Sayan Mukherjee Named IMS Fellow

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Sayan Mukherjee, Professor. Duke University, has been named Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS).  An induction ceremony will take place on July 2, 2018, at the IMS Annual Meeting in Vilnius, Lithuania.

Dr. Mukherjee received the award for significant contributions to mathematical statistics, including kernel methodology, distributions on manifolds, and inference for dynamical systems, and for extensive work in computational biology and genomics.

Each Fellow nominee is assessed by a committee of his/her peers for the award.  In 2018, after reviewing 37 nominations, 20 were selected for Fellowship.  Created in 1935, the Institute of Mathematical Statistics is a member organization which fosters the development and dissemination of the theory and applications of statistics and probability. The IMS has 3,500 active members throughout the world.  Approximately 10% of the current IMS membership has earned the status of fellowship