What Is The Big Idea?
STAT 29000, Spring 2017

Seminar: Tuesdays, 3:30 PM -- 4:20 PM, in UNIV 003
(STAT 29000-001; Banner CRN 17987)

Professor: Mark Daniel Ward
Email: mdw@purdue.edu
Office: MATH 540
Phone: 765-496-9563

Office hours: Dr. Ward is always happy to meet with students.
Dr. Ward is available for walk-in or scheduled appointments anytime, throughout the week.
He is also always guaranteed to be available MWF, 7:30 AM -- 8:20 AM, in MATH 540.

Course description: click here

Course policy: click here

Please plan to be present for every seminar.

organizational meeting
Seminar Speaker Schedule
Week 1: Tues, Jan 10
Week 2: Tues, Jan 17
Mr. Preston Smith
Director, Research Services and Support, in Research Computing
(Information Technology at Purdue)
Week 3: Tues, Jan 24
Hidden Figures
Week 4: Tues, Jan 31
LaTeX session 1
Week 5: Tues, Feb 7
LaTeX session 2
Week 6: Tues, Feb 14
(no seminar today)
Dr. Ward is giving the probability seminar this week.
Week 7: Tues, Feb 21
Dr. Deidra Coleman
Assistant Professor
Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science
Philander Smith College
Week 8: Tues, Feb 28
STAT-LLC students for 2017-18
come and talk with current students
about research for next year
Week 9: Tues, Mar 7
Dr. Fulya Gokalp Yavuz
Yildiz Technical University and
Purdue University
Department of Statistics
Week 10: Tues, Mar 14
Spring Break (no seminar)
Week 11: Tues, Mar 21
Dr. Mary Morrissey Kwasny
Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine (Biostatistics)
Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine
Week 12: Tues, Mar 28
Dr. Dave Kung
Professor of Mathematics
St. Mary’s College of Maryland
(also we need to do a little bit
of DataFest planning meeting)
Week 13: Tues, Apr 4
Denise Bradford
Statistician, Data Management and Analysis Team
Division of Adolescent and School Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Week 14: Tues, Apr 11 Dr. William Yslas Vélez
Professor of Mathematics
University of Arizona
Week 15: Tues, Apr 18
Dr. Barry D. Nussbaum
President of the American Statistical Association
Week 16: Tues, Apr 25 Evaluations by Dr. Loran Carleton Parker


This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1246818. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.