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Johannes Schmidt-Hieber Named IMS Fellow

Johannes Schmidt-Hieber, Professor of Statistics, University of Twente, has been named Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS). Dr. Schmidt-Hieber received the award for pioneering work on the statistical foundations of deep learning and fundamental contributions to spot volatility estimation, nonparametric inference under shape constraints, high-dimensional Bayesian inference, Le Cam theory, and inverse problems.

For almost 90 years, the title of IMS Fellow has represented a prestigious honor. Each Fellow has exhibited exceptional mastery in statistical or probabilistic research and/or has showcased remarkable leadership that has left a lasting impact on the field.  Established in 1935, the Institute of Mathematical Statistics is a member organization that fosters the development and dissemination of the theory and applications of statistics and probability. The IMS has over 4,700 active members throughout the world. Approximately 10% of the current IMS membership has earned the fellowship status.

The announcement of the 2024 class of IMS Fellows can be viewed here.