Galin Jones Named IMS Fellow
Galin L. Jones, Professor and Director at the University of Minnesota School of Statistics, has been named Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS). This recognition has been awarded to Jones “for fundamental contributions to statistical computation, Markov chain Monte Carlo, and Bayesian methods, and for superb service to the profession.”
IMS Fellowship is awarded to professionals who have demonstrated distinction in research or leadership that has profoundly influenced the field of statistics. Of the Institute’s 4,200 active members, approximately 10% have earned the status of fellowship. IMS will honor its new Fellows at the IMS Presidential Address and Awards Ceremony in London this June.
Jones joined the School of Statistics faculty in 2001. He was appointed director of the school in 2016 and was elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association that same year. He is also a Co-Editor for the Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics.