science Center San Antonio
“Small Area Analysis of Primary Liver Cancer Incidence in Bexar County, Texas”
October 21 Valen Johnson
Professor and Deputy Chair
MD Anderson Cancer Center
“Bayesian Model Selection in High-dimensional Settings”
April 29 Jerome Keating
Professor
University of Texas at San Antonio
“Stein’s Initial Estimator of a Multivariate Normal Mean”
March 25 Angel Diaz Matalobos
Professor and Director
Instituto de Empresa Business School
“Is High Unemployment Becoming Structural in the West? The Limits of Growth, Revisited Through the Lens of Supply Chain Management”
February 22 Xiao-Li Meng
Chair and Professor
Harvard University
“Trivial Mathematics But Deep Statistics: Simpson’s Paradox and Its Impact on Your Life”
February 3 Douglas Hawkins
Professor
University of Minnesota
“Statistical Process Control and the Problem of Unknown Parameters”
January 13 Milo Schield
Professor
Augsburg College
“Statistical Literacy: Confounding”

2010

Date

Speaker

Presentation

November 5 Katherine Davies
Assistant Professor
University of Manitoba
“Order Statistics and Pitman Closeness”
October 15 Don Dell
Halliburton Minerals
TBA
September 24 David Han
Assistant Professor University of Texas at San Antonio
“Exact Inference for Failure Data from Exponential Distribution Under Progressive Type-I Censoring”
February 26 Long Liu
Assistant Professor
University of Texas at San Antonio
“Estimating and Testing in Panel Data Modes in the Presence of Autoregressive Error”
January 15 Sat Narain Gupta
Professor
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
“Additive vs. Multiplicative Scrambling in Two-Step Optional Randomized Response Models”

2009

Date

Speaker

Presentation

December 4 Dennis Lin
University Distinguished Professor
Penn State University
“Business, Industry and Government (BIG) Statistics”
November 20 Don Lien
Professor 
University of Texas at San Antonio
“Statistical Methods in Inventory Effect and Analysis”
November 6 Hon Keung Tony Ng
Associate Professor Southern Methodist University
“Statistical Analysis of Adaptive Progressively Censored Data”
October 30 Daijin Ko
Professor
University of Texas at San Antonio
“An Introduction to Neurostatistics”
October 16 Brad Pollock
Professor and Chairman
UT Health Science Center San Antonio
“A Randomized Controlled Intervention Trial to Improve Treatment Adherence for Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer”
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