IMS Award and Lecture E-News
We are pleased to announce the creation of the new IMS Grace Wahba Award and Lecture. The lecture will be given annually at the Joint Statistical Meetings. The award was created to honor Professor Grace Wahbaʼs monumental contributions to statistics and science: pioneering and influential work in mathematical statistics, machine learning and optimization; broad and career-longinterdisciplinary collaborations that have had a significant impact in the fields of epidemiology,bioinformatics and climate sciences; and outstanding mentoring during her 51-year career asan educator. Read more about the award and about Grace Wahbaʼs research in the June/July issue of the IMS Bulletin, online in mid-May.