Patrick Kelly, Senior Production Editor, Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS) has received the 2015 IMS Carver Medal. Mr. Kelly receives the award for his unique and exceptional contributions to maintain the high standards of the IMS journals; especially with the increasing and changing demands in journal production over the past 25 years.

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 3800 active members throughout the world.