Bin Yu of the University of California, Berkeley has been awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Lausanne (UNIL) Faculty of Business and Economics in Switzerland. She was honored for being one of the most influential researchers of her time in statistics and data science, for the excellence and impact of her work, and for her major contributions to the development and advancement of machine learning. 

Bin Yu was interviewed by journalist Nathalie Randin [], with an introduction in French by Dean Jean-Philippe Bonardi of UNIL (you can read an English translation here).