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Obituary: Pejaver V. Rao, 1935–2015

Professor Pejaver V. Rao (known as P.V.) died on January 2, 2015 at his retirement home in North Carolina after a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer. He was hospitalized [ More.. ]

Feb 16, 2015

Obituary: Steve Arnold 1944–2014

Steven Ferris Arnold, age 70, of State College, PA, died December 6, 2014, at his residence. Steve was Professor Emeritus of Statistics at Penn State University. Steve was a 1966 [ More.. ]

Feb 16, 2015

Obituary: Eugene Dynkin 1924–2014

Eugene Dynkin, the A.R. Bullis Professor of Mathematics Emeritus at Cornell University, died November 14, 2014, in Ithaca, NY. He was 90. He is survived by his wife, Irene; a [ More.. ]

Feb 16, 2015

Obituary: Henry Teicher 1922–2014

Henry Earl Teicher, husband, father, friend and colleague, passed away on November 12, 2014 at the age of 92. Henry Teicher was born July 9, 1922, in Jersey City, NJ. [ More.. ]


RIP: Steven F Arnold, Eugene Dynkin, Moshe Shaked, Henry Teicher and Marvin Zelen

We are saddened to bring news that five of our community have passed away recently. We do not yet have full details, but obituaries will appear for these colleagues in [ More.. ]

Dec 16, 2014

Obituary: James B. MacQueen, 1929–2014

James “Jim” MacQueen IMS Fellow James B. MacQueen passed away on July 15, 2014, at the age of 85 after a long illness. He is survived by his wife, Ann, [ More.. ]

Nov 17, 2014

Obituary: Jagdish Rustagi, 1923–2014

Photo from Jagdish Sharan Rustagi, an eminent statistician and a fellow of IMS, passed away on September 21, 2014, in Sunnyvale, California. He was born on August 13, 1923, [ More.. ]


Obituary: Laurent Cavalier, 1971–2014

Laurent Cavalier, Professor of Mathematics at the Aix-Marseille Université, France, passed away on January 13, 2014, after being operated on for appendicitis in a hospital in Marseille, France. He was [ More.. ]


Obituary: Susie Bayarri, 1956–2014

M.J. (Susie) Bayarri passed away on August 19, 2014, in Valencia, Spain, after an 18-month battle with a brain tumor. Susie was a Fellow of the IMS and one of [ More.. ]


Obituary: Herbert Aron David, 1925–2014

H. A. David (photo courtesy of Iowa State University) Herbert Aron David, Emeritus Distinguished Professor in Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State University, Ames, passed away on July 14, [ More.. ]


Obituary: Witold Klonecki, 1930–2012

Prominent Polish statistician Witold Klonecki, born on September 28, 1930, died on August 10, 2012 at the age of 82. Witold Klonecki received a master degree in mathematics from the [ More.. ]

May 15, 2014

Obituary: Dennis V. Lindley 1923–2013

Photo courtesy of Rowan Lindley Dennis Lindley, a key figure in the modern Bayesian school of statistics, died on 14 December 2013 at the age of 90. The pervasive and [ More.. ]

Feb 15, 2014

Obituary: Marc Yor 1949–2014

Marc Yor speaking at a self-similarity conference in 2009. Photo: Murad Taqqu Marc Yor, one of the most distinguished probabilists in the world in recent decades, died suddenly on January [ More.. ]


Obituary: John Bather 1936–2012

John Alfred Bather, Emeritus Professor of Mathematical Statistics at the University of Sussex, died on September 7, 2012 at the age of 76, after suffering from myeloma. He was well [ More.. ]

Aug 29, 2013

Obituary: Maurice Priestley 1933–2013

Maurice Bertram Priestley, Professor emeritus of the University of Manchester, UK, was an outstanding, influential and highly respected figure in the field of time series analysis. His book on Spectral [ More.. ]



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