As previously announced, IMS is seeking contributions to the IMS Peter Hall Early Career Prize fund. If you would like to donate in memory of Peter, there are three ways:

1. By credit card via the IMS website:

2. By US dollar check, made payable to “IMS – Peter Hall Endowment Fund.” Mail to: IMS – Peter Hall Endowment Fund, 3163 Somerset Drive, Shaker Heights, OH 44122.

3. By electronic transfer or wire: please email Elyse Gustafson for bank transfer details.

(For US residents, the donations will be tax-deductible. Per Internal Revenue Code Section 170, a contribution to an IMS Fund is considered a charitable contribution and is tax deductible under US tax laws. We confirm that this donation does not benefit you in any monetary or material fashion.)

IMS will invest the fund as they do all of their long-term accounts. It would be helpful if you could let us know the amount of your donation by emailing Jon Wellner, While this information would assist us in keeping track of progress toward the initial $40,000 goal, offering it is of course completely optional. We look forward to receiving donations from you and thank you very much for your support in advance!

Make your donation go further: Miki and David Donoho have generously agreed to provide a matching gift for donations received! 

We are grateful to these people who have already donated:


Adelchi Azzalini

David Banks

Rabi Bhattacharya

Mary Ellen Bock

Alexandre Bouchard-Côté

Richard A. Davis

Yanming Di

Margaret Donald

Charles Goldie

Elyse Gustafson

Jeannie Hall

Giles Hooker

Tomoyuki Ichiba

Gareth James

Jiashun Jin

Bingyi Jing

Estate Khmaladze

Roger Koenker

Runze Li

Zenghu Li

Xinhong Lin

Yingying Fan and Jinchi Lv

Yanyuan Ma

Yoshihiko Maesono

Geri and Kristina Mattson

Carl Mueller

John Nolan

Fredos Papangelou

Layla Parast

Byeong Uk Park

Edsel Pena

Brett Presnell

Peihua Qiu

Aaditya Ramdas

Nancy Reid

Philip Reiss

Johannes Ruf

David Ruppert

Richard Samworth

Qi-Man Shao

Dylan Small

Robert Smythe

Terence Speed

Clifford Spiegelman

Stephen Stigler

Stilian Stoev

Gabor Szekely

Boxin Tang

Donatello Telesca

Ryan Tibshirani

Howell Tong

Handan and Matt Wand

Naisyin Wang

Qiying Wang

Jon Wellner

Aihua Xia

William Weimin Yoo

George Alastair Young

Harrison Zhou

Johanna F. Ziegel