The Tweedie Award provides funds for travel to present the Tweedie New Researcher Invited Lecture at the IMS New Researchers Conference. The recipient of the 2020 Tweedie New Researcher Award is Adel Javanmard.

Adel is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Data Sciences and Operations, Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California. He was selected by the IMS Committee on Travel Awards “for novel contributions in high-dimensional statistical inference, iterative estimation methods, non-convex optimization, and network clustering.”