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IMS member Eric Laber, Associate Professor at NCSU and Director of Laber Labs, features in an online video interview with the ASA’s Donna Lalonde and Lara Harmon, as part of April’s Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month. Watch the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjthGoB_Ctg&t=4s.…

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Professor Robert Tibshirani is among the 51 eminent scientists who have become Fellows of the Royal Society, for their exceptional contributions to science. Rob Tibshirani is Professor of Biomedical Data Science and of Statistics, in the Departments of Biomedical Data Science and Statistics at Stanford University. Robert Tibshirani has made…

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On the 16th of July 2018 the President of Vietnam awarded IMS Fellow Klaus Krickeberg the Friend of Vietnam Medal for “positive essential contributions to the development of the Vietnamese health sector.” Klaus has worked in Vietnam since the 1980s in the research, teaching and practice of Public Health. He…

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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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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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