IMS awards
Liza Levina is the Vijay Nair Collegiate Professor of Statistics at the University of Michigan, as well as affiliated faculty at the Michigan Institute for Data Science and the Center for the Study of Complex Systems. She received her PhD in Statistics from UC Berkeley in 2002, and has been…

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Yee Whye Teh is a Professor of Statistical Machine Learning at the Department of Statistics, University of Oxford and a Research Scientist at DeepMind. He was programme co-chair for AISTATS 2010 and ICML 2017. His research interests span across machine learning and Bayesian statistics, including probabilistic methods, Bayesian nonparametrics and…

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Hao Helen Zhang is a Professor in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Arizona, as well as a faculty member of Statistics Graduate Interdisciplinary Program (GIDP). Helen Zhang obtained a PhD in Statistics from University of Wisconsin at Madison in 2002. She was assistant and associate professor of…

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Paul Shaman wrote these remarks, edited and expanded from his comments at the dinner on November 30th, during the posthumous tribute to Larry Brown held November 30–December 1, 2018, at University of Pennsylvania.   The Penn Department of Statistics is now in its 88th year. Over this period of time…

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The Carver Medal Committee of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics has selected Jean Opsomer to receive the 2019 Harry C. Carver Medal. The award is made in recognition of his outstanding contributions to IMS, especially through his steady service and guidance as two-term Treasurer of the IMS that put IMS…

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