Posted on Saturday, December 19, 2020
The department of Statistics at the University of Connecticut is honored
to announce the 26th Distinguished Statistician Colloquium.
colloquium series ran from 1978 until 2012 and was renewed in 2018. The
colloquium series featured C. R. Rao, Bradley Efron, D.R. Cox, Grace Wahba and
many more. For a complete list, see https://stat.uconn.edu/pfizer-colloquium/
The purpose of the Colloquium is to provide a forum for a distinguished
statistician to share and disseminate their unique perspective and work in the
theory and/or application of statistics. Starting from 2018, the series has
been co-sponsored by Pfizer, the American Statistical Association, and the
Department of Statistics at the University of Connecticut.
THE 26th PFIZER/ASA/UCONN DISTINGUISHED STATISTICIAN COLLOQUIUM
is scheduled on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, 3:00-5:00pm through
This year’s speaker will be Professor Peter Bickel,
Department of Statistics, University of California,
Berkeley. The title of his presentation will be “Four excursions in
The colloquium will be followed by a discussion with Liza Levina from
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and Purnamrita Sarkar from University of
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