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ISOSS meeting, new President

The 11th biennial Islamic Countries Conference on Statistical Sciences (ICCS-11) has elected Professor Ali S. Hadi of The American University of Cairo (AUC), Egypt as the new President of the [ More.. ]

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Members’ News: January/February 2012

Featuring news items about Itai Benjamini, Johan Fellman, Michael Akritas, S.N. Lahiri, Dimitris Politis, Jerome Reiter, Alan Karr, S. Rao Jammalamadaka, and the IMS online journals Electronic Journal of Probability and Electronic Communications in Probability

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Members’ News: December 2011

Featuring news items about Krzysztof Burdzy, Laurent Saloff-Coste, Michel Ledoux, Anton Bovier, Michael Longnecker, James J. Cochran, Xuming He

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S.R.S. Varadhan: profile of the National Medal of Science recipient

Alain-Sol Sznitman, ETH Zurich, profiles former IMS president S.R.S. Varadhan, who, as reported in the last issue, has been named a recipient of the US National Medal of Science. The [ More.. ]

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COPSS Awards

In the last issue, we reported on the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS) awards, presented at its annual ceremony at JSM in Miami Beach on August 3 by [ More.. ]

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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

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Members’ News: September 2011

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

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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.. ]

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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.. ]

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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.. ]

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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.. ]

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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.. ]

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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.. ]

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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.. ]

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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.. ]

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