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Nancy Ruonan Zhang is a Ge Li and Ning Zhao Professor of Statistics in The Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania. Her research focuses primarily on the development of statistical and computational approaches for the analysis of genetic, genomic, and transcriptomic data. In the field of Genomics, she has developed…

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Ilmun Kim is a research associate at the Statistical Laboratory at the University of Cambridge, mentored by Richard Samworth and Rajen Shah. He completed his PhD at Carnegie Mellon University in 2020 under the joint supervision of Larry Wasserman and Sivaraman Balakrishnan. His research interests are broadly in the areas…

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Preview of a Special IMS Lecture Ashwin Pananjady is a final year PhD student in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at the University of California, Berkeley, advised by Martin Wainwright and Thomas Courtade. His research interests are broadly in statistics, optimization and information theory. Specific topics of

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Preview of a Special IMS Lecture Didong Li is a fifth-year graduate student in the Department of Mathematics at Duke University, supervised by David B. Dunson and Sayan Mukherjee. His research focuses on bridging between statistics and differential geometry to develop fundamentally new algorithms, statistical methods and theory. In particular,

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Charles Bordenave gave a Medallion Lecture at the INFORMS-APS 2019 meeting, which took place July 3–5, 2019, in Brisbane, Australia. He is pictured here with Ruth Williams. You can read the preview of his lecture here.…

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