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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.. ]

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American Philosophical Society elects David Donoho as member

The American Philosophical Society has announced its newest class of members, among whom is David L. Donoho, Professor of Statistics and Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor in the [ More.. ]

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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.. ]

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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.. ]

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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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Kathryn Roeder elected to US National Academy of Sciences

IMS Fellow Kathryn Roeder has been elected a member of the US National Academy of Sciences in recognition of her distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. NAS membership is [ More.. ]

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New ASA Fellows announced

The American Statistical Association has announced its class of 2019 Fellows. Among the 59 distinguished colleagues elected this year for their professional contributions, leadership, and commitment to statistical science, 23 [ More.. ]

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Watch video interview with Eric Laber

IMS member Eric Laber, Associate Professor at NCSU and Director of Laber Labs, features in an online video interview with the ASA’s Donna Lalonde and Lara Harmon, as part of [ More.. ]

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Robert Tibshirani elected Fellow of UK Royal Society

Professor Robert Tibshirani is among the 51 eminent scientists who have become Fellows of the Royal Society, for their exceptional contributions to science. Rob Tibshirani is Professor of Biomedical Data [ More.. ]

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Klaus Krickeberg honored in Vietnam

On the 16th of July 2018 the President of Vietnam awarded IMS Fellow Klaus Krickeberg the Friend of Vietnam Medal for “positive essential contributions to the development of the Vietnamese [ More.. ]

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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.. ]

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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.. ]

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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.. ]

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ISI Pearson Prize awarded to Yoav Benjamini

Professor Yoav Benjamini, the Nathan and Lily Silver Professor of Applied Statistics at Tel Aviv University, Israel, has been selected to receive the International Statistical Institute’s 2019 Pearson Prize for [ More.. ]

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Zhen-Qing Chen receives 2019 Itô Prize

The Bernoulli Society for Mathematical Statistics and Probability has announced the joint recipients of the 2019 Itô Prize. Congratulations to IMS Fellow Professor Zhen-Qing Chen (University of Washington, Seattle, USA) [ More.. ]

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