2014 Minghui Yu Memorial Conference

The 2014 Minghui Yu Memorial Conference, organized by doctoral students at Statistics Department of Columbia University, will take place on Saturday, April 26th in Davis Auditorium in Schapiro CESPR of Columbia University (room 412). 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 memory.

The conference will feature talks by doctoral students at 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. Peter McCullagh from the Department of Statistics at the University of Chicago.

Download the program here.

Contact Benjamin Reddy [reddy@stat.columbia.edu] for questions about this event.

We would like to thank the Department of Statistics and the Graduate Student Advisory Council for their continued generous support.