Bernoulli Society Bulletin e-Briefs
Issue 57, September 2023
- GENERAL NEWS
- HIGHLIGHTED EVENTS
- EVENTS SPONSORED AND CO-SPONSORED BY BERNOULLI SOCIETY
- JOB OFFERS AND GRANTS
- RECENT ISSUES OF OFFICIAL AND SPONSORED PUBLICATIONS
The Transfer of the Bernoulli Book
During the General Assembly on July 18th, 2023, Adam Jakubowski formally handed over the presidency. The Bernoulli Book, symbolizing the presidency, was presented to Victor Panaretos, who officially assumed the position of president of Bernoulli Society for the years 2023–2025.
Call for Nominations: President-Elect and Council Members
Call for Photographs and Video Footage
Winner of Ethel Newbold Prize 2023
Lester Mackey (Stanford University and Microsoft Research New England) has become the fifth Ethel Newbold Prize Winner. The Prize Committee consisted of Gesine Reinert (Chair), Adrian Röllin and Susan Murphy. During the 64th ISI WSC in Ottawa, on July 20th, 2023, Lester Mackey gave a lecture entitled Advances in Distribution Compression. More details about this award can be found here.
Willem van Zwet Medal Ceremony
Adam Jakubowski presented the Willem van Zwet Medal to Thomas Valentin Mikosch (University of Copenhagen, Denmark). The ceremony took place during the opening of the 34th European Meeting of Statisticians in Warsaw, on July 3rd, 2023. More details about this award can be found here, while the interview with Thomas can be read in the current issue of Benoulli News.
Aad van der Vaart elected a member of the Academy of Europe
Aad van der Vaart (TU Delft, Netherlands) has been elected a member of the Academia Europaea (Academy of Europe). Academia Europaea, established in 1988, is the pan-European Academy of Sciences, Humanities and Letters.
It is with great sadness that we learned of the death of two esteemed colleagues. Professor Peter J. Brockwell passed away peacefully on July 5th, 2023, surrounded by his family. Professor C. R. Rao, too, left us on August 22nd, 2023, in the presence of his loved ones. The Bernoulli Society extends its sincere condolences to their families.
23rd European Young Statisticians Meeting (EYSM)
September 11–15, 2023 (virtual event)
The European Young Statisticians Meetings is a series of conferences that is organized by and for young European stßatisticians under the auspices of the European Regional Committee of the Bernoulli Society. Participation is by invitation only.
The full program is available here.
Events Sponsored and Co-Sponsored by Bernoulli Society
6th IMS Asia Pacific Rim Meeting
January 4–7, 2024
The Institute of Mathematical Statistics APRM will provide an excellent forum for scientific communications and collaborations for the researchers in Asia and the Pacific Rim, and promote communications and collaborations between the researchers in this area and those from other parts of the world. The program covers a wide range of topics in statistics and probability, presenting recent developments and the state of the art in a variety of modern research topics and in applications.
Proposals for invited sessions have closed. Abstract submission for talks in contributed sessions and registration are now open. The deadline for abstract submission is October 31st, 2023.
Bernoulli-IMS 11th World Congress in Probability and Statistics
August 12–16, 2024
Held every four years, the Congress is a worldwide event covering all branches of statistics and probability. This includes theoretical, methodological, applied and computational statistics and probability, as well as stochastic processes. The latest scientific developments in all of these fields are showcased. It will be held at the Department of Mathematics, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany.
The Bernoulli Society special invited lectures have been announced. The complete list of plenaries is available here.
Professor in Financial Mathematics or Mathematical Statistics – KU Leuven
The Faculty of Science at KU Leuven, Belgium, invites applications for a full-time faculty position in the areas of financial mathematics or mathematical statistics. Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in mathematics or statistics, or an equivalent degree. Applicants are expected to develop research activities at the forefront of the international research community in the field of financial mathematics or mathematical statistics, possibly in intersection with stochastics or probability theory. The rank of the appointment will depend on the applicant's research and teaching record. The deadline for applying is September 18th, 2023. More info can be found here.
Rudolf Mößbauer Tenure Track Assistant Professorships – Technical University of Munich
Faculty Position in Mathematics – EPFL
The School of Basic Sciences (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics) at EPFL seeks to fill a Faculty position in Mathematics at the tenure-track Assistant Professor level. We seek outstanding candidates with research interests in Discrete Mathematics. We expect candidates showing exceptional promise to develop into world leaders. Priority will be given to the overall originality and promise of the candidate’s work over any particular specialisation area. Candidates should hold a PhD and have an excellent record of scientific accomplishments in the field. In addition, commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate, master and doctoral levels is expected. Proficiency in French teaching is not required, but willingness to learn the language expected.
EPFL is an equal opportunity employer and family friendly institution. It is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. It strongly encourages women to apply.
Mathematical Sciences Sponsorship Fund 2023
The Mathematical Sciences Sponsorship Fund for 2023 is now open and accepting proposals on topics linked to the theme Inclusion and Diversity within Mathematics. To learn more about the eligibility criteria and the application process, please visit the website here. The deadline for submitting proposals is September 30th, 2023.
Recent Issues of Official and Sponsored Publications
Official Publications of the Bernoulli Society
Stochastic Processes and their Applications https://www.sciencedirect.com/journal/stochastic-processes-and-their-applications
SpringerBriefs in Probability and Mathematical Statistics https://www.springer.com/series/14353
Have a look at http://www.bernoullisociety.org/index.php/publications for the latest articles in Electronic Communications in Probability, Electronic Journal of Probability, Electronic Journal of Statistics, Probability Surveys, Statistics Surveys, and ALEA.
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