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Among the highlights in the IMS program at the Joint Statistical Meetings: IMS Presidential Address and Awards Ceremony (Monday, July 29, 8:00 pm): Xiao-Li Meng: 011, 010111, and 011111100100 Wald Lectures (Mon, July 29, 10:30 am; Tues, July 30, 2:00 pm; Weds, July 31, 10:30 am): Trevor J. Hastie: Statistical…

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Interacting Particle Systems, Statistical Mechanics and Related Topics, A Conference to Honor the Contributions of Thomas M. Liggett on the Occasion of his 75th Birthday (conference website) took place at the Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM) on the campus of the University of California, Los Angeles…

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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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