ORFE is proud to announce that Prof. Jianqing Fan has been awarded the Morningside Gold Medal of Applied Mathematics, "for his ground-breaking and seminal work in nonparametric modeling and inferences, for his fundamental contributions to high-dimensional statistical learning, nonlinear time series and biostatistics, and his achievements toward the development of novel statistical techniques in finance and molecular biology". The morningside gold medal honors outstanding mathematicians of Chinese decent under age 45, honored once every 3 years at International Congress for Chinese Mathematicians. It carries a gold medal, a citation, and cash award of $25,000. This year, one applied mathematician and one pure mathematician received the gold model.
Dec. 19, 2007