May 18, 2015

IMS Travel Awards announced

Meet the 13 people selected to receive this year’s IMS Travel Awards.

The IMS Travel Awards provide funding for travel to present a paper or a poster at an IMS sponsored or co-sponsored meeting, for New Researchers who would not otherwise be able to attend.

Travel Award winners

Where are these New Researchers going with their awards?

Matey Neykov will be using his award to travel to the 2015 European Meeting of Statisticians (July 6–10, 2015, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands).

Pierre Nyquist will be at Ann Arbor, Michigan, for the Ninth International Conference on Extreme Value Analysis, EVA 2015 (June 15–19, 2015).

Grigory Sokolov will travel to the 5th International Workshop in Sequential Methodologies, June 22–24, at Columbia University in New York.

Chuan Hong will be at the WNAR/IMS Annual Meeting, which is at Boise State University from June 14–17.

The remaining nine travel award recipients — Jinyuan Chang, Yong Chen, Haeran Cho, Peng Ding, Ethan (Xingyuan) Fang, Lijie Gu, Xiao Guo, Wei Sun and Thilaksha Tharanganie — will be using their awards to travel to JSM in Seattle (August 8–13).

If you are attending any of these meetings, do go and introduce yourselves and, if you can, listen to their talks or look at their posters!

If you are a new researcher interested in attending an IMS sponsored or co-sponsored meeting (apart from the New Researchers Conference, which is funded separately), check out the information on how to apply.

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