Harrison Zhou receives 2010 Tweedie Award
The Institute of Mathematical Statistics has selected Harrison Zhou as the winner of this year's Tweedie New Researcher Award. Dr. Zhou received his PhD in 2004 from Cornell University, and is currently an Associate Professor at Yale University.
The IMS Travel Awards Committee, selected Dr. Zhou for "For innovative and significant contributions to the theory and methods of nonparametric function estimation; for outstanding contributions to high-dimensional statistical inference, including estimation of large covariance matrices and sparse signals."
The IMS Tweedie New Researcher Award will fund Dr. Zhou's travel to present the Tweedie New Researcher Invited Lecture at the IMS New Researchers' Conference, held this year in Vancouver, Canada, from July 27 to 30.
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