Browsing articles in "IMS awards"

Experiences of JSM 2015: apply for Travel Award

Thilaksha Tharanganie, who is a PhD student in the Department of Econometrics and  Business Statistics at Monash University, Australia, wrote to share her experiences from the Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) [ More.. ]


IMS Awards: nominate now

It’s that time of year again to consider who to nominate for the IMS awards. The Carver Medal was created by the IMS in honor of Harry C. Carver, for [ More.. ]


Donors to IMS Funds

The IMS has eight funds that are open to contributions, detailed below. The Institute would like to thank the following individuals and organizations for contributing to the IMS. If you [ More.. ]


Stochastic Processes conference featured Schramm lecture

The 2015 Schramm Lecture at the 38th Conference on Stochastic Processes and their Applications meeting in Oxford, UK, in July, was presented by Michel Ledoux, University of Toulouse. Michel’s lecture [ More.. ]


JSM Seattle in pictures

The September 2015 issue of the IMS Bulletin has photos of some of the highlights of the Joint Statistical Meetings in Seattle. Check it out!


IMS Fellows: a little history

In the last issue, we announced the latest additions to the prestigious list of IMS Fellows, now numbering 1,098. Paul Shaman delves deeper into the history of IMS Fellows, and [ More.. ]


Nominate an IMS Named or Medallion Lecturer

The IMS Committee on Special Lectures is accepting nominations for IMS Named and Medallion Lectures. Available for nomination this year are the 2017 Wald and Neyman Lecturers, and the 2018 [ More.. ]


Wald Lectures preview: Susan Murphy

Susan Murphy is the H.E. Robbins Distinguished University Professor of Statistics & Professor of Psychiatry and a Research Professor at the Institute for Social Research. Her research focuses on improving [ More.. ]


Patrick Kelly selected to receive 2015 Carver Medal

IMS Council has approved the nomination of Senior Production Editor Patrick Kelly for the 2015 Carver Medal, as recommended by the Committee to Select the Carver Award. Patrick receives the [ More.. ]


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 [ More.. ]


IMS Fellows 2015

We announce the class of new IMS Fellows for 2015, who will be presented at the IMS Presidential Address and Awards session at JSM in Seattle. Congratulations, Fellows!


Medallion Lecture preview: Grégory Miermont

Grégory Miermont received his education at Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS) in Paris from 1998–2002. He defended his PhD thesis, which was supervised by Jean Bertoin, in 2003. He also spent [ More.. ]


Medallion Lecture preview: Kavita Ramanan

Kavita Ramanan is a Professor at the Division of Applied Mathematics at Brown University. She is a fellow of the IMS and a recipient of the Erlang Prize of the [ More.. ]


Medallion Lecture preview: Nicolai Meinshausen

Nicolai Meinshausen is Professor of Statistics at ETH Zurich. Before taking up his current post in 2013, he was Professor of Statistics at the University of Oxford and a post-doc [ More.. ]


Nominations open for IMS Lectures

In 2015 these IMS lectures have been/will be given: At APS (Istanbul, July 5–8, 2015), Medallion Kavita Ramanan; At SPA 2015 (Oxford, July 13–17, 2015), Schramm lecture Michel Ledoux and [ More.. ]



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