Charmaine Dean named IMS Fellow
Charmaine Dean, vice president, Research and professor in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo, has been named Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS). Dr. Dean received the award for her scientifically important contributions to the analysis of count data, disease mapping, spatio-temporal data and more; for her outstanding leadership to the statistical profession, her record of mentorship and for her enormous work in keeping statistics visible at the center of science.
Each fellow nominee is assessed by a committee of their peers for the award. In 2020, after reviewing 73 nominations, 35 were selected for fellowship. Created 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 3,500 active members throughout the world. Approximately 12% of the current IMS membership has earned the status of fellowship.
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