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Don Truax Receives the Carver Medal

created 29  Jul  2009


Don TruaxDon Truax, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at the University of Oregon has received the 2009 Carver Medal from the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS). The presentation of the medal will take place August 3, 2009 at a special ceremony at the IMS Annual Meeting/Joint Statistical Meetings in Washington DC.

Professor Truax receives the award for his many years of outstanding and dedicated services to IMS, especially for his sterling contributions to IMS publications as Managing Editor and as member and chair of the Committee on Publications and Committee to Select Editors.

The Carver Medal was created by the IMS in 2002 in honor of Harry C. Carver, Founding Editor of the Annals of Mathematical Statistics and one of the founders of the IMS. The medal is for exceptional service specifically to the IMS and is open to any member of the IMS who has not previously been elected President. Created in 1933, the Institute of Mathematical Statistics is a member organization which fosters the development and dissemination of the theory and applications of statistics and probability. The IMS has 4500 active members throughout the world.


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