IMS awards
Each year the IMS selects people to deliver named and Medallion lectures at our meetings. In 2020, there will be three Medallion lectures at JSM in Philadelphia, USA (August 1–6, 2020), from Susan Holmes, Roger Koenker and Paul Rosenbaum. Then, a couple of weeks later (August 17–21) and on the…

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Preview of a Special IMS Lecture Ashwin Pananjady is a final year PhD student in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at the University of California, Berkeley, advised by Martin Wainwright and Thomas Courtade. His research interests are broadly in statistics, optimization and information theory. Specific topics of

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Preview of a Special IMS Lecture Didong Li is a fifth-year graduate student in the Department of Mathematics at Duke University, supervised by David B. Dunson and Sayan Mukherjee. His research focuses on bridging between statistics and differential geometry to develop fundamentally new algorithms, statistical methods and theory. In particular,

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We are pleased to announce the following members have been selected to receive the 2019 IMS Lawrence D. Brown PhD Student Award: Yuqi Gu is a PhD student in the Department of Statistics at the University of Michigan; Didong Li is in the Department of Mathematics at Duke University; and…

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Please consider nominating your outstanding colleagues and collaborators for these IMS awards. A candidate for IMS Fellowship shall have demonstrated distinction in research in statistics or probability, by publication of independent work of merit. Candidates for fellowship should be members of IMS when nominated. You may like to read the…

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