Preview: Medallion lecturer, Charles Bordenave

Charles Bordenave studied at Ecole Polytechnique in France, and received his PhD in 2006 under the supervision of François Baccelli. He was a postdoc at UC Berkeley before joining University [ More.. ]

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Mar 30, 2019

Meeting report: Calcutta Triennial Symposium

Professor Donald Rubin delivered the S.N. Roy Memorial Lecture at the Tenth Calcutta Triennial Symposium, December 27-30, 2018. Meeting organizer Partha Lahiri writes: Professor Donald Rubin delivered the 15th S.N [ More.. ]

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Childcare grants at JSM Denver: Apply by June 1

Are you bringing a child to the next IMS Annual Meeting (JSM in Denver, Colorado, July 27–August 1, 2019)? Apply to the IMS Child Care Initiative, and the IMS will [ More.. ]

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Mar 30, 2019

Want to host the Bernoulli–IMS 11th World Congress in 2024?

Call for expressions of interest in hosting the Bernoulli–IMS 11th World Congress in 2024 Preliminary bids / expressions of interest should be emailed to the IMS and Bernoulli society presidents [ More.. ]

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Mar 30, 2019

ACM–IMS Data Science Summit: register early!

Jeannette Wing and David Madigan, Columbia University, are the Event Co-Chairs of the ACM–IMS Interdisciplinary Summit on the Foundations of Data Science (June 15, 2019, in San Francisco). They invite [ More.. ]

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Mar 30, 2019

IMS Elections close June 15, 2019

The annual elections are taking place for the next IMS President, and for five places on the IMS Council. If you’re an IMS member, you should have received an email [ More.. ]

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Mar 30, 2019

August 2019 Bulletin now online

The PDF version of the August 2019 IMS Bulletin is online now: click the “latest issue” link in the bar above.

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Wolf Prize for Greg Lawler and Jean-François Le Gall

The Wolf Prize for Mathematics is awarded to Gregory Lawler from Chicago University, for his comprehensive and pioneering research on erased loops and random walks and to Jean-François Le Gall [ More.. ]

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Royal Statistical Society presents 2019 awards

The UK Royal Statistical Society has announced the recipients of its 2019 honours, who will be presented with their awards at a ceremony during their annual conference in Belfast this [ More.. ]

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Emery N. Brown Wins 2018 Dickson Prize in Science

Emery N. Brown, the Warren M. Zapol Professor of Anesthesia at Harvard Medical School and anesthesiologist at Massachusetts General Hospital, the Associate Director of the Institute for Medical Engineering and [ More.. ]

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Grégory Miermont awarded 2018 CNRS Silver Medal

The French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) has awarded one of its 2018 Silver Medals to Grégory Miermont, professor at the École Normale Supérieure de Lyon. CNRS awards Silver [ More.. ]

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Preview: Special IMS Lectures in 2019

Over the coming months we will be featuring previews of the 2019 special invited speakers who will be giving their lectures at three IMS meetings this year: the INFORMS/APS meeting [ More.. ]

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Medallion lecture preview: Krzysztof Burdzy

Krzysztof Burdzy received his PhD in 1984 from the Department of Statistics at the University of California at Berkeley, under the supervision of Professor Jim Pitman. He was a postdoc [ More.. ]

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Medallion lecture preview: David Dunson

David Dunson is Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of Statistical Science and Mathematics at Duke University. He is known for his broad spanning contributions to statistical methodology, with a particular [ More.. ]

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President’s Column: The CRediT you have been asking for

Xiao-Li Meng writes, in his third President’s Column: “Where should I put my name in the author list when I write a paper with my students?” is one recurring question [ More.. ]

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