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Members’ News: October/November 2011

Featuring news about SRS Varadhan, Emery Brown, Wayne Fuller, Nat Schenker, J.T.Gene Hwang, Runze Li, Deborah A. Nolan, Dimitris Politis, Donglin Zeng, Hongtu Zhu, Keith Baggerly, Tianxi Cai, James J. Cochran, Paul A. Gustafson, J. Michael Hardin, Dominique Haughton, Alan Hutson, Patricia A. Jacobs, Zhezhen Jin, Grace E. Kissling, Kalimuthu Krishnamoorthy, Kenneth L. Lange, Peter J. Lenk, Faming Liang, Aiyi Liu, Ying Lu, Ranjan Maitra, Jeffrey S. Morris, Christopher Nachtsheim, J. Sunil Rao, Jerome P. Reiter, Venkatraman E. Seshan, Thomas A. Severini, Julia Volaufova, Lijian Yang, James Rosenberger, Jessica Utts, Daniela Witten, Genevera Allen, Qunhua Li, Jessica Minnier, Layla Parast, Sihai Dave Zhao, Nick Horton, Paul Meier


Members’ News: September 2011

Featuring news items about Christian Genest, CR Rao, Joe Glaz, Xuming He, Jean-Pierre Fouque, and Craig A. Tracy


New IMS Executive Secretary

Aurore Delaigle will become the IMS’s Executive Secretary from August 2, 2011 to July 9, 2014, following Marten Wegkamp’s three-year term. Aurore is a Principal Research Fellow in the Department [ More.. ]


2011 IMS Election Results

We are pleased to announce the results of the 2011 IMS elections. The next President-Elect is Hans R. Künsch. The five new Council members, for a three-year term, are: Sandrine [ More.. ]


Distinguished Professor Bani Mallick

Bani K. Mallick has been promoted to distinguished professor in the department of statistics at Texas A&M University. Mallick is a pioneer researcher in the field of Bayesian nonparametric regression [ More.. ]


Dipak Dey associate dean of University of Connecticut College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Dipak K. Dey, Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor at the Department of Statistics, has stepped down as head of the department and has joined the administration of the College of [ More.. ]


Marie Davidian elected ASA President-elect

Marie Davidian, North Carolina State University, has been voted the next President-elect of the American Statistical Association. She will serve as ASA President during 2012. IMS Fellow Marie Davidian is [ More.. ]


Jon Wellner receives Humboldt Research Award

Jon A. Wellner, University of Washington, USA, has been elected the recipient of a Humboldt Research Award. He was nominated for this prestigious award by Prof. Tilmann Gneiting, University of [ More.. ]


Don Rubin honorary doctorate from University of Bamberg, Germany

Donald B. Rubin, John L. Loeb Professor of Statistics at Harvard University, has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the Faculty of Social Sciences and Economics at Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg, Germany. [ More.. ]


Royal Society elects Steffen Lauritzen and Simon Tavaré

The UK’s Royal Society is a fellowship of the world’s most eminent scientists and is the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence. Fellows are elected for life through a peer [ More.. ]


Laha Travel Awards

Thanks to a generous bequest by the late Professor Radha Govind Laha, IMS established the Laha Awards to provide funds for travel to present a paper at the IMS Annual [ More.. ]


IMS announces new Fellows

The IMS Committee on Fellows has selected 18 new IMS Fellows this year. They will be presented at JSM in Miami, at the IMS Presidential Address on Monday, August 1, [ More.. ]


Guggenheim Fellowship

In its 2011 competition for the US and Canada, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has awarded 180 Fellowships to artists, scientists, and scholars, chosen from some 3,000 applicants. Only [ More.. ]


US National Academy of Sciences elects members

The US National Academy of Sciences has announced the election of 72 new members and 18 foreign associates from 15 countries, in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. Among [ More.. ]


American Academy of Arts and Sciences elects Members

Some of the world’s most accomplished leaders from academia, business, public affairs, the humanities, and the arts have been elected members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Among [ More.. ]



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