David Sprott Distinguished Lecture Series

Professor David Sprott was the first Chair (1967-1975) of the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science at the University of Waterloo and first Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics (1967-1972). The David Sprott Distinguished Lecture Series was created in recognition of his tremendous leadership at a formative time of our department, as well as his highly influential research in statistical science.

Search by year: 202120202019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

2022 Distinguished Lectures

Stephen Sennmengxiao li

Stephen Senn

Stephen Senn has worked as a statistician but also as an academic in various positions in Switzerland, Scotland, England and Luxembourg. From 2011 to 2018 he was head of the Competence Center for Methodology and Statistics at the Luxembourg Institute of Health. He is the author of Cross-over Trials in Clinical Research (1993, 2002), Statistical Issues in Drug Development (1997, 2007,2021), Dicing with Death (2003,2022) and in 2009 was awarded the Bradford Hill Medal of the Royal Statistical Society. In 2017 he gave the Fisher Memorial Lecture. He is an honorary life member of PSI and ISCB.

Whatever Happened to Design-Based Inference? 

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Watch the recording on Zoom - use password SASreplay1!

Viktor Todorov

Viktor Todorov

Viktor Todorov is Harold H. Hines Jr. Professor of Risk Management and Professor of Finance at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. Professor Todorov is a Fellow of the Society for Financial Econometrics and the Journal of Econometrics. His research interests are in the areas of theoretical and empirical asset pricing, econometrics and applied probability. He has published extensively in these fields. His recent work focuses on the robust estimation of asset pricing models using high-frequency financial data as well as the development and application of parametric and nonparametric methods of inference for studying risks and risk premia using derivatives markets data. He currently serves as a Co-Editor for Econometric Theory, and is on the editorial board of a number of leading academic journals, including Econometrica and the Journal of Econometrics. He received his PhD in Economics from Duke University in 2007.

Recalcitrant Betas: Intraday Cross-Sectional Distributions of Systematic Risk

Friday, October 14, 2022


Back to top