Laura Hildreth to Give MCS Dept. Seminar on 11/11

Posted on November 3rd, 2020 by

On Wednesday, November 11th, the new joint faculty member in E/M and MCS, Dr. Laura Hildreth, will be giving a seminar talking about a number of projects she has worked on that involve using statistics to solve real world problems. Join us via Zoom at 3:30 pm for this interesting discussion of applied statistics!

Seminar Logistics: Wednesday, 11/11, at 3:30 pm via Zoom
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Title: Bioenergy, Methamphetamines, and the Military: Using Statistics to Answer Real-World Questions

Abstract: Statistics is frequently used in research to help answer real-world questions. This talk briefly describes several projects that new E/M and MCS faculty member Dr Laura Hildreth has worked on that use statistics to help answer real-world questions. These questions span a variety of areas including the use of bioenergy in cancer patients and to reduce stress in college students, the development of a depression instrument for methamphetamine users, using machine learning to read government contracts and predict outcomes, and assessing the impact of COVID-19 on active duty military personnel.


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