Invited Speaker Series

The Department of Statistics sponsors the Invited Speakers Series.  Faculty, staff, and students are able to engage with prominent members of the statistics community.

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Stats and Stories

  • Stats and Stories: Were the cancer clusters real? Statistical support for evaluating public policy

    David BanksEpisode 48: Were the cancer clusters real? Statistical support for evaluating public policy

     1/18/2018

    Guest:David Banks

    David Banks is a statistician at Duke University. He is a fellow of the American Statistical Association and the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, and a former editor of the Journal of the American Statistical Association and Statistics and Public Policy. His major areas of research include risk analysis, syndromic surveillance, agent-based models, dynamic text networks, and computational advertising.

  • Stats and Stories: Just in time for the holiday shopping season - a story about online marketing

    Glenn PlattEpisode 47: Just in time for the holiday shopping season - a story about online marketing

    Release Date: 12/19/2017

    Guest:Glenn Platt

    Glenn Platt ​(@glennplatt) is the C. Michael Armstrong Professor of Network Technology & Management & Director of Interactive Media Studies at Miami University​​. He is interested in social media marketing, digital media and e-Commerce​​. He is also the faculty ​sponsor of the Esports team at Miami.

     
  • Stats and Short Stories: Playing a risky game

    Episode 46: Playing a risky game

    Release Date: 12/01/2017

    Guest:David Banks

    David Banks is a statistician at Duke University. He is a fellow of the American Statistical Association and the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, and a former editor of the Journal of the American Statistical Association and Statistics and Public Policy . His major areas of research include risk analysis, syndromic surveillance, agent-based models, dynamic text networks, and computational advertising.

  • Stats and Stories: ​Thankful for a bountiful harvest - how bountiful was it and who produced it?

    Linda YoungEpisode 45: ​Thankful for a bountiful harvest - how bountiful was it and who produced it?

    Release Date: 11/20/2017

    Guest:Linda Young

    Linda J. Young is Chief Mathematical Statistician and Director of Research and Development ofUSDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service . She oversees efforts to continually improve the methodology underpinning the Agency's collection and dissemination of data on every facet of U.S. agriculture. She works on the surveys designed to characterize agricultural activity in the US.

     

Alumni Interviews

  • Brian Sampsel

    Class of 2003

    "A Fantastic Education"

  • Bryan Bell

    Class of 2004
    "Work Your Hardest in Whatever You Do"

  • Lisa Werwinski

    Class of 2013
    "The Meaning of Love and Honor"