WINTER 2015

January 5, 2015: Carolyn Killefer, Career Development Center, Oregon State University (Room 102 Owen) "Writing and Effective Resume and Cover Letter"

January 26, 2015: Jeremy Gaskins, University of Louisville, KY (Room 102 Owen) "Bayesian Methods for Non-Ignorable Dropout in Joint Models in Smoking Cessation Studies"

February 2, 2015: David Degras, DePaul University, IL (Room 102 Owen) "Estimation and detection of brain activations in fMRI studies"

February 9, 2015: Juan Restrepo, Oregon State University Department of Mathematics (Room 102 Owen) "Data Assimilation: Non-Gaussian Filtering Strategies for Time Series and Dynamics"

**February 20, 2015 (SPECIAL DAY) Sanjay Chaudhuri, National University of Singapore (Room TBA) "Hamiltonian Monte Carlo for Bayesian Empirical Likelihood"

February 23, 2015: Daniel Taylor, SAMSI (Room 102 Owen)

**February 26, 2015 (SPECIAL DAY) Dr. Ernest Fokoue, Associate Professor of Statistics, Rochester Institute of Technology (Room 112 Kearney) "Random Adaptive Subspace Learning for High Dimension Low Sample Size Data"

March 2, 2015: Adam Branscum, Oregon State University Biostatistics Department (Room 102 Owen) "Nonparametric Bayesian Applications in Biostatistics"

**March 5, 2015 (SPECIAL DAY) Jay VerHoef, (Room 112 Kearney) "Spatial Statistical Models for Stream Networks"

March 9, 2015: Frederic Schoenberg, (Room 102 Owen) "Voronoi residuals and other residual analyses applied to CSEP earthquake forecasts"

**March 12, 2015 (SPECIAL DAY) Ranjan Maitra, (Room 112 Kearney)