IMS awards
Submit a nomination: https://www.imstat.org/ims-special-lectures/nominations/  The IMS Committee on Special Lectures is accepting nominations for: the 2023 & 2024 Wald Lectures the 2023 Blackwell Lecture the 2023 Wahba Lecture the 2024 Medallion Lectures (eight awards) Send your nomination by October 1, 2021. Information on all lectures is available at https://www.imstat.org/ims-special-lectures/

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The IMS is pleased to announce the creation of a new award and lecture, to honor Grace Wahba’s monumental contributions to statistics and science. These include her pioneering and influential work in mathematical statistics, machine learning and optimization; broad and career-long interdisciplinary collaborations that have had a significant impact…

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Axel Munk is the founder and director of the Felix-Bernstein Institute for Mathematical Statistics in the Biosciences at the Georg-August University of Göttingen. Moreover, he is a Max Planck fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry where he is the head of the research group for Statistical Inverse…

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Xin Bing is a fifth year PhD student in the Department of Statistics and Data Science at Cornell University, advised jointly by Florentina Bunea and Marten Wegkamp. Before moving to Cornell, he received a BS in Mathematics in 2013 from Shandong University, China, and an MS in Statistics in 2016…

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The IMS Tweedie New Researcher Award provides funds for travel to present the Tweedie New Researcher Invited Lecture at the IMS New Researchers Conference. The recipient of the 2021 Tweedie New Researcher Award is Chao Gao. Dr. Gao is an assistant professor in statistics at the University of Chicago. He…

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