Plenary Speakers

Wendy Lou

Miklos Csorgo

Carleton University

Miklos Cssorgo is distinguished research professor at school of Mathematics and Statistics, Carleton University. He has more than 50 years of continuous publications in Stochastics (Probability and Statistics) since 1962. He has won several honours including Canada Council Fellow, Killam Senior Research Scholar , and Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics.

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Markos Koutras

University of Piraeus

Markos Koutras is Professor of Statistics and Applied Porobability in the Department of Statistics and Insurance Science, University of Piraeus. From November 2013 he is Dean of the School of Finance and Statistics, University of Piraeus, Greece. His research interest is in Asymptotic theory, Combinatorial distributions, Multivariate analysis and Reliability theory.

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Jeff Rosenthal

University of Toronto

Jeffrey Rosenthal is a professor in the Department of Statistics at the University of Toronto. He received his PhD from Harvard University in 1992. He was awarded the CRM-SSC Prize in 2006, the COPSS Presidents' Award in 2007, and teaching awards in 1991 and 1998. His book for the general public, Struck by Lightning: The Curious World of Probabilities.

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Elena Yarovaya

Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia

Elena Yarovaya graduated from the Mechanics and Mathematics Faculty of Moscow State University in 1982 in the department of probability theory, and until 2001 worked as a senior researcher at the research centers of the Ministry of Health. The results of her work have been published in the journals of "Theoretical and Mathematical Physics", "Progress of Mathematical Sciences", and many other international conferences.

Ernesto Mordecki

Ernesto Mordecki

Universidad de la República, Uruguay

Ernesto Mordecki (Montevideo Uruguay) obtained his PhD in the Steklov Insitute (Moscow) in 1994. Full Professor of Mathematics at the Faculty of Sciences of the Universidad de la República in Uruguay, is interested in the study of stochastic processes and its applications, ranging from statistics of random processes, to optimal stopping and stochastic optimization, Lévy processes, and applications in mathematical finance and telecommunications.