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Hongyu Zhao received his BS in Probability and Statistics from Peking University in 1990 and PhD in Statistics from UC Berkeley in 1995. He is currently the Ira V. Hiscock Professor of Biostatistics, and Professor of Statistics and Data Science and Professor of Genetics at Yale University.  Hongyu’s research interests…

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Each year the IMS selects a range of distinguished researchers to deliver a special (named or medallion) lecture and receive the associated award, at one of the IMS sponsored or co-sponsored meetings. Where possible, these lectures are recorded and made freely available on our IMS YouTube channel. This year’s special…

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Early-Career Awards Peter Hall (1951–2016) played a significant role throughout his professional career in mentoring young colleagues at work and through professional society activities. With funds donated by his friends and family, the IMS created the Peter Gavin Hall Early Career Prize: https://www.imstat.org/ims-awards/peter-gavin-hall-ims-early-career-prize/. Its purpose is to recognize early-career…

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Travel Awards for Grad Students and New Researchers Applications are open for our two travel awards. The IMS Hannan Graduate Student Travel Award funds travel and registration to attend (and possibly present a paper/poster at) an IMS sponsored or co-sponsored meeting. This award is for graduate students (Masters or PhD)…

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IMS 2022 Annual Meeting organizers Qiwei Yao and Thomas Mikosch were delighted to welcome more than 520 participants—including over 100 students—to the IMS Annual Meeting in London at the end of June (https://www.imsannualmeeting-london2022.com). For many attendees it was their first in-person conference in three years, and there was…

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