IMS Bulletin
The 2021 Line and Michel Loève International Prize in Probability is awarded to Ivan Corwin of Columbia University. The prize, which carries a monetary award of $30,000, will be presented at a ceremony in Berkeley in Fall 2021. Ivan Corwin received his PhD in 2011 under Gérard Ben Arous at…

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The ASA Noether Awards were established in 1999 as a tribute to Gottfried Emanuel Noether, a leading scholar in nonparametric statistics with interests in research and teaching. The Noether Senior Scholar Award is given each year to a distinguished senior researcher/teacher in nonparametric statistics and the Noether Young Scholar Award…

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We previously announced that Kavita Ramanan was selected for the 2021 class of Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellows, the US Department of Defense’s flagship single investigator award. In addition, Michael I. Jordan (University of California, Berkeley) was selected in the same class of eight Fellows. His research topic is, “On Intelligence…

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Jim Pitman paid tribute to his long-term colleague and distinguished researcher in probability theory Michael J. Klass, UC Berkeley, on Michael’s retirement in July 2020. Michael will continue to be involved in the department as Professor Emeritus and Professor in the Graduate School. Below, Jim describes Michael’s career: Despite having…

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Carver Award Nominations are invited for the Carver Medal, created by the IMS in honor of Harry C. Carver, for exceptional service specifically to the IMS. Deadline February 1, 2022: https://www.imstat.org/ims-awards/harry-c-carver-medal/. IMS Fellows Nominate a member for IMS Fellowship whose research in statistics or probability, or leadership in our…

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