The 2015 Minghui Yu Memorial Conference, organized by doctoral students at
Statistics Department of Columbia University, will take place on Saturday,
in the Social Hall at
Union Theological Seminary. Minghui Yu was a doctoral student at
the statistics department, who passed away in a
tragic accident in the spring of 2008. Since then, doctoral students at
statistic department have been organizing a conference each year to honor his
The conference will feature talks by doctoral students at the Statistics
Department, ranging from those just beginning a research program to those who
are about to defend dissertations. In addition to being an occasion to
remember our friend and colleague, this event will be an opportunity to learn
about exciting new research areas emerging from our department.
Online registration is open now. The
schedule and program for this year's conference will be posted soon.
This year we are please to have a keynote presentation by
Prof. David Dunson from the Department
of Statistics at Duke University.
Contact Phyllis Wan [phyllis at stat.columbia.edu] for questions about this event.
We would like to thank the Department of Statistics for their continuous support.