The Institute of Mathematical Statistics has selected Han Liu as the winner of this year’s Tweedie New Researcher Award. Dr. Liu received his Ph.D. in 2010 from Carnegie Mellon University, and is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering at Princeton University.

The IMS Travel Awards Committee, selected Dr. Liu, “for fundamental and outstanding contributions to the theory and methods of nonparametric and semiparametric graphical models, with innovative applications in brain science and genomics.”

The IMS Tweedie New Researcher Award will fund Dr. Liu’s travel to present the Tweedie New Researcher Invited Lecture at the IMS New Researchers’ Conference, held this August in Seattle.