Lectures and Addresses
COPSS Snedecor, Fisher and David Awards announced The Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS) sponsors and presents the following awards at JSM Denver this year. The 2019 George W. Snedecor Award will be given to Sudipto Banerjee, University of California, Los Angeles, for groundbreaking and fundamental work on Bayesian…

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Étienne Pardoux received his PhD in 1975 from the Université Paris-Sud Orsay, under the joint supervision of Alain Bensoussan and Roger Temam. He held a position at CNRS, before joining the Université de Provence at Marseille (now Aix Marseille Université) in 1979, where he has worked ever since and, since…

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The IMS has selected Po-Ling Loh as the winner of this year’s Tweedie New Researcher Award. She is an assistant professor in the Department of Statistics at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, with secondary appointments in the Department of Computer Sciences and the Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering. She…

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The named lecturers for the 2020 Bernoulli–IMS World Congress in Probability and Statistics (August 17–21, 2020, at Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea) have been announced. The IMS Lectures are as follows: the Wald Lecturer will be Martin Barlow; the Blackwell Lecture will be given by Gábor Lugosi, and the five…

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Yoav Benjamini is the Nathan and Lily Silver Professor of Applied Statistics at the Department of statistics and Operations Research at Tel Aviv University. He holds BSc. In Physics and BSc and MSc. In mathematics from the Hebrew University (1976), and PhD in Statistics from Princeton University (1981). He is…

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