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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.. ]


Tweedie Award: Po-Ling Loh

The IMS has selected Po-Ling Loh as the winner of this year’s Tweedie New Researcher Award. She is an assistant professor in the Department of Statistics at the University of [ More.. ]


2020 Bernoulli–IMS World Congress

The named lecturers for the 2020 Bernoulli–IMS World Congress in Probability and Statistics (August 17–21, 2020, at Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea) have been announced. The IMS Lectures are as [ More.. ]


Preview: Rietz lecturer, Yoav Benjamini

Yoav Benjamini is the Nathan and Lily Silver Professor of Applied Statistics at the Department of statistics and Operations Research at Tel Aviv University. He holds BSc. In Physics and [ More.. ]


Preview: Medallion lecturer, Charles Bordenave

Charles Bordenave studied at Ecole Polytechnique in France, and received his PhD in 2006 under the supervision of François Baccelli. He was a postdoc at UC Berkeley before joining University [ More.. ]


Preview: Special IMS Lectures in 2019

Over the coming months we will be featuring previews of the 2019 special invited speakers who will be giving their lectures at three IMS meetings this year: the INFORMS/APS meeting [ More.. ]


Medallion lecture preview: Krzysztof Burdzy

Krzysztof Burdzy received his PhD in 1984 from the Department of Statistics at the University of California at Berkeley, under the supervision of Professor Jim Pitman. He was a postdoc [ More.. ]


Medallion lecture preview: David Dunson

David Dunson is Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of Statistical Science and Mathematics at Duke University. He is known for his broad spanning contributions to statistical methodology, with a particular [ More.. ]


Distinguished Statistician Colloquium Series resumes with Grace Wahba

Haim Bar & Dipak K. Dey, University of Connecticut, report: After a six-year hiatus, this year we renewed the Distinguished Statistician Colloquium Series. With generous funding from Pfizer, the American [ More.. ]


Nominate 2019 COPSS Awards

Each year, the statistical profession recognizes outstanding members at the Joint Statistical Meetings in an awards ceremony organized by the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS). Nominations are an [ More.. ]


Nominate an IMS Blackwell or Medallion lecturer

The IMS Committee on Special Lectures is accepting nominations for IMS Named and Medallion Lectures. The following lectures are available for nomination in 2018: • The 2020 Blackwell Lecturer • [ More.. ]


COPSS Awards for Bin Yu and Susan Murphy

The Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS) presents awards annually to honor statisticians who have made outstanding contributions to the profession of statistics. Bin Yu has been selected as [ More.. ]


COPSS establishes Elizabeth L. Scott and F.N. David Lectureships

The Committee of Presidents of Statistical Sciences (COPSS) has announced the establishment of two lectureships named after women: The Elizabeth L. Scott Lecture, and the F.N. David Lecture. The lectures, [ More.. ]


Le Cam, Neyman and Medallion Lecture previews

We introduce the Le Cam lecturer, Ruth Williams, and the Neyman lecturer, Peter Bühlmann, along with the rest of this year’s Medallion Lecturers: Anthony Davison, Anna De Masi, Svante Janson [ More.. ]



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