GWU-BNU Summer Statistics Research Virtual Forum 2021

GWU-BNU Summer Statistics Research Forum

This June, the GW Department of Statistics and the School of Statistics at Beijing Normal University presented a three-day virtual research forum. At the forum, program experts shared cutting-edge research topics in statistics theory, biostatistics, machine learning and big data. The event also served to promote information exchange and collaboration between the two statistical programs, continue the tradition of the GWU-BNU summer program in statistics, and strengthen friendship between GWU and BNU. 

Forum Agenda

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 2

  • Welcoming Remarks from GWU and BNU leadership
  • Testing semiparametric model-equivalence hypotheses based on the characteristic function with Feifei CHEN, Assistant Professor, BNU
  • Modeling multivariate spatial data with Tatiyana Aponasovich, Associate Professor, GWU
  • Complex Likelihood Ratio Test for Genetic Pleiotropy with Model Free Assumption with Qiang WU, PhD candidate, BNU
  • On the Global Containment Profile of Hyperrecursive Trees with Joshua Spark, PhD candidate, GWU
  • Doubly Robust Estimation for Conditional Treatment Effect with Chuyun YE, PhD candidate, BNU
  • A Wavelet-Based Independence Test for Functional Data with an Application to MEG Functional Connectivity with Rui MIAO, PhD candidate, GWU

THURSDAY, JUNE 3

  • Bayesian multiple change-point detection for some random processes with Shaochuan LV, Professor, BNU
  • A projection-based consistent test incorporating dimension-reduction in partial linear models with Hua Liang, Professor, GWU
  • Avoided PM2.5-related health impacts from plastic waste recycling in China: the view of interregional and global perspectives with Qiao HUANG, PhD candidate, BNU
  • Some statistical issues of unobserved covariates in covariate randomized experiments with Yang LIU, PhD candidate, GWU
  • Order determination via sample splitting with Wenjun XIA, Master's Student, BNU
  • Extreme Quantile Regression with Xiang PENG, PhD candidate, GWU

FRIDAY, JUNE 4

  • Dimension reduction for covariates in network data with Junlong ZHAO, Professor, BNU
  • Nonparametric Tests of Independence based on Interpoint Distances, Reza Modarres, Professor, GWU
  • One-step Regularized Estimator for High-dimensional Regression Models, Yi WANG, PhD candidate, BNU
  • Heterogeneous Block Covariance Models for Cluster Analysis, Xiang LI, PhD candidate, GWU
  • Hypothesis Testing of Normal Mean Vector in Distributed Framework, Bin DU, PhD candidate, BNU
  • Uncertainty quantification in CNN through the bootstrap of convex neural network, Honefei DU, PhD student, GWU
  • Farewell & Pictures from our summer program with Qing PAN, Director of GWU-BNU Summer program

This June, the Department of Statistics at GWU and the School of Statistics at Beijing Normal University present a three-day virtual research forum. This forum will share cutting-edge research topics in statistics theory, biostatistics, machine learning and big data, promote information exchange and collaboration between the two statistical programs, continue the tradition of the GWU-BNU summer program in statistics, and strengthen friendship between GWU and BNU.