Lectures and Addresses
Sharon-Lise Normand (Chair of the 2020 Fisher Lecture Committee) and Joel Greenhouse (Carnegie Mellon University), write: The Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS) has selected Kathryn Roeder, UPMC Professor of Statistics and Life Sciences in the Department of Statistics and Data Science at Carnegie Mellon University, to give the…

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Amita Manatunga to deliver the 2020 E.L. Scott Lecture Liza Levina (University of Michigan, Chair of the Award Committee) and Lance Waller (Emory University) write: The COPSS Elizabeth L. Scott Award committee has awarded the 2020 award to Professor Amita Manatunga of Emory University. She was selected as this year’s…

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Martin Barlow is Emeritus Professor of Mathematics at the University of British Columbia. He received his BA from Cambridge in 1975, and his PhD from the University of Wales in 1979. Prior to his move to UBC in 1992, he held postdoctoral and faculty positions at Liverpool University, Trinity College

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Adel Javanmard is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Data Sciences and Operations, at the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business. Prior to joining USC in 2015, he was a postdoctoral research fellow at the Center for Science of Information, working at UC Berkeley and Stanford University.

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Laurent Saloff-Coste received his PhD in 1983 at Université Pierre et Marie Curie (now, Sorbonne University) under the supervision of Nicholas Varopoulos. In 1992, he became Directeur de Recherche for the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique at the Université Paul Sabatier, in Toulouse. In 1998, he moved to Cornell

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