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October 03, 2022

Award-winning statistics professor to deliver Langenhop Lecture

CARBONDALE, Ill. — Dennis Cook, professor and director, School of Statistics, University of Minnesota will give this year’s Langenhop Lecture at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s  Probability and Statistics Conference, Oct. 28-30.

CookColor-sm.jpgCook will speak about “Commentary on the Analysis of Complex Data” at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 28 in Room A111 in the Engineering Building. His talk is open to the public.

Cook’s research areas include dimension reduction, linear and nonlinear regression, experimental design, statistical diagnostics, statistical graphics and population genetics, and he has won multiple awards, including the 2005 COPSS Fisher Lecture and Award.

For a full list of speakers and a conference schedule, go here. Registration is required for the conference.

The conference is funded by the National Security Agency, the College of Engineering, Computing, Technology and Mathematics, and Office of the Provost. The Langenhop Lectures are sponsored by the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences.