The IMS has eight funds that are open to contributions, detailed below. The Institute would like to thank the following individuals and organizations for contributing to the IMS. If you would like to make a contribution, please visit http://imstat.org/membership/gift.htm.
Blackwell Lecture Fund
The Blackwell Lecture Fund is used to support a lecture in honor of David Blackwell. The purpose of this lecture is to honor Blackwell, to keep his name alive and to inspire young people to emulate his achievements. The first lecture was presented in 2014.
David Aldous; Anonymous; Anonymous; Kenneth and Selma Arrow; David Banks; Alicia and Robert Bell; Peter and Nancy Bickel; Estate of David Blackwell; Karl and Aimee Broman; Linda Zhao and Lawrence Brown; Joan Fujimura and Kjell Doksum; Jianqing Fan; Arnoldo Frigessi; Joseph Gastwirth; Andrew and Caroline Gelman; Kenneth Griffin; Donald and Janet Guthrie; Ben Hansen; Barry and Kang Ling James; Iain Johnstone; Barbara Rosario and Michael Jordan; Joseph and Caroline Ann Mitchell Kadane; Karen Kafadar; Su Yeon Kim; Jing Lei; Susan and Terrance Murphy; Richard Olshen; Walter Rosenkrantz; Mary Louise and George Roussas; Tom Salisbury; Mary Jennings and Donald Sarason; Juliet Shaffer; S. and D. Shreve; Terence and Freda Speed; Virginia and Stephen Stigler; CJ Stone; Guo-Qiang Zhang and Jiayang Sun; Richard Tapia; Edward van der Meulen; Vincent Vu; Michael Waterman; Joseph Yahav; Zhaohui and Yuhong Yang; Qiwei Yao; Bin Yu and Ke-Ning Shen; Marvin Zelen; Ji Zhu.
IMS Gift Membership Fund (contributors from 2012 forward)
The IMS Gift Membership Program provides IMS memberships and journals for statisticians and probabilists in regions of the world where payments in hard currency would impose a difficult financial burden.
Gopal K Basak; Ernest Bowen; Louis Chen; Herman Chernoff; Joel Dubin; Steven Ellis; Arnoldo Frigessi; Diana Gillooly; Ramanathan Gnanadesikan; Susan Gruber; Irwin Guttman; Risto Heijmans; Estate V. Khmaladze; Ernst Linder; Ryan Machtmes; Donald McClure; Edmund McCue; Luke Miratrix; Richard A. Olshen; Walter Sievers; Charles Stein; Steven Thomson; Bruce E. Trumbo; Anton Wakolbinger; Donald Ylvisaker.
Le Cam Lecture Fund
The Le Cam Lecture Fund is an endowment fund set up by friends of Lucien Le Cam to memorialize his contributions to our field. The Le Cam lecturer should be an individual whose contributions have been or promise to be fundamental to the development of mathematical statistics or probability.
Charles Antoniak; Miguel Arcones; Frederick Asare; Dianne Carrol Bautista; Rudolf Beran; Thomas Billings; David Blackwell; William Brady; Karl Broman; Lawrence Brown; F Thomas Bruss; Prabir Burman; Andrew Carter; Yu-Lin Chang & Pao-Kuei Wu; Gang Chen; Louis Chen; Chin Long Chiang; Bertrand Clark; Michael Cohen; Anirban DasGupta; Roger Day; Jay Devore; Kjell Doksum; David Donoho; Lutz Duembgen; Robert Elashoff; Jianqing Fan; Kai-Tai Fang; Dorian Feldman; Thomas Ferguson; Dean Foster; Anthony Gamst; Li Gan; Jayanta Ghosh; Dennis Gilliland; Evarist Giné; Prem Goel; Alex Gottlieb; Z Govindarajulu; Priscilla Greenwood; Yuli Gu; Shanti Gupta; Peter Guttorp; Charles Hagwood; James Hannan; Paul Holland; Rafael Irizarry; Lancelot James; Paramaraj Jeganathan; Kun Jin; Iain Johnstone; Rafail Khasminski; Ja-Yong Koo; Hira Koul; Andrzej Kozek; Yury Kutoyants; Louise Le Cam; Kee-Won Lee; Erich Lehmann; Lei Li; Shili Lin; Hung-Kung Liu; Albert Lo; Richard Lockhart; VS Mandrekar; James Marron; George Martin; John McDonald; Paul Meier; Max Moldovan; Per Mykland; Peter Ney; Deborah Nolan; Richard Olshen; Michael Ostland; Edsel Pena; Mark Pinsky; Gilles Pisier; Madabhushi Raghavachari; RV Ramamoorthi; Guilherme Rocha; Walter Rosenkrantz; George Roussas; Habib Salehi; Frederic Schoenberg; Richard Smith & Amy Grady; Terry Speed; James Stapleton; Philip Stark; Charles Stein; David Steinsaltz; Stephen Stigler; Shiaoyun Sun; Takeru Suzuki; Anders Rygh Swensen; Shigeo Takenaka; Michael Talagrand; Steven Thomson; Lanh Tran; Howard Tucker; Sara van de Geer; Constance van Eeden; Guenther Walther; Jane-Ling Wang; Yazhen Wang; Shaoli Wang; Jon Wellner; Robert Wijsman; Colin Wu & Li-Ping Yang; Shen X; Jian-Lun Xu; Grace Yang; Yuhong Yang; Yannis Yatracos; Bin Yu; Marvin Zelen; Ping Zhang; Hongyu Zhao.
Open Access Fund
The Open Access Fund supports the establishment and ongoing operation of IMS’s open-access publications, including: Probability Surveys, Statistics Surveys, Electronic Journal of Probability, Electronic Communications in Probability and Electronic Journal of Statistics. Two further IMS open access ventures are the posting of all IMS journal articles to ArXiv, and assistance to members in posting to ArXiv.
Dorothee Aeppli; Anonymous; Anonymous; Frederick Asare; Arifah Bahar; Dianne Carrol Bautista; Peter Baxendale; Thomas Billings; Ernest Bowen; William Brady; Kevin Buhr; Herminia Calvete; Kathryn Chaloner; Louis Chen; Cindy Christiansen; William Cleveland; Jose Cordeiro; Louis Cote; Catherine Crespi; Angelos Dassios; Joel Dubin; Michael Fay; Raisa (Raya) Feldman; Kostas Fokianos; Anthony Gamst; Charles Geyer; Patricia Giurgescu; Charles Goldie; Christopher Green; Risto Heijmans; David Hoaglin; Robert Hoekstra; Fred Huffer; Jane Hutton; Ernesto Jardim; Brian Junker; Harry Kesten; Eric Key; Chandra Kiran Krishnamurthy; Luca La Rocca; Michael Lasarev; J Maindonald; Matthew Marler; John McDonald; Roy Mendelssohn; Maria Mendoza; William Mietlowski; Max Moldovan; Carlos Mora Gonzalez; Peter Ney; Roberto Oliveira; Richard Olshen; Ross Pinsky; Gilles Pisier; Igor Pruenster; Ruslan Pusev; Andreas Ruckstuhl; Arusharka Sen; Walter Sievers; Jonathan Skinner; Richard Smith & Amy Grady; Charles Stein; David Steinsaltz; Jason Stover; Shigeo Takenaka; Lanh Tran; Bruce Trumbo; Shaoli Wang; Wojbor Woyczynski; Marvin Zelen; Huiming Zhu.
Schramm Lecture Fund
The Schramm Lecture Fund was created jointly by IMS and the Bernoulli Society. The lecture in probability and stochastic processes is named in honor of Oded Schramm. The lecture will be given annually and will be featured at meetings (co)-sponsored by the IMS or the Bernoulli Society with a strong attendance by researchers in probability and stochastic processes.
Anonymous; Anonymous; Anonymous; A. Barbour; Cambridge University Press; Raisa (Raya) Feldman; Antal Jarai; Thomas Kurtz; Russell Lyons; John McDonald; Microsoft; Roberto Oliveira; Richard Olshen; Ross Pinsky; Gilles Pisier; Thomas Salisbury; Timo Seppäläinen; Jeffrey Steif; David Steinsaltz; Kenneth Stephenson; Edward C. Waymire.
Scientific Legacy Fund
The Scientific Legacy Fund supports the development of IMS web pages dedicated to ensuring the preservation of valuable historical information on IMS members and leaders of our fields. The IMS will use funds to cover costs of the development and maintenance of such pages.
Anonymous; William Mietlowski; Springer.
Tweedie New Researcher Fund
The Tweedie New Researcher Award Fund was originally set up with funds donated by Richard L. Tweedie’s friends and family. Funds are used to fund the travel of the Tweedie New Researcher Award recipient to attend the IMS New Researchers Conference and to present the Tweedie New Researcher Invited Lecture.
William Anderson; Elja Arjas; Dianne Carrol Bautista; William Brady; Peter Brockwell; Bradley Carlin; Alicia Carriquiry; Kathryn Chaloner; Louis Chen; John Connett; Keith Crank; William Dunsmuir; Gary & Carol Gadbury; Joseph Gani; Charles Geyer; Ramanathan Gnanadesikan; Jay & Anne Goldman; Peter Hall; Yu Hayakawa; James Hodges; Iain Johnstone; Thomas Louis; Robert Lund; Roy Mendelssohn; Sean Meyn; William Mietlowski; Max Moldovan; Philippe Naveau; Deborah Nolan; Esa Nummelin; Daniel Ocone; Roberto Oliveira; Gilles Pisier; Jeffrey Rosenthal; Kenneth Russell; J. Andrew & Lynn Eberly Scherrer; Arusharka Sen; Lynne Seymour; David Smith; Richard Smith & Amy Grady; Terence Speed; David Steinsaltz; Naftaly & Osnat Stramer; Shigeo Takenaka; William Thomas; Lanh Tran; Marianne Tweedie; Nell Tweedie; Cathy Tweedie; Xuan Yang; Marvin Zelen; Huiming Zhu; IMS General Fund; Gopal Basak; Asit Basu; Louis Chen; Joel Dubin; William Harkness; Gilles Pisier; Walter Sievers; Steven Thomson; Donald Ylvisaker; Ken-ichi Yoshihara; Marvin Zelen.
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