Department of Technology, Operations, and Statistics Seminar Series

The Department of Technology, Operations, and Statistics hosts four research seminar series each academic year: Department Colloquium, Technology, Operations Management, and Statistics. The current schedule of seminars planned for the academic year is listed below.
 

2019-2020 Academic Year

 

Tech, Ops, and Stat Colloquium Seminars

Speaker/Affiliation Date/Time Room Presentation Title
Ming Hu
(University of Toronto) 
April 30, 2019
12:30-1:45pm
TBA To Be Announced
 
For more information on Colloquium seminars, contact: 
Chelsea Germanese
cgermane@stern.nyu.edu
212-998-0484

 

Technology

Speaker/Affiliation Date/Time Room Presentation Title
Peter Flach
(University of Bristol)
October 25, 2018
12:30 - 1:45 pm
KMC 3-90 Towards a Measurement Theory for Data Science
Solon Barocas
(Cornell Tech)
November 1, 2018
12:30 - 1:45 pm
KMC 2-70 The Intuitive Appeal of Explainable Machines
Jonas Hjort
(Columbia)
November 15, 2018
12:30 - 1:45 pm
KMC 3-90 The Arrival of Fast Internet and Employment in Africa
Pinar Yildirim
(Wharton)
December 6, 2018
12:30 - 1:45 pm
KMC 2-70 Matching Pennies on the Campaign Trail: An Empirical Study of Senate Elections and Media Coverage
Benjamin Shestakofsky
(U Penn)
January 10, 2018
12:30 - 1:45 pm
KMC 4-90 Working Algorithms: Software Automation and the Future of Work
Kevin Werbach
(Wharton)
January 31, 2019
12:30 - 1:45 pm
KMC 2-70 To Be Announced
Samer Faraj
(McGill University)
April 4, 2019
12:30 - 1:45 pm
KMC 4-90 To Be Announced
Jeannette M. Wing
(Columbia)
May 2nd, 2019
12:30 - 1:45 pm
KMC 4-90 To Be Announced
Chris Forman
(Cornell)
May 9, 2019
12:30 - 1:45 pm
KMC 4-90 To Be Announced
Emma Vaast
(McGill)
May 16, 2019
12:30 - 1:45 pm
KMC 4-90 To Be Announced
 
For more information on IS seminars, contact: 
Alex Woodward
awoodwar@stern.nyu.edu
212-998-0810

 

Operations Management

Speaker/Affiliation Date/Time Room Presentation Title
Ruomeng Cui
(Emory University)
 
November 6, 2019
11:00-12:00pm
KMC 5-80 To Be Announced
Hamsa Bastani
(University of Pennsylvania)
November 13, 2019
11:00-12:00pm
KMC 5-80 To Be Announced
Mor Harchol-Balter
(Carnegie Mellon University)
November 22, 2019
10:00-11:00am
KMC 4-90 To Be Announced
Peng Sun
(Duke University)
December 4, 2019
11:00-12:00pm
KMC 5-80 To Be Announced
 
For more information on OM seminars, contact: 
Sneha Bolisetty
sboliset@stern.nyu.edu
212-998-0441
 

Statistics

Speaker/Affiliation Date/Time Room Presentation Title
Budhi Surya
(Victoria University of Wellington)
September 6, 2019
11:30-12:30pm
KMC 5-75 Exit time distributions of the finite mixture of Markov jump processes: properties and the EM estimation
Zuofeng Shang
(NJIT)
October 4, 2019
11:30-12:30pm
KMC 2-80 Statistical Optimality of Deep Neural Networks in Regression and Classification
(Yale University) October 25, 2019
11:30-12:30pm
KMC 5-75 TBA
Matias Cattaneo
(Princeton University)
November 1, 2019
11:30-12:30pm
Tisch LC-21 TBA
He Li
(NYU)
November 15, 2019
11:30-12:30pm
KMC 5-75 TBA
Guang Cheng
(Purdue University)
November 22, 2019
11:30-12:30pm
KMC 5-75 TBA
Caleb Miles 
(Columbia University)
December 6, 2019
11:30-12:30pm
Tisch LC-21 TBA
   
For more information on Stat seminars, contact: 
Chelsea Germanese
cgermane@stern.nyu.edu
212-998-0484


For Fall 2019 seminars, please see the archive pages at left for Tech, Ops, and Stat Colloquium, Technology, Operations Management, and Statistics.