Jevgenijs Ivanovs awarded 2020 Erlang Prize

On November 11, Jevgenijs Ivanovs was awarded the highly prestigious 2020 Erlang Prize.  The Erlang Prize is a bi-annual award of the INFORMS Applied Probability Society recognizing outstanding contributions to Applied Probability by early-career researchers.  Jevgenijs did his PhD research at UvA and EURANDOM, and is currently a professor at…

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Markov Lecturer 2020

The Applied Probability Society of INFORMS announced that Sem Borst is the 2020 Markov Lecturer. In 2005, the Applied Probability Society initiated the annual Markov Lecture, to be delivered in the fall of each year at the INFORMS Annual Meeting. The intent is to both honour the associated speaker and to…

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In memoriam Willem van Zwet

On July 2, 2020 the initiator and first scientific director of Eurandom, Willem van Zwet, passed away, 86 years old. As a professor in mathematical statistics with a wide interest in probability and mathematics in general, he saw the possibilities of nondeterministic modelling for other sciences and societal applications. In…

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