Browsing articles in "IMS awards"

Travel Awardees at JSM

Eight of this year’s IMS travel award recipients were able to come to the Presidential Address and Awards session at JSM (in total there were 10 Hannan Graduate Student awards [ More.. ]


Tweedie New Researcher Award

Richard Tweedie (1947–2001) played a significant role throughout his career as a mentor. The Tweedie New Researcher Award, created in his memory, provides funds for travel to present the Tweedie [ More.. ]


Nominations open for 2020 Peter Gavin Hall Early Career Prize

Peter Hall (1951–2016) played a significant role throughout his professional career in mentoring young colleagues at work and through professional society activities. With funds donated by his friends and family, [ More.. ]


JSM photos

You can see some photos from this year’s IMS annual meeting, at JSM in Denver, in the September 2019 issue. Download the PDF here.


Nominate for IMS Awards

It’s time to think about nominating your outstanding colleagues and collaborators for these IMS awards: Hall and Tweedie awards (see separate posts), Carver Medal and IMS Fellowship. Nominations are invited [ More.. ]


IMS Travel Awards: Why you should apply!

The IMS funds travel awards for early-career researchers, and some of this year’s recipients have written about their experiences. Read about the Hannan Graduate Student Travel Award and IMS New [ More.. ]


Our Fellows’ Achievements

In 2015 Paul Shaman wrote about the history of IMS Fellows, and included an extensive list of their other achievements. A few years have passed, so we now present an [ More.. ]


IMS Special Lectures in 2020 – and beyond

Each year the IMS selects special named and medallion lectures. In 2020, there will be the Wald and Blackwell lectures, and eight medallion lectures, as well as two joint IMS/BS [ More.. ]


Charles Bordenave’s Medallion Lecture

Charles Bordenave gave a Medallion Lecture at the INFORMS-APS 2019 meeting, which took place July 3–5, 2019, in Brisbane, Australia. He is pictured here with Ruth Williams. You can read [ More.. ]


Wald Lecture Previews: Trevor Hastie

Trevor Hastie is the John A Overdeck Professor of Statistics at Stanford University. Prior to joining Stanford University in 1994, he worked at AT&T Bell Laboratories for nine years, where [ More.. ]


Medallion Lecture Preview: Liza Levina

Liza Levina is the Vijay Nair Collegiate Professor of Statistics at the University of Michigan, as well as affiliated faculty at the Michigan Institute for Data Science and the Center [ More.. ]


Medallion Lecture Preview: Yee Whye Teh

Yee Whye Teh is a Professor of Statistical Machine Learning at the Department of Statistics, University of Oxford and a Research Scientist at DeepMind. He was programme co-chair for AISTATS [ More.. ]


Medallion Lecture Preview: Helen Zhang

Hao Helen Zhang is a Professor in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Arizona, as well as a faculty member of Statistics Graduate Interdisciplinary Program (GIDP). Helen Zhang [ More.. ]


Remembering Larry Brown

Paul Shaman wrote these remarks, edited and expanded from his comments at the dinner on November 30th, during the posthumous tribute to Larry Brown held November 30–December 1, 2018, at [ More.. ]


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.. ]



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