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### Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Rowena Bastero

Advisor: Dr. Bimal SinhaThursday, April 20, 2017 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AMTitle: A Swapping Method and Exploratory Analysis for Average Treatment Effect Estimation Based on Partial Balancing and Simultaneous Inference of Regression Models Abstract: In order to provide...Posted: April 16, 2017 9:51 PM -
### Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Hyekyung Park

Advisor: Drs. Weining Kang and Florian PotraWednesday, April 19, 2017 at 12:00 PM - 2:00 PMTitle: Robust VaR portfolio selection problem under the joint ellipsoidal uncertainty set in the presence of transactions costs Abstract: The robust portfolio selection problem considers the...Posted: April 17, 2017 8:49 PM -
### Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Mona Hajghassem

Advisor: Dr. Andrei DraganescuWednesday, April 19, 2017 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PMTitle: Efficient multigrid methods for optimal control of partial differential equations Abstract: This work is concerned with designing optimal order multigrid preconditioners for optimal...Posted: April 16, 2017 8:11 PM -
### Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Jonathan Graf

Advisor: Dr. Matthias GobbertFriday, April 14, 2017 at 3:00 PM - 5:00 PMTitle: Parallel Performance of Numerical Simulations for Applied Partial Differential Equation Models on the Intel Xeon Phi Knights Landing Processor Abstract: Current high-performance computing...Posted: April 11, 2017 4:44 PM -
### Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Michael Orlitzky

Advisor: Dr. Muddappa GowdaFriday, April 7, 2017 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PMTitle: Positive operators, Z-operators, Lyapunov rank, and linear games over closed convex cones Abstract: Given a closed convex cone K with dual K^* in a finite-dimensional real Hilbert space...Posted: April 5, 2017 9:07 PM -
### Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Ye Yang

Advisor: Dr. Thomas MathewMonday, November 28, 2016 at 10:00 AM - 12:00 PMTitle: The Simultaneous Assessment of Normality and Homoscedasticity in Some Linear Models Abstract The validity of statistical inference usually depends on the underlying assumptions. Thus it...Posted: November 27, 2016 1:44 PM -
### Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Jian Zhao

Advisor: Dr. Thomas MathewFriday, October 21, 2016 at 1:30 PM - 3:30 PMTitle: Some approximate confidence intervals and regions for inter-laboratory data analysis Abstract The problem of interest in inter-laboratory studies is statistical inference concerning a...Posted: October 19, 2016 6:41 PM -
### Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Teresa Lebair

Advisor: Dr. Jinglai ShenTuesday, June 28, 2016 at 1:30 PM - 3:30 PMTitle: Constrained Estimation and Approximation Using Control, Optimization, and Spline Theory Abstract There has been an escalating interest in shape constrained estimation and approximation in...Posted: June 23, 2016 12:24 PM -
### Doctoral Dissertation Defense: Serap Tay Stamoulas

Advisor: Dr. Muruhan RathinamFriday, June 17, 2016 at 2:30 PM - 4:30 PMTitle: Asymptotic Analysis of Opinion Dynamic Models Abstract Opinion dynamics is the study of the evolution of opinions through interactions among a group of people referred to as agents. With...Posted: June 15, 2016 7:32 AM -
### Doctoral Dissertation Defense: April Albertine

Advisor: Dr. Bimal SinhaFriday, June 10, 2016 at 10:00 AM - 2:00 PMTitle: Statistical meta-analysis methods for publication bias, effect size estimation, and synthetic data Abstract Meta-analysis is the process by which we combine the results of many studies...Posted: June 7, 2016 3:58 PM