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Bradley Efron receives International Prize in Statistics

The International Prize in Statistics is awarded to Bradley Efron, Professor of Statistics and Biomedical Data Science at Stanford University, in recognition of the “bootstrap,” a method he developed in [ More.. ]


Distinguished Statistician Colloquium Series resumes with Grace Wahba

Haim Bar & Dipak K. Dey, University of Connecticut, report: After a six-year hiatus, this year we renewed the Distinguished Statistician Colloquium Series. With generous funding from Pfizer, the American [ More.. ]


Michael Jordan and Bin Yu selected for Chan–Zuckerberg Research Awards

IMS Fellows Michael I. Jordan (UC Berkeley) and Bin Yu (UC Berkeley) are working on two of the six projects that have just received a highly selective Chan–Zuckerberg Intercampus Research [ More.. ]


David Donoho’s Gauss Award

David Donoho is the recipient of the 2018 Carl Friedrich Gauss Prize, the major prize in applied mathematics awarded jointly by the International Mathematical Union (IMU) and the German Mathematical [ More.. ]


Statisticians honored by COPSS at JSM2018

Wendy Lou, COPSS Secretary/Treasurer, writes: 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 [ More.. ]


Senior statisticians celebrate birthdays

We extend our congratulations to two former IMS Presidents, C.R. Rao, who recently celebrated his 98th birthday, on September 10, and Herman Chernoff, who turned 95 in July. Anirban DasGupta [ More.. ]


An Interview with Richard Samworth, COPSS Presidents’ Award winner

  Richard J. Samworth of the University of Cambridge is the recipient of the 2018 Presidents’ Award. This award is presented annually to a young member of one of the [ More.. ]


New ASA Fellows recognised at JSM 2018 ceremony

The American Statistical Association elected 60 new Fellows this year, among whom are 16 IMS members and/or Fellows: Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, Moulinath Banerjee, Aurore Delaigle, Peter David Hoff, Bing-Yi Jing, Christina [ More.. ]


Fox School, Temple University, appoints Rubin and Airoldi

IMS Fellow Don Rubin, IMS member Edo Airoldi, and Vishesh Karwa, have all joined the Department of Statistical Science at Temple University’s Fox School of Business. Donald B. Rubin, professor [ More.. ]


Mike West to give second Akaike Memorial Lecture

In May of 2016, the Institute of Statistical Mathematics (ISM) and the Japan Statistical Society (JSS) jointly created the Akaike Memorial Lecture Award to celebrate the outstanding achievements of the [ More.. ]


Richard De Veaux elected ASA Vice-President

Richard De Veaux, professor of statistics at Williams College, has been elected as the American Statistical Association’s Vice-President. His term begins January 1, 2019. He will serve alongside Wendy Martinez, [ More.. ]


Australian Academy of Science elects new Fellows

The Australian Academy of Science (AAS) announced the election of 21 distinguished Australian scientists as New Fellows, among whom are Noel Cressie (University of Wollongong) and Kerrie Mengersen (Queensland University [ More.. ]


Emmanuel Candès 2017 MacArthur Fellow

Professor Emmanuel Candès, the Barnum–Simons Chair in Mathematics and Statistics and chair of the statistics department at Stanford University, was recognized last year as one of the MacArthur Foundation’s 2017 [ More.. ]


Bernoulli Society New Researcher Award 2019 winners announced

The Bernoulli Society New Researcher Award recognizes innovative research by new researchers. Among the 34 applications for the award, many of which were very strong, three IMS members have been [ More.. ]


2018 Carver Award winner announced

The 2018 Carver Medal is awarded to Byeong Uk Park, for his efforts and dedication in heading the local organizing committee of the inaugural Asian Pacific Rim Meeting (IMS-APRM) in [ More.. ]



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