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Recipients of the 2021 IMS New Researcher Travel Awards Announced April 13, 2021
IMS members who are selected to receive the IMS New Researcher Travel Award can use the funds for travel to present a paper or a poster at any IMS-sponsored or co-sponsored meeting. Any IMS member who has received their Ph.D. within the last five years is eligible to apply. The 2021 recipients of the IMS New Researcher Travel Awards are: Marta Catalano, University of Torino Yifan Cui, National University of Singapore Rui Duan, Harvard University…
April/May 2021 Bulletin now online March 29, 2021
The PDF version of the April/May 2021 IMS Bulletin is online now: click here to download the complete PDF. You can also read the articles here at https://imstat.org/news/. Contents include: International Prize in Statistics awarded to Nan Laird Members’ news : Chao Gao; Claire McKay Bowen, Jonas Peters, Aaditya Ramdas, Lingzhou Xue, Alicia Carriquiry, Wing Hung Wong, David Dunson; Nicholas Jewell; Chengchun Shi Anti-Asian Racism condemned Recent papers: Stochastic Systems
Statistical community condemns anti-Asian racism March 27, 2021
A Joint Statement Condemning Anti-Asian Racism from the COPSS Societies: ASA, ENAR, IMS, SSC and WNAR The Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS) condemns in the strongest possible terms all forms of racism and hate. The recent, horrendous event in Atlanta that targeted Asians and Americans of Asian ancestry in the United States is but one more manifestation of the systemic racism and exclusion that many of our colleagues and neighbors suffer routinely. The…
International Prize in Statistics awarded to Nan Laird March 24, 2021
The 2021 International Prize in Statistics has been awarded to US biostatistician Nan Laird, Harvey V. Fineberg Professor of Biostatistics (Emerita) at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, in recognition of her work on powerful methods that have made possible the analysis of complex longitudinal studies. More details below, in the April/May IMS Bulletin, and on the International Prize in Statistics website.…
Chao Gao receives 2021 IMS Tweedie New Researcher Award March 15, 2021
The IMS Tweedie New Researcher Award provides funds for travel to present the Tweedie New Researcher Invited Lecture at the IMS New Researchers Conference. The recipient of the 2021 Tweedie New Researcher Award is Chao Gao. Dr. Gao is an assistant professor in statistics at the University of Chicago. He was selected by the IMS Committee on Travel Awards, “For groundbreaking contributions to robust statistics, including establishing connections with generative adversarial networks, network analysis, and…
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