May 10, 2023
Our Chair, Matthew Stephens, Ralph W. Gerard Professor, Departments of Statistics and Human Genetics, and member of the Committee on Computational and Applied Mathematics has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society! The official notice is below. For those unfamiliar with the Royal Society, it was founded in 1663 by King Charles II. Matthew is now “Matthew Stephens FRS”. Past members include Isaac Newton, Thomas Bayes, Pierre Simon Laplace, Carl F. Gauss, Karl Pearson, Francis Galton, and Ronald A. Fisher. Matthew will join Peter McCullagh and a very few more recent statisticians. Congratulations!!