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Obituary: Marc Moore, 1942–2019

Canadian statistician Marc Moore passed away on July 26, 2019, following a long illness. He was 77. A graduate of Université de Montréal, Canada, he was a professor at École [ More.. ]

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Obituary: Joseph F. Heyse, 1952–2019

Joseph F. Heyse, a respected and influential leader in biopharmaceutical statistics, passed away May 31, 2019. He was 67. Joe Heyse joined Merck & Co., Inc., in 1976 as a [ More.. ]

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Remembering Larry Brown

Paul Shaman wrote these remarks, edited and expanded from his comments at the dinner on November 30th, during the posthumous tribute to Larry Brown held November 30–December 1, 2018, at [ More.. ]

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Jul 15, 2019

Obituary: Joel Zinn 1946–2018

We mark the passing of Dr. Joel Zinn, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, Texas A&M University, on December 5, 2018, at his home in Westlake Village, California. He was 72 years [ More.. ]

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Jul 15, 2019

Obituary: David Hinkley 1944–2019

David Hinkley, who died peacefully at his home in California on 11 January 2019, made important and broad-ranging contributions to statistical theory and methods. David was born on 10 September [ More.. ]

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May 15, 2019

Obituary: Kimiko Bowman, 1927–2019

Kimiko Osada Bowman, age 91, passed away on January 13, 2019. Kim immigrated to the USA from her native Japan in 1951. In the course of only five years, she [ More.. ]

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May 15, 2019

Obituary: Harry Kesten, 1931–2019

On March 29, 2019, Harry Kesten lost a decade-long battle with Parkinson’s disease. He died in Ithaca, aged 87. Harry was born in Duisburg, Germany, on November 19, 1931. His [ More.. ]

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May 15, 2019

Obituary: Joan Rosenblatt, 1926–2018

Joan Eliot Raup Rosenblatt, a fellow of both the Institute of Mathematical Statistics and the American Statistical Association and former President of the Women’s Caucus of the ASA, died in [ More.. ]

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David Hinkley: 1945–2019

We are sad to report that David Hinkley, IMS Fellow and emeritus professor at UC Santa Barbara, passed away January 11. David, who was born in England, received his PhD [ More.. ]

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Dec 14, 2018

Obituary: Frank Hampel, 1941–2018

Frank Rudolf Hampel, professor emeritus at ETH Zurich, passed away in Thalwil near Zurich, Switzerland, on October 2, at the age of 77. Frank Hampel was well known for his [ More.. ]

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Nov 15, 2018

Steve Fienberg’s widow in mass shooting

We are deeply saddened to report that Steve Fienberg’s widow, Joyce, was among the 11 people murdered on October 27 at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, USA. She [ More.. ]

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Richard Gibbens (1962–2018)

British mathematician and computer scientist Richard Gibbens has died, following a short illness. He was 56. Richard’s research interests included the mathematical modelling of networks especially communication, road transport and [ More.. ]

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Thriyambakam Krishnan: 1937–2018

Anirban DasGupta, Purdue University, writes: Thriyambakam Krishnan, former Dean of Academic Studies and Professor at the Indian Statistical Institute, passed away in Chennai, India on July 4; he was 81. [ More.. ]

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Jun 27, 2018

Remembering P.K. Bhattacharya

George Roussas writes in memory of his colleague: Joining in the celebration of the life and achievements of PK Bhattacharya [see his obituary], I wish to scribe a few words [ More.. ]

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Jun 27, 2018

Obituary: P.K. Bhattacharya, 1930–2018

Prodyot Kumar Bhattacharya passed away March 9, 2018, at his home in Davis, California. He was professor emeritus at the University of California at Davis and contributed to the field [ More.. ]

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