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UK Royal Statistical Society awards for Smith, Reid, Cressie

The UK’s Royal Statistical Society (RSS) has announced the recipients of its honours for 2016. Three IMS Fellows were selected to receive the Guy Medals in Gold and Silver, and [ More.. ]


Members’ News: April/May 2016

Peter Whittle elected foreign member of National Academy of Engineering Among the 80 new members and 22 foreign members elected to the US National Academy of Engineering (NAE) is Peter [ More.. ]


Peter Hall, 1951–2016

It is with great sadness that we report the passing away of Peter Gavin Hall on January 9, 2016, in Melbourne, Australia. He was 64. During the past four decades [ More.. ]


Emanuel (Manny) Parzen: 1929–2016

IMS Fellow Emanuel Parzen, a respected figure in signal detection theory and time series analysis who, with Murray Rosenblatt, introduced the use of kernel density estimation (the so-called “Parzen window”), [ More.. ]


Xihong Lin, Peter Diggle speakers at ENAR

The 2016 ENAR Spring Meeting will be held in Austin, Texas, from March 6–9. The meeting brings together researchers and practitioners from academia, industry and government, connected through a common [ More.. ]


Introducing the New Researchers Group

Alexander Volfovsky writes: For more than twenty years (with a gap year here and there) the IMS has been hosting the Meeting of New Researchers in Statistics and Probability immediately [ More.. ]


Elect your new Council

We are pleased to introduce the candidates who are standing for election to the IMS Council in 2016. This year there is one candidate for President-Elect, and there are 10 [ More.. ]


Members’ News: January/February 2016

Featuring news about Donald P. Gaver III, Michael Paul Cohen, Patricia A. Jacobs, Alan F. Karr, Stephen Portnoy, James Matthew Robins, Chih-Ling Tsai, Alyson G. Wilson; Judith Rousseau; Probal Chaudhuri, Radu Craiu, Byron J. Gajewski, Jianhua Huang, Nicholas Jewell, Jiming Jiang, Abba Meyer Krieger, Qi Long, Michael T. Longnecker, Wenbin Lu, Guy Philip Nason, Sonja Petrović, Natesh Pillai, Bruce David Spencer, David Spiegelhalter, Ajit Tamhane, David Alan Stephens and Glenn Stone.


COPSS Awards at JSM

The Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS) conferred their 2015 awards at JSM in Seattle in August. John D. Storey, Princeton University’s William R. Harman ’63 and Mary-Love Harman [ More.. ]


Members’ News: October/November 2015

Featuring news about Nell Sedransk, Bradley Efron, David L Banks, Peter Gaenssler, Samantha Tyner


ASA name 62 new Fellows

The American Statistical Association (ASA) named 62 of its members as Fellows this year. Among them are 18 IMS members. The IMS members who are new ASA Fellows are: John [ More.. ]


Statisticians on Ice

Two IMS members have been signed to major ice hockey teams in the US — not as players, but as part of the growing number of statistical analysts in professional [ More.. ]


Members’ News: September 2015

Featuring news about Aad van der Vaart, Michael Waterman, Steven Fienberg, Jiming Jiang, Judith Goldberg, John Eltinge, Xuming He and Danyu Lin.


Members’ News: August 2015

Featuring news about Sharon-Lise Normand, Gunnar Kulldorff, Ramanathan Gnanadesikan, Nitis Mukhopadhyay, Xuming He, Hao Zhang


Rao Prize Conference

The Penn State Department of Statistics held the 2015 Rao Prize Conference on May 14, 2015 to honor three prize recipients: the 2015 C. R. and Bhargavi Rao Prize Recipient [ More.. ]



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