From the Desk Of: Tati Howell
We are pleased to announce the 2021 election results, and to introduce the newly elected members of IMS Council. The next President-Elect is Peter Bühlmann, and the six new members of Council are: Aurore Delaigle, Davar Khoshnevisan, Samuel Kou, Dylan Small, and Daniela Witten (who will each serve a three-year…

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The American Academy of Arts & Sciences has announced the election of 252 new members, among whom is probabilist [and IMS Bulletin contributing editor!] Kavita Ramanan, Roland George Dwight Richardson University Professor of Applied Mathematics at Brown University. Ramanan has also recently been selected for the 2021 Class of Vannevar…

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The National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals (NOGLSTP) has selected Joseph Romano, Professor of Statistics and Economics at Stanford University, as its LGBTQ+ Scientist of the Year. An IMS Fellow, Joseph (Joe) Romano is a pre-eminent scholar in statistics and econometrics. He has published over 100…

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Maria Eulália Vares has been awarded the inaugural Willem van Zwet Medal for Special Service to the Bernoulli Society as member and chair of the Publications Committee, and editor of Stochastic Processes and their Applications (SPA). https://www.isi-web.org/news-newsletter/20596-willem-van-zwet-medal-awarded-to-maria-eulalia-vares

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The American Mathematical Society’s Ulf Grenander Prize in Stochastic Theory and Modeling is awarded to Michael I. Jordan for foundational contributions to machine learning (ML), especially unsupervised learning, probabilistic computation, and core theory for balancing statistical fidelity with computation.  https://www.ams.org/news?news_id=6500 [Michael Jordan has also just been elected a Foreign Member

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