Probability and Statistics

Faculty

  • Louigi Addario-Berry, B.Sc., Ph.D. (McGill), Probability theory
  • William J. Anderson, B.Eng., M.Sc., Ph.D.(McGill), Applied probability and stochastic processes
  • Masoud Asgharian, M.Sc., Ph.D. (McGill), Survival analysis, changepoint problems, nonparametric Bayesian analysis, medical applications
  • Christian Genest, B.Sp.Sc. (UQAC), M.Sc. (Montréal), Ph.D. (UBC), Multivariate analysis, nonparametric statistics, extreme-value theory
  • Abbas Khalili, B.Sc., Ph.D. (Waterloo),  Mixture models, variable selection
  • Johanna Nešlehová, Dipl.Math. (Hamburg), Ph.D. (Oldenburg), Copulas, extreme-value theory, applications
  • Russell J. Steele, B.Sc., M.Sc. (Carnegie Mellon), Ph.D. (Washington), Mixture models, multiple imputation, computational statistics
  • David A. Stephens, B.Sc., Ph.D. (University of Nottingham), Bayesian inference and applications
  • David B. Wolfson, M.Sc.(Natal), Ph.D. (Purdue), Application of statistics to medicine, changepoint problems

We are aided in graduate student supervision and other matters by the following who are either Adjunct Professors or Associate Members of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics:

  • Donald Dawson, School of Mathematics and Statistics, Carleton University
  • Luc Devroye, School of Computer Science, McGill
  • Jim Hanley, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill
  • Lawrence Joseph, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill
  • Michael Mackey, Department of Physiology, McGill
  • Erica Moodie, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill
  • Robert Platt, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill
  • James Ramsay, Department of Psychology, McGill
  • George Styan, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McGill
  • Alain Vandal, Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand.
  • Alex Whitmore, Faculty of Management, McGill
  • Christina Wolfson, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill

Teaching

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics has extensive undergraduate and graduate programs in probability and statistics leading to the B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. degrees. Details may be found here.

Research

Details of research interests within the section may be found here.

Seminars

The group participates in the CRM Statistics Colloque seminar programme; details can be found here

From Fall 2011, the group also runs its own internal seminar programme, where members of the group, graduate students, and visitors will present their work: details can be found here.

Summer School in Statistics and Probability,  2010

The section hosted a summer school in Summer 2010. Details are provided here.

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