Peking: Zhou Xiaohua, Boya chair professor of Peking University, was elected as Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS).
The IMS is one of the two most prominent Statistical societies, the other being the American Statistical Association (ASA). IMS was founded in 1935 and currently has about 3,500 members worldwide, 12% of whom have been elected as fellows.
Boya Chair Professor Zhou Xiaohua is also Director of the Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, and Deputy Director of the Center for Statistical Science at Peking University. Zhou has made many important contributions to diagnostic medical statistics and causal inference. He is an internationally renowned biostatistician, and also a fellow of the American Statistical Society (ASA) and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).