Meetings
This year’s speaker at the 25th Pfizer Distinguished Statistician Series will be Professor Arthur P. Dempster from Harvard University. The colloquium will take place on October 23, 2019, in Storrs, CT. The interview will be conducted by Nan Laird (Harvard University), Ruobin Gong (Rutgers University), and Peng Ding (University of…

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Modern Applied Probability: a workshop in celebration of Sergey Foss’s 65th birthday, was held May 15–17, 2019, at the International Center for Mathematical Sciences, at The Bayes Centre in Edinburgh, UK. Takis Konstantopoulos reports:   This workshop was organized by two former students (Denis Denisov, University of Manchester, and Seva…

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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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