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RIP: Steven F Arnold, Eugene Dynkin, Moshe Shaked, Henry Teicher and Marvin Zelen

We are saddened to bring news that five of our community have passed away recently. We do not yet have full details, but obituaries will appear for these colleagues in [ More.. ]


Members News: December 2014

Featuring news about Trevor Hastie, David Anderson, Kathryn Chaloner; Raymond J. Carroll, Frank E. Harrell Jr., Arnab Maity, Christopher S. McMahan, Sastry G. Pantula, Madan L. Puri, and Joshua M. Tebbs


IMS Members receive ASA awards

Sastry Pantula receives ASA Founders’ Award The American Statistical Association (ASA) presented Sastry G. Pantula, Oregon State University, with its prestigious Founders Award, along with James Cochran and Christine Franklin, [ More.. ]


US National Medals of Science

Peter Bickel writes: Of the nine National Medals of Science awarded by President Obama this year, three were in what I view, ecumenically, as the mathematical, information and data sciences. [ More.. ]


Members News: October/November 2014

Featuring news about Mike West, Fabrizio Ruggeri, Terry Speed, Simon Tavaré


New Editors for IMS Journals

Several IMS core and co-sponsored journals have new editors, whose three-year terms start January 1, 2015. Maria Eulalia Vares will be the new editor of the Annals of Probability, taking [ 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.. ]


Martin Hairer wins Fields Medal

The Fields Medals are the most prestigious awards in the field of mathematics, awarded every four years by the International Mathematical Union. Among this year’s four recipients is IMS member [ More.. ]


Members News: September 2014

Featuring news about Michael Jordan, Susie Bayarri, Terry Speed, Karen Kafadar, Alicia Carriquiry, Merlise Clyde, Dipak Dey, David Draper, Stephen E. Fienberg, Edward I. George, Michael Jordan, Joseph B. Kadane, Kerrie Mengersen, Eugenio Regazzini, Sylvia Richardson, Christian Robert, Judith Rousseau, Fabrizio Ruggeri, Marina Vannucci, Robert Wolpert, Brian Scott Caffo, Catherine A. Calder, Joseph E. Cavanaugh, Jie Chen, Jeng-Min Chiou, Bertrand S. Clarke, Holger Dette, Paul Embrechts, Yulia R. Gel, Mark E. Glickman, Scott H. Holan, Lurdes Yoshiko Tani Inoue, Karunarathna Bandara Kulasekera, Nicole A. Lazar, Bin Nan, Philip B. Stark, Joshua M. Tebbs, Hansheng Wang, Tian Zheng, and John Stufken.


IMS student members win Data Mining Cup

Iowa State student team wins international data mining competition A team of Iowa State University graduate students topped 98 other universities from 28 countries to capture first place in the [ More.. ]


Members News: August 2014

Featuring news about Rami Atar, F. Jay Breidt, Alexander Goldenshluger, Thomas C.M. Lee, Bin Nan, Richard Samworth, Martin Wainwright, Harrison H. Zhou; Christopher Genovese; H.N. Nagaraja


US National Academy of Sciences elects new Members

The United States National Academy of Sciences announced on April 29, 2014, the election of 84 new members, and 21 foreign associates from 15 countries, in recognition of their distinguished [ More.. ]


Members News: June/July 2014

Featuring news about: Geoffrey Grimmett, Martin Hairer, H. Vincent Poor; Montserrat Fuentes


Members News: April/May 2014

Featuring news about: Ying Hung; Philip Protter, Raymond J. Carroll, Keith Crank, Bani K. Mallick, Robert T. Smythe and Michael Stein; Stephen Fienberg; Alexandre Tsybakov; Gang Zheng


Rao Prize Conference: report

Runze Li writes: The Penn State Department of Statistics held the 2013 Rao Prize Conference on October 5, 2013 to honor the 2013 Rao Prize winner Herman Chernoff, Professor Emeritus [ More.. ]



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