IMS awards
The IMS funds travel awards for early-career researchers, and some of this year’s recipients have written about their experiences. Read about the Hannan Graduate Student Travel Award and IMS New Researcher Travel Award at https://www.imstat.org/ims-awards/. Ting Ye, University of Wisconsin–Madison, attended ENAR 2019 using a Hannan Travel Award. Ting…

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In 2015 Paul Shaman wrote about the history of IMS Fellows, and included an extensive list of their other achievements. A few years have passed, so we now present an update to that list: Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences Ragnar A. Frisch 1969 Kenneth J. Arrow 1972 Tjalling C.…

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Each year the IMS selects special named and medallion lectures. In 2020, there will be the Wald and Blackwell lectures, and eight medallion lectures, as well as two joint IMS/BS lectures, the Doob and Schramm lectures. At next year’s Joint Statistical Meetings (August 1–6, 2020, in Philadelphia, PA) there will…

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Charles Bordenave gave a Medallion Lecture at the INFORMS-APS 2019 meeting, which took place July 3–5, 2019, in Brisbane, Australia. He is pictured here with Ruth Williams. You can read the preview of his lecture here.…

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Trevor Hastie is the John A Overdeck Professor of Statistics at Stanford University. Prior to joining Stanford University in 1994, he worked at AT&T Bell Laboratories for nine years, where he helped develop the statistical modeling environment popular in the R computing system. He received a BSc (Hons) in statistics…

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