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Allan Sly awarded Loève Prize

  Award announced at the Stochastic Processes and their Applications meeting (see the report here) The 2019 Line and Michel Loève International Prize in Probability is awarded to Allan Sly [ More.. ]


JSM plenary session webcasts

If you weren’t at the Joint Statistical Meetings this year, you can still watch four of the plenary sessions. These videos are at • ASA President’s Address: Reinforcing the [ More.. ]


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.. ]


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.


Meeting report: WNAR/IMS/JR

Megan Othus reports: The 2019 Annual Meeting of the WNAR/IMS was hosted by Oregon Health Science University from June 23–26, with over 280 participants. In addition to WNAR’s yearly partnership [ More.. ]


Meeting report: SPA 2019 in Evanston

Antonio (Tuca) Auffinger and Greg Lawler report: Northwestern University hosted the 41st Stochastic Processes and their Applications conference July 8 –12, 2019, with 277 registered participants coming from 34 different [ More.. ]


Distinguished Statistician Colloquium honors Arthur Dempster

This year’s speaker at the 25th Pfizer Distinguished Statistician Series will be Professor Arthur P. Dempster from Harvard University. The colloquium will take place on October 23, 2019, in Storrs, [ More.. ]


Meeting report: Modern Applied Probability

Modern Applied Probability: a workshop in celebration of Sergey Foss’s 65th birthday, was held May 15–17, 2019, at the International Center for Mathematical Sciences, at The Bayes Centre in Edinburgh, [ More.. ]


IMS highlights at JSM

Among the highlights in the IMS program at the Joint Statistical Meetings: IMS Presidential Address and Awards Ceremony (Monday, July 29, 8:00 pm): Xiao-Li Meng: 011, 010111, and 011111100100 Wald Lectures (Mon, [ More.. ]

May 15, 2019

Report: Conference Honoring Tom Liggett

Interacting Particle Systems, Statistical Mechanics and Related Topics, A Conference to Honor the Contributions of Thomas M. Liggett on the Occasion of his 75th Birthday (conference website) took place at [ 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.. ]

Mar 30, 2019

Meeting report: Calcutta Triennial Symposium

Professor Donald Rubin delivered the S.N. Roy Memorial Lecture at the Tenth Calcutta Triennial Symposium, December 27-30, 2018. Meeting organizer Partha Lahiri writes: Professor Donald Rubin delivered the 15th S.N [ More.. ]



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