Galit Shmueli, Tsing Hua Distinguished Professor, National Tsing Hua University, has been named Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS). Dr. Shmueli received the award for extraordinary contributions to statistical methods for biosurveillance, online commerce, and information quality, and for outstanding dissemination of statistical ideas through journal and textbook publications.
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.
I thank my nominator and letter writers!