PhD Students: Apply for IMS Meeting Travel Award

Applications are wanted for the Institute of Mathematical Statistics Lawrence D. Brown PhD Student Award.

The award includes reimbursement for both travel costs and the registration fee for the IMS annual meeting. Applicants must be current PhD students at the time of applying and studying an area of statistical science, probability, or machine learning.

Lawrence D. Brown was the Miers Busch Professor and professor of statistics at the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School. He had a distinguished academic career and was known for his groundbreaking work in fields such as decision theory, recurrence and partial differential equations, nonparametric function estimation, minimax and adaptation theory, and the analysis of call center data.

The deadline to apply for the award is May 1. Learn more.