IMS awards
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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Jianqing Fan is Frederick L. Moore Professor of Finance, Professor of Operations Research and Financial Engineering, Former Chairman of Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering and Director of Committee of Statistical Studies at Princeton University, where he directs both statistics and financial econometrics labs. After receiving his PhD from…

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As you will have noticed, 2020 has been an unusual year for conferences and speakers! Many events that were scheduled for 2020 will now be happening in 2021 (or even 2022), as you can see in the calendar at the back of the Bulletin, or on the IMS website at…

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We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2021 IMS Lawrence D. Brown PhD Student Award: Xin Bing, Department of Statistics and Data Science, Cornell University; Ilmun Kim, Statistical Laboratory at the University of Cambridge (previously a PhD student at Carnegie Mellon); and Yichen Zhang, Krannert School of…

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Peter Gavin Hall IMS Early Career Prize https://www.imstat.org/ims-awards/peter-gavin-hall-ims-early-career-prize/ Peter Hall played a significant role throughout his professional career in mentoring young colleagues at work and through professional society activities. The Peter Gavin Hall Early Career Prize recognizes early career (PhD in 2013-2020) research accomplishments and research promise in statistics, broadly…

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