Academic Activity


  • Aug 2023 (upcoming): Talk at JSM 2023, Toronto. Topic contributed session on The IMSI Confronting Global Climate Change Program
  • Aug 2023 (upcoming): Organizing topic contributed sesion at JSM 2023, Toronto, on Advances in computational methods for large spatial data
  • Jul 2023 (upcoming): Talk at Spatial Statistics 2023, Boulder (CO)
  • Jun 2023 (upcoming): Talk at IISA 2023, Golden (CO). Invited session on Advances in Extreme Value Analysis
  • Jun 2023 (upcoming): Organizing invited session at IISA 2023, Golden (CO), on Methods and computing for large spatial data
  • Jun 2023 (upcoming): Talk at the ICSA Applied Statistics Symposium, Ann Arbor (MI). Invited session on New developments in spatial extremes modeling
  • May 2023 (upcoming): Poster at the 2023 Clemson Climate Extremes Workshop, Clemson University

//presentations & guest lectures

  • Mar 2023: Guest lecture for Spatial statistics and image analysis (STAT 625), UMBC, 2023. The Vecchia approximation for large spatial data. [Slides]
  • Mar 2023: Bayesian bootcamp (with Eric Yanchenko) for the Astrostatistics interest group, NCSU, 2023. [Slides]
  • Dec 2022: Talk for invited session at CMStatistics 2022, London. [Slides]
  • Dec 2022: Guest lecture for Bayesian inference (ST 740), NCSU, 2022. Variational Bayes for latent variable models. [Slides]
  • Oct 2022: Talk at the Climate and Weather Extremes workshop, Institute of Mathematical and Statistical Innovation (IMSI). [Recording]
  • Aug 2022: Talk for topic contributed session, JSM 2022, Washington DC