Events

Past Event

Columbia University Symposium on Probability & Society

February 17, 2017
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Kent Hall, 1140 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY 10027 413
A half-day symposium featuring a series of short talks by Columbia faculty working on probability and its interactions with society. Schedule (Kent 413): 9:00am : Introduction -- Ivan Corwin (Mathematics) 9:20am : Yash Kanoria (Business School) 9:40am : Sharon Di (Civil Engineering) 10:00am: Joel Cohen (School of International & Public Affairs; Earth & Environmental Sciences) 10:20am: Robert Erikson (Political Science) 10:40am: Break 11:00am: Philip Protter (Statistics) 11:20am: Bruce Levin (Biostatistics; School of Public Health) 11:40am: Tim Halpin-Healy (Barnard Physics) 12:00pm: Ioannis Karatzas (Mathematics; Statistics) 12:20pm: Mihalis Yannakakis (Computer Science) 12:40pm: David Yao (Industrial Engineering & Operations Research) (This event is cohosted by members of the departments of Applied Physics & Applied Mathematics, Industrial Engineering & Operations Research, Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science Institute)