The Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science at the University of Waterloo is very pleased to announce a one day workshop on Computational Methods for High Dimensional Data to be given jointly by Professor Shoja'eddin Chenouri and Professor Ali Ghodsi on Thursday April 26, 2012. Further information and a registration form is available.
"The Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science is pleased to announce a number of open positions in Statistics, Biostatistics and Actuarial Science. For more details please see the Faculty Positions webpage". (Aug 2011)
The Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science is among the top academic units for statistical and actuarial science in the world and is home to more than 40 research active full-time faculty. It offers a vibrant research environment for a wide range of areas including foundations of statistics, analysis of longitudinal and life history data, computational inference, finance, risk management, ruin theory, survey methods, industrial statistics, and interdisciplinary collaborative work. The Department benefits from close relationships with several research groups on campus including WATRISQ, the Business and Industrial Research Group , the PROPEL Centre for for Population Health Impact, the Centre for Computational Mathematics in Industry and Commerce , the Survey Research Centre , and many others. The Department is also home to over 900 undergraduate students and about 150 graduate students in programs including Actuarial Science, Biostatistics, Quantitative Finance, Statistics, and Statistics-Computing.