BI Research Centre


The purpose of Simula@BI is to facilitate collaboration on research and teaching in data science between BI Norwegian Business School and Simula Research Laboratory.


Upcoming activities

There are not any upcoming activities scheduled.

About the Simula@bi Research Seminars

The research seminars in data science will consist of talks on fundamental and applied research within statistics, machine learning and artificial intelligence.

To register for an event, click on the event above. The registration opens  about 1 week before the event. See list below for upcoming seminars.

Upcoming seminars spring 2022:

  • 16 June 2022: Machine learning (Simula@bi) with Chief Research Scientist/Research Professor Leon Moonen, Simula and BI

Previous seminars 2022:

  • 19 May 2022. Statistics/econometrics seminar (Simula@bi) with Postdoctoral Research Fellow Avi Mayorcas, University of Cambridge. 
  • 12 May 2022. Statistics/econometrics seminar (Simula@bi) with Senior Principal Economist Domenico Giannone, Amazon.com. 
  • 28 April 2022. Statistics/econometrics seminar (Simula@bi) with Assistant Professor of Econometrics Arturas Juodis, University of Amsterdam. Title: "This Shock is Different: Estimation and Inference in Misspecified Two-Way Fixed Effects Panel Regressions" (Cancelled)
  • 31 March 2022: Machine learning (Simula@bi) with Lars Henry Berge Olsen, University of Oslo. Title: "Should we stop using black box machine learning models and use interpretable models instead?"
  • 24 March 2022: Machine learning (Simula@bi) withHåkon Hoel, Junior Professor, Department of Mathematics, RWTH Aachen. Title: "Data assimilation: Methods, convergence, results and challenges". 
  • 3 March 2022: Statistics/econometrics seminar (Simula@bi) with Professor Roberto Renò, Department of Economics, the University of Verona. Title: "Jumps or Staleness".
  • 10 February 2022: Machine learning (Simula@bi) with Postdoctoral fellow Konstantin Pogorelov, Simula. Title: "Automatic misinformation detection: Results from the MediaEval multimedia evaluation challenge."
  • 3 February 2022: Statistics/econometrics seminar (Simula@bi) with Jan Ditzen, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano. Title: "Identifying dominant units using graphical models in panel time series data".

Open participation. Contact Siri Johnsen for information: siri.johnsen@bi.no