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Dipak Kumar Dey

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145 Brooks Hall / Founders Memorial Garden


3:30 - 4:00pm - Arrival (145 Brooks Hall)
4:00 - 4:05pm - Opening remarks by Associate Dean Lyall
4:05 - 4:10pm - Introduction by Head TN Sriram
4:10 - 5:00pm - Lecture, Dr. Dipak Dey, University of Connecticut.
5:00 - 5:30pm - Break
5:30 - 7:00pm - Dinner at Founders Memorial Garden
7:00 - 7:05pm - Remarks by Dean Stenport (145 Brooks Hall)
7:05 - 7:30pm - After-Dinner Talk, Dr. Dipak Dey, University of Connecticut.


Dipak Kumar Dey is an Indian-American statistician best known for his work on Bayesian methodologies. He is currently the Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor in the Department of Statistics at the University of Connecticut. Dr. Dey has an international reputation as a statistician as well as a data scientist. Since he earned a Ph.D. degree in statistics from Purdue University in 1980, Dr. Dey has made tremendous contributions to the development of modern statistics, especially in Bayesian analysis, decision science and model selection. Dr. Dey has published more than 10 books and edited volumes, and over 260 research articles in peer-refereed national and international journals. In addition, the statistical methodologies that he has developed has found wide applications in a plethora of interdisciplinary and applied fields, such as biometry and bioinformatics, genetics, econometrics, environmental science, and social science. Dr. Dey has supervised 40 Ph.D. students, and presented more than 200 professional talks in colloquia, seminars and conferences all over the world. Dr. Dey is an elected fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Statistical Association, the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, the International Society for Bayesian Analysis and the International Statistical Institute.

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