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Rao Prize Conference awards

The Penn State Department of Statistics held the 2017 Rao Prize Conference on May 12, 2017, and honored three outstanding prize recipients (and IMS members). Donald B. Rubin, the John [ More.. ]

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Karen Kafadar Elected ASA President

Karen Kafadar, chair and commonwealth professor in the department of statistics at the University of Virginia, has been elected the American Statistical Association’s 114th President. She will serve a one-year [ More.. ]

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Walter A. Rosenkrantz passed away

Walter A. Rosenkrantz, who passed away September 19, 2017, was Emeritus Professor at the Department of Mathematics and Statistics of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He had spent over 30 [ More.. ]

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Meeting report: 2017 Rao Prize Conference

The Penn State Department of Statistics held the 2017 Rao Prize Conference on May 12, 2017, where three outstanding prize recipients were honored. The 2017 C. R. and Bhargavi Rao [ More.. ]

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JSM 2017 in Baltimore

The 2017 Joint Statistical Meetings in Baltimore, Maryland, which included the IMS Annual Meeting, took place from July 29 to August 3. There were over 6,000 participants from 52 countries, [ More.. ]

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2017 ASA Fellows recognised at JSM ceremony

The American Statistical Association elected 62 new Fellows this year, among whom are the following IMS members: Mariza de Andrade, Professor of Biostatistics, Mayo Clinic Foundation William B. Fairley, Senior [ More.. ]

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International Congress of Mathematicians 2018 Plenary Speakers announced

The ICM 2018 (August 1–9, 2018 in Rio de Janeiro) is organized under the auspices of the International Mathematical Union. Plenary speakers include Gregory Lawler and Michael Jordan. Also listed [ More.. ]

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David Allison to Head Indiana University School of Public Health

IMS Fellow David B. Allison has been appointed dean of the Indiana University School of Public Health in Bloomington, Indiana, USA. Allison, former associate dean for research and science in [ More.. ]

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Mike Cohen MAA’s representative-at-large

Longtime IMS member Michael P. Cohen has been elected representative-at-large for business, industry and government, to the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) Congress with three-year term beginning February 1, 2018. [ More.. ]

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International Prize in Statistics presented to David Cox

As we previously reported, IMS Fellow Sir David Cox was named the inaugural recipient of the International Prize in Statistics. The prize was presented to Cox via video link at [ More.. ]

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2017 COPSS Awards

The Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS) presents awards annually to honor statisticians who have made outstanding contributions to the profession of statistics. For 2017, four awards were presented [ More.. ]

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Members’ News August 2017

Featuring news about Peter Bühlmann, Donald Rubin, Emmanuel Candès, Jeff Wu, Gordon Slade, Clifford Spiegelman

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2017 Carver Award winner: Elyse Gustafson

The Institute of Mathematical Statistics has selected Elyse Gustafson as the recipient of this year’s Harry C. Carver Medal. The award is made for Elyse’s exceptional service and dedication as [ More.. ]

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Francesca Dominici awarded 2016 Norwood Award

Francesca Dominici, Professor of Biostatistics, Senior Associate Dean for Research, and Associate Dean of Information Technology at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, was honored with the [ More.. ]

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National Academy of Science elects Maury Bramson

Maury D. Bramson, professor of mathematics at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, was among the 84 new members and 21 foreign associates elected to the US National Academy of Sciences. [ More.. ]

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