Nov 14, 2014

December 2014 Bulletin now online

The PDF version of the December 2014 IMS Bulletin is online now: click the “latest issue” link in the bar above.


IMS President’s Message: Erwin Bolthausen

Erwin Bolthausen became IMS President in July (he is pictured below, center, with Past-President Bin Yu, left, and President-Elect Richard Davis, right). Erwin shares his thoughts on the future of [ More.. ]


Members News: December 2014

Featuring news about Trevor Hastie, David Anderson, Kathryn Chaloner; Raymond J. Carroll, Frank E. Harrell Jr., Arnab Maity, Christopher S. McMahan, Sastry G. Pantula, Madan L. Puri, and Joshua M. Tebbs


IMS Members receive ASA awards

Sastry Pantula receives ASA Founders’ Award The American Statistical Association (ASA) presented Sastry G. Pantula, Oregon State University, with its prestigious Founders Award, along with James Cochran and Christine Franklin, [ More.. ]


TOPOS: Pinsky was wrong, Euler was right

Robert Adler presents the third in his series of four articles on TOPOS, Topology, Probability and Statistics: This month, I want to direct most of my words to my fellow [ More.. ]


US National Medals of Science

Peter Bickel writes: Of the nine National Medals of Science awarded by President Obama this year, three were in what I view, ecumenically, as the mathematical, information and data sciences. [ More.. ]

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Nov 17, 2014

COPSS Awards 2015: nominations open now

Nominations are Open for the 2015 COPSS Awards. The Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS) invites your nominations for next year’s awards. In 2015 the Fisher Lectureship, Presidents’ Award, [ More.. ]


Medallion Lecture Preview: Tilmann Gneiting

Tilmann Gneiting’s IMS Medallion Lecture (below) and David DeMets’ plenary address (below that) will be delivered at the ENAR/IMS 2015 Spring Meeting in Miami, FL, from March 15–18, 2015. Tilmann [ More.. ]


Consider a contribution to the IMS

The IMS offers several opportunities for contributions to the society’s programs. Please take a moment to consider making a donation to one or more of these funds. Blackwell Lecture Fund [ More.. ]

Nov 17, 2014

Obituary: Jagdish Rustagi, 1923–2014

Photo from Jagdish Sharan Rustagi, an eminent statistician and a fellow of IMS, passed away on September 21, 2014, in Sunnyvale, California. He was born on August 13, 1923, [ More.. ]


Vlada’s Point: A WORKshop

Contributing Editor Vlada Limic is warming to her theme from her March 2014 and June/July 2014 columns: a workshop that enables more (actual) work to be done… I am eager [ More.. ]


Student Puzzle Corner 7 (deadline January 15)

The Student Puzzle Corner contains one or two problems in statistics or probability. Sometimes, solving the problems may require a literature search. Current student members of the IMS are invited [ More.. ]


IMS Presidential Address: Let us own Data Science

Each year the outgoing IMS President delivers an address at the IMS Annual Meeting, which, this year, was the Australian Statistical Conference in Sydney (July 9-14, 2014), a joint meeting [ More.. ]


Members News: October/November 2014

Featuring news about Mike West, Fabrizio Ruggeri, Terry Speed, Simon Tavaré


New Editors for IMS Journals

Several IMS core and co-sponsored journals have new editors, whose three-year terms start January 1, 2015. Maria Eulalia Vares will be the new editor of the Annals of Probability, taking [ More.. ]



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