Mar 30, 2019

June/July 2019 Bulletin now online

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Carver Award: Jean Opsomer

The Carver Medal Committee of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics has selected Jean Opsomer to receive the 2019 Harry C. Carver Medal. The award is made in recognition of his [ More.. ]


Kathryn Roeder elected to US National Academy of Sciences

IMS Fellow Kathryn Roeder has been elected a member of the US National Academy of Sciences in recognition of her distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. NAS membership is [ More.. ]


New ASA Fellows announced

The American Statistical Association has announced its class of 2019 Fellows. Among the 59 distinguished colleagues elected this year for their professional contributions, leadership, and commitment to statistical science, 23 [ More.. ]


Watch video interview with Eric Laber

IMS member Eric Laber, Associate Professor at NCSU and Director of Laber Labs, features in an online video interview with the ASA’s Donna Lalonde and Lara Harmon, as part of [ More.. ]


Robert Tibshirani elected Fellow of UK Royal Society

Professor Robert Tibshirani is among the 51 eminent scientists who have become Fellows of the Royal Society, for their exceptional contributions to science. Rob Tibshirani is Professor of Biomedical Data [ More.. ]


Klaus Krickeberg honored in Vietnam

On the 16th of July 2018 the President of Vietnam awarded IMS Fellow Klaus Krickeberg the Friend of Vietnam Medal for “positive essential contributions to the development of the Vietnamese [ More.. ]


IMS highlights at JSM

Among the highlights in the IMS program at the Joint Statistical Meetings: IMS Presidential Address and Awards Ceremony (Monday, July 29, 8:00 pm): Xiao-Li Meng: 011, 010111, and 011111100100 Wald Lectures (Mon, [ More.. ]


COPSS Awards at JSM

COPSS Snedecor, Fisher and David Awards announced The Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS) sponsors and presents the following awards at JSM Denver this year. The 2019 George W. [ More.. ]


Preview: Medallion lecturer, Étienne Pardoux

Étienne Pardoux received his PhD in 1975 from the Université Paris-Sud Orsay, under the joint supervision of Alain Bensoussan and Roger Temam. He held a position at CNRS, before joining [ More.. ]


New Researcher Travel Awards

The 2019 IMS New Researcher Travel Awards are supporting 11 new researchers to attend the following meetings. If you’re there, please look out for them and say hello! Statistics conference [ More.. ]


University of Michigan Statistics: 50 Years Old and Growing

The Department of Statistics at the University of Michigan marks its 50th anniversary this September. Its Department Chair, Xuming He, reports: In 1912, James W. Glover, a Professor of Mathematics [ More.. ]


Congratulations to the 2019 IMS Fellows!

We are pleased to announce the 25 new IMS Fellows selected in 2019. They will be presented at the IMS Presidential Address and Awards session at JSM, on Monday July [ More.. ]


President’s Column: From Statistically Significant to Significantly Statistical

IMS President Xiao-Li Meng writes another President’s Column: We statisticians have successfully—perhaps too successfully—taught everyone that the larger the size, the higher the power to lend credence to an alternative. [ More.. ]

May 15, 2019

Obituary: Kimiko Bowman, 1927–2019

Kimiko Osada Bowman, age 91, passed away on January 13, 2019. Kim immigrated to the USA from her native Japan in 1951. In the course of only five years, she [ More.. ]

May 15, 2019

Obituary: Harry Kesten, 1931–2019

On March 29, 2019, Harry Kesten lost a decade-long battle with Parkinson’s disease. He died in Ithaca, aged 87. Harry was born in Duisburg, Germany, on November 19, 1931. His [ More.. ]



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