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November 16, 2021
During ISBA 2021, the 2021 World Meeting of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis, June 28–July 2, the first competition for the Best Student Presentation Award of the Industrial Statistics Section of ISBA took place. The award winner was Anna Yanchenko from Duke University, with the presentation “Hierarchical Dynamic Modeling…

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Theophilos (Theo) Cacoullos, who passed away in 2020, was an IMS Fellow and founder of the Greek Statistical Institute. His research work covered topics in multivariate analysis, characterizations of distributions, variance bounds for univariate and multivariate distributions and many others. His obituary is here.  Theo Cacoullos’s family members have…

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The three winners of the 2022 IMS Lawrence D. Brown PhD Student Awards were previously announced here. Rungang Han, Duke University, Rong Ma, Stanford University, and Chan Park, University of Wisconsin–Madison, will present their papers in a special session at the IMS London meeting (June 27–30, 2022). Rungang Han…

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Nicole Lazar introduces the IMS Committee on Equality and Diversity, which she chairs: Around a year and a half ago, in summer 2020, then-IMS President Regina Liu convened a new Committee on Equality and Diversity. The charge of the Committee, broadly speaking, was to serve as a sounding-board and focal…

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These videos are freely available at https://www.youtube.com/c/instituteofmathematicalstatistics/videos. Here’s the list so far. [IMS ML = IMS Medallion Lecture]   BS/IMS Schramm Lecture Balloons in Space(s) – Omer Angel IMS Wald Lectures I: Random Walks and Fractal Graphs; II: Low Dimensional Random Fractals; and III: Higher Dimensional Spaces – Martin…

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