Upcoming Events

Guest Speaker: Tony Lin from Boeing

When: Wednesday, September 27th 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Where: JFF LL125

Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/856348614546040/

ASC is proud to announce that guest speaker Tony Lin from Boeing will be coming to give a talk and host a networking session afterwards. Dinner will be provided!

*** Please note that this is a guest speaker/networking event and therefore is for PAID MEMBERS ONLY. If you’d you like to sign up for paid membership, instructions on how to do so can be found at www.uscappliedstats.com/membership

Description:
Statistical analyses can be used to solve a wide variety of real world problems but can also lead to spectacularly bad mistakes. In this talk, Professor Tony Lin draws on his 21 years of experience in the aerospace industry to illustrate how to avoid common pitfalls in statistics, and what can be achieved when statistical analyses are done properly. Among other topics, he will show how statistical analyses saved NASA $950M on the International Space Station, how a simple statistical analysis might have helped NASA avoided a $328 million error on a mission to Mars, and how statistical analyses helped Target corporation figure out a teen girl was pregnant before her father knew..

Tony Lin has a PhD in Statistics from Uc Berkeley and an MBA from USC. He has worked as a full-time statistician at the Boeing corporation for 21 years, where is a Boeing Technical Fellow and Six Sigma Master Black Belt. Tony has also taught business statistics part time at USC for 17 years.


 

Network Event: Boston Consulting Group

BCG is coming on October 3rd to ASC for a networking and recruiting event. Details to follow! Like our facebook page and subscribe to our emailing list (check the membership tab) to make sure you’re up to date on all ASC events!

 

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