Jay Emerson is Keynote Speaker at ICDS 2021

August 20, 2021

Jay Emerson was a keynote speaker at the International Conference in Data Science 2021.

The Center for Data Science jointly with the Department of Statistics, Faculty of Science, University of Colombo organized the first ever data science conference in Sri Lanka.  The International Conference in Data Science (ICDS 2021) was held on 29th and 30th June 2021 as a virtual conference under the theme “Data Science: Reshaping the Future”.  Objectives of the 


“Jay Emerson is Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Statistics and Data Science at Yale University. His academic work has included Bayesian change point analysis, statistics in sports, computational statistics and graphics, and environmental science. He is the lead statistician of the Yale Environmental Performance Index, and is working to apply similar rigor to the analysis of ESG metrics for applications in finance.”

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