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# Refreshments will be served 15 minutes before the seminar.
* Refreshments will be served 30 minutes before the seminar.

Date/Time Venue Title Speaker
DEC 5, 10:30 a.m. RR301 Qwen: Towards a generalist model Mr. Junyang LIN
NOV 29, 2:30 p.m. RR301 Semiparametric posterior corrections Dr. Andrew YIU
NOV 8, 2:30 p.m. RR301 Seminar presented by the Royal Statistical Society
Professional accreditation: What does it mean for you?
Ricky McGowan & Professor Rachel Hilliam
OCT 26, 4:30 p.m. KK202 Joint Seminar Organised by HKU Business School and Department of Statistics & Actuarial Science
Structural Deep Learning in Financial Asset Pricing
Professor Jianqing FAN
OCT 25, 10:30 a.m. RR301 Foundation models in medicine, generalist vs specialist Dr. Shaoting ZHANG
OCT 11, 2:30 p.m. RR101 RankSEG: A consistent ranking-based framework for segmentation Dr. Ben DAI
OCT 10, 3:30 p.m. RR301 Distributional model uncertainty with loss functions Dr. Fangda LIU
SEP 14, 2:00 p.m. RR301 Pushing the boundaries of photorealistic 3D reconstruction Mr. Stanislaw Szymanowicz
SEP 5, 10:00 a.m. RR301 Statistics research in the data science ERA Prof. Xuming HE
AUG 29, 10:30 a.m. RR301 Functionals, neural nets, and beyond: on multi-modal graph learning and implicit neural representations Dr. Angelica Aviles Rivero
AUG 28, 2:30 p.m. RR301 Vision foundation model and its application on autonomous driving Prof. Li ZHANG
AUG 18, 2:00 p.m. RR301 The distribution of Ridgeless least squares interpolators Dr. Qiyang HAN
AUG 16, 3:00 p.m. RR301 Risk functionals with convex level sets Dr. Yunran WEI
JUL 26, 10:30 a.m. RR301 Tail mean-variance portfolio selection with estimation risk Dr. Pengyu WEI
JUL 24, 4:45 p.m. RR301 Tree-regularized bayesian latent class analysis: Improving weakly separated dietary pattern subtyping in small-sized subpopulations Dr. Zhenke WU
JUN 30, 10:30 a.m. RR301 Finite time analysis of vector autoregressive models under linear restrictions Dr. Yao ZHENG
JUN 28, 2:00 p.m. RR301 [RESCHEDULED] Lessons from the COVID-19 on pandemic preparedness & response in Hong Kong Dr. Kathy LEUNG
JUN 19 & 21, 11:00 a.m. RR301 Short Course on
Decentralized risk-sharing rules: Definitions, properties and axiomatic characterizations
Prof. Jan DHAENE
JUN 16, 4:00 p.m. RR301 Joint Seminar by Dept of Statistics & Actuarial Sci, Faculty of Sci &
Area of Innovation & Information Management, Faculty of Business & Economic

Doubly high-dimensional contextual bandits: An interpretable model with applications to assortment/ pricing
Prof. Linda ZHAO
JUN 14, 11:00 a.m. RR301 Can a regulatory risk measure induce profit-maximizing risk capital allocations? The case of conditional tail expectation Dr. Jianxi SU
MAY 31, 11:00 a.m. RR301 A study on asset price bubble dynamics: Explosive trend or quadratic variation? Dr. Simon KWOK
MAY 18, 2:30 p.m. RR301 Reinsurance games with two reinsurers Dr. Bin ZOU
MAY 15, 3:00 p.m. RR301 Optimal statistical estimation under non-statistical constraints Prof. T. Tony CAI
MAY 15, 11:00 a.m. RR301 Computational nonlinear filtering: A deep learning approach Prof. G. George YIN
MAY 3, 10:30 a.m. RR101 Robust mendelian randomization with a binary outcome Dr. Zhonghua LIU
APR 26, 10:00 a.m. via Zoom Clinical natural language processing & deep learning in assisting medical image analysis Dr. Yifan PENG
APR 19, 4:30 p.m. KK315 Joint Seminar by Dept of Statistics & Actuarial Sci, Faculty of Sci &
Area of Innovation & Information Management, Faculty of Business & Economic

The outperformance of MMVaR in risk-return trade-off and portfolio selection with comparisons to other risk measures
Prof. Zhengjun ZHANG
MAR 29, 2:30 p.m. RR301 The synthetic instrument Dr. Linbo WANG
MAR 28, 4:30 p.m. KK202 Joint Seminar by Dept of Statistics & Actuarial Sci, Faculty of Sci &
Area of Innovation & Information Management, Faculty of Business & Economic

Super-quantile or expected shortfall?
Prof. Xuming HE
MAR 27, 10:30 a.m. RR301 Sparse covariance function estimation in high dimensions Dr. Xinghao QIAO
MAR 23, 10:30 a.m. RR301 [UPDATED] Kronecker product approximation for matrix approximation, denoising & completion Prof. Rong CHEN
FEB 22, 2:30 p.m. RR301 Learning dynamic 3D objects in the wild Dr. Shangzhe WU
FEB 3, 2:30 p.m. RR301 Cyber attack estimation with spatial clustering analysis Prof. Zhuo JIN
FEB 3, 10:30 a.m. RR301 Robust and efficient estimation under nonignorable missing response Prof. Yanyuan MA
JAN 18, 2:30 p.m. RR301 Optimal insurance of multiple policyholders with application to flood risk Dr. Alfred CHONG
JAN 11, 2:30 p.m. RR301 Bivariate Laguerre series approach to insurance risk models: Joint ruin probability & finite-time ruin probability Dr. Eric C.K. CHEUNG
JAN 3, 2:30 p.m. RR301 A novel approach to rating transition modelling via machine learning & SDEs on lie groups Ms. Michelle MUNIZ