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Obituary: Bob Blumenthal, 1931–2012

Robert McCallum Blumenthal passed away on November 8, 2012 at the age of 81, after a long illness. Bob, as he was known to one and all, was a mathematician [ More.. ]


Obituary: Dayanand Naik, 1952–2012

Dayanand N. Naik, who was a Professor of Statistics at Old Dominion University in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, passed away on Friday, October 26, 2012, after a three-year [ More.. ]

Feb 27, 2013

Obituary: George Casella, 1951-2012

George Casella, a leading figure in the field of statistics, passed away on June 17, 2012, after a nine-year battle with multiple myeloma. He was 61. George’s influence on research [ More.. ]


Blackwell Lecture

Contributing Editor Peter Bickel writes: David Blackwell died on July 8, 2010. Since that time there have been a number of celebrations of his life and accomplishments: memorial sessions in [ More.. ]

Dec 19, 2012

Obituary: W. Jackson Hall 1930–2012

W. Jackson “Jack” Hall, PhD, Fellow of the IMS, Emeritus Professor of Statistics and Professor in the Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology at the University of Rochester, died peacefully [ More.. ]

Jul 18, 2012

George Casella, 1951-2012

IMS Fellow George Casella passed away on June 17, aged 61, after a nine-year battle with multiple myeloma. George was born in Bronx, NY, where he attended the Bronx High [ More.. ]

Jul 18, 2012

Obituary: Kesar Singh, 1955–2012

Kesar Singh, a beloved colleague, friend, teacher and extraordinary researcher, left us forever, and far too soon, on Wednesday May 16, 2012. Kesar had had a massive heart attack the [ More.. ]

May 17, 2012

Obituary: Thomas Cover, 1938–2012

Thomas Cover, Kwoh-Ting Li Professor of Electrical Engineering and Statistics at Stanford University, died on March 26, aged 73, following a short illness. Cover arrived at Stanford from MIT as [ More.. ]


Obituary: Franklin Graybill, 1921-2012

Franklin Arno Graybill, Professor Emeritus and founding Chair of the Department of Statistics at Colorado State University, died Friday, February 17, 2012 at the age of 90. He is survived [ More.. ]

Feb 16, 2012

Obituary: Johannes Kemperman, 1924–2011

Johannes H.B. Kemperman’s research and teaching career of 50 years included ten years at Purdue, 25 years at the University of Rochester, and ten years at Rutgers. During this time [ More.. ]

Dec 15, 2011

Obituary: Charles B. Bell, 1928–2010

Charles Bernard Bell, Jr. was born in New Orleans on August 20, 1928. To the statistical community he was affectionately called “Chuck.” He graduated from Xavier University at an early [ More.. ]

Dec 15, 2011

Obituary: Paul Meier, 1924–2011

Columbia University professor emeritus Paul Meier, renowned for his work in applying statistics to medical research, died on Sunday, August 7, 2011, in New York City. He was 87. The [ More.. ]


Obituary: Patrick Billingsley, 1925–2011

Patrick Billingsley, scholar, writer, and actor, died Friday, April 22 at the age of 85. He is survived by his children Franny, Patty, Julie, Marty and Paul, and by his [ More.. ]


Obituary: Anatolii Skorokhod, 1930–2011

The world’s mathematical community lost one of its most prominent members when Professor Anatolii Vladimirovich Skorokhod died on January 3, 2011. Anatolii Skorokhod was born on September 10, 1930 in [ More.. ]

Jul 15, 2011

Obituary: Bernard Harris 1926–2011

Bernard Harris passed away peacefully on January 28, 2011, at Tulane University Medical Center in New Orleans, La., following complications from heart surgery. Bernard was born on June 20, 1926, [ More.. ]



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