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Undergraduate Research Experience in Statistics (URES) Symposium

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Department of Statistics
Beckman Institute - Rooms 1005 and 3269
May 1, 2024   10:00 am - 3:00 pm  
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Department of Statistics Event Calendar

Undergraduate Research Experience in Statistics (URES) Symposium 

May 1, 2024

Beckman Institute

10:00 - 11:00

Opening Session

Chair: Steve Culpepper

Room 3269

10:05 - 10:20

Jaewon Kim, Ziyi Gao - Decoding Global Financial Crisis: A Statistical Analysis of Market Crash Precursors and Dynamics

Mentor: Hyoeun Lee

10:20 - 10:35

Huizhu Jia - Repeatability and Reproducibility of Transvaginal Quantitative Ultrasound Measurements of the Cervix for Women at Risk of Preterm Birth

Mentor: Doug Simpson

10:35 - 10:50

Jiepeng Yuan - The Influence of Missing Data Imputing Procedures on Evaluating Diagnostic Assessments

Mentor: Susu Zhang

11:00 - 11:50

Parallel Sessions


Chair: Steve Culpepper

Room 3269

Chair: Lelys Bravo De Guenni

Room 1005

11:00 - 11:15

Bhuvan Kala, Julianna Drew, Sanjana Gongati - Computational Thinking with Data

Mentor: Vimal Rao

Dhruv Borda - Visualizing Change: Descriptive Analytics of Illinois Climate Variability

Mentor: Lelys Bravo De Guenni

11:15 - 11:30

Rachel Selvaraj - Reconsidering the Role of the Basic Reproductive Number when Evaluating Competition among Different Pathogen Strains 

Mentor: Pamela Martinez 

Yiqian Zhang, Aoyang Li - Approximate Bayesian Computation for Fitting Preferential Attachment Models

Mentors: Yuexi Wang, Yuguo Chen

11:30 - 11:45

Chloe Yang - Disentangling the Seroconversion and Seroreversion Rates of Seasonal Coronaviruses using Age-Stratified Seroprevalence Data

Mentor: Pamela Martinez

Yi Yang, Yayan Jiang - Detecting Temperature and Precipitation Trends in the Illinois Climate Network Station

Mentor: Lelys Bravo De Guenni



13:30 - 14:30

Parallel Sessions

Chair: Steve Culpepper

Room 3269

13:30 - 13:45

Daniel Hogan - Mind Wandering when Learning Statistics

Mentor: Vimal Rao


13:45 - 14:00

Barret Li - Factors Contributing to the Risk of Nurse Burnout

Mentor: Alexandra Chronopoulou


14:00 - 14:15

Linzhe Teng, Shuzhen Zhang - Geomagnetic Storm Real-time Detection of Solar Wind Data via Neural Network CuSum

Mentor: Georgios Fellouris


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