Thu, July 26, 2012

Michael B. Imerman, a post-doc at the Statlab will be joining the Perella Department of Finance at Lehigh University. He will be tenure-track Assistant Professor.

Thu, July 26, 2012

Our very own Yuan Liao will be joining the Department of Mathematics at the University of Maryland this Fall. He has been appointed as a tenure-track Assistant Professor.

Thu, July 26, 2012

Xin Tong graduated in June 2012 under the joint supervision of Profs. Fan and Rigollet. He will be joining the Department of Mathematics and MIT this Fall. Congratulations Xin!

Thu, July 26, 2012

Prof. Jiancheng Jiang has been promoted to the position of Associate Professor with tenure in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at UNC Charlotte. Congratulations Prof. Jiang!

Thu, July 26, 2012

Peter Hall and Runze Li will serve as Editors of The Annals of Statistics for the three-year term January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2015.
Peter, an IMS Fellow, has served IMS in many capacities, including IMS President, Council, and Committees on Fellows, on Nominations and on Special Lectures. Runze is also an IMS Fellow, and received the 2012 United Nations’ World Meteorological Organization Gerbier-Mumm International Award. We are proud to count him as an alumnus of the Statlab. The homepage of the journal is http://www.imstat.org/aos/.

Thu, July 5, 2012

Professor Jianqing Fan has been elected as Academician of Academia Sinica by the 30th Convocation of Academicians, July 2–5. The Academia Sinica is a Chinese national science academy in Taiwan, supporting research activities in mathematics, the physical and life sciences, as well as the humanities and social sciences. For the full list of those honored, including Prof. Fan’s election, see the Academia Sinica press release.

Professor Jianqing Fan has been elected as Academician of Academia Sinica by the 30th Convocation of Academicians, July 2–5. The Academia Sinica is a Chinese national science academy in Taiwan, supporting research activities in mathematics, the physical and life sciences, as well as the humanities and social sciences. For the full list of those honored, including Prof. Fan’s election, see the Academia Sinica press release.

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