Browsing articles in "Lectures and Addresses"

Nominate for 2016 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.. ]


Presidential Address: Erwin Bolthausen

Some thoughts about the relations between statistics and probability theory Erwin Bolthausen, University of Zürich and Kyoto University, delivered this IMS Presidential ADdress at the Joint Statistical Meetings in Seattle, [ 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.. ]


Emery Brown filmed at National Academy of Sciences meeting

During the 152nd annual meeting of the US National Academy of Sciences, several events and sessions were recorded and are now available to watch online. One of the filmed “research [ More.. ]


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.. ]


Le Cam Lecture preview: Jon A. Wellner

Jon Wellner presents this year’s Le Cam Lecture, given every third year in memory of Lucien Le Cam, at JSM in Seattle. Jon A. Wellner, born in 1945 in Oregon, [ More.. ]


Medallion Lecture preview: Jiashun Jin

Jiashun Jin is Professor of Statistics at Carnegie Mellon University. He received his PhD in Statistics from Stanford University in 2003. He was a faculty member at Purdue University from [ More.. ]


Presidential Address video and slides

We printed Bin Yu’s IMS Presidential Address in the October/November issue (in PDF format here). Bin reprised her talk at the New Researchers’ Conference, where it was filmed: you can [ More.. ]


IMS Invited Sessions at JSM 2015

JSM 2015 will take place in Seattle, Washington, from August 8–13, 2015. IMS Invited Program Chairs Igor Pruenster (University of Torino, Italy) and Antonio Lijoi (University of Pavia, Italy) have [ More.. ]


IMS Presidential Address: Let us own Data Science

Each year the outgoing IMS President delivers an address at the IMS Annual Meeting, which, this year, was the Australian Statistical Conference in Sydney (July 9-14, 2014), a joint meeting [ More.. ]


COPSS Awards at JSM

Members of the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS) are pleased to announce the 2014 awards, which were presented to the winners at the Joint Statistical Meetings in Boston, [ More.. ]


Call for nominations: Newbold Prize

The Bernoulli Society recently approved the establishment of the Ethel Newbold Prize for excellence in statistics, to be awarded every two years beginning in 2015. The name of the prize [ More.. ]



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