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March 29, 2021
Anirban DasGupta writes: Sreekumar Nambiar and I graduated the same year from the ISI in Calcutta. A few months ago, as we were shooting the breeze, Sreekumar asked if tea is more of a common man’s drink than coffee. I didn’t know. But it reignited in me that folklore that…

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Axel Munk is the founder and director of the Felix-Bernstein Institute for Mathematical Statistics in the Biosciences at the Georg-August University of Göttingen. Moreover, he is a Max Planck fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry where he is the head of the research group for Statistical Inverse…

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Xin Bing is a fifth year PhD student in the Department of Statistics and Data Science at Cornell University, advised jointly by Florentina Bunea and Marten Wegkamp. Before moving to Cornell, he received a BS in Mathematics in 2013 from Shandong University, China, and an MS in Statistics in 2016…

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Ruobin Gong is an Assistant Professor of Statistics at Rutgers University. She joins us as a new Contributing Editor, starting her “Sound the Gong” column by reflecting on what we have learned from the past year of not being able to travel…   One of the most rewarding aspects of…

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Leo Goodman, one of the towering figures in statistics, and particularly in its application to sociology, died on December 22, 2020, in Berkeley, California, at the age of 92. Leo was born in Brooklyn in 1928. He obtained a BA in mathematics and sociology in 1948 from Syracuse University,…

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