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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Award for PhD Thesis Fiona Sloothaak

Fiona Sloothaak received the 2020 Applied Probability Trust Prize in recognition of the superb quality of her PhD thesis entitled "Criticality in Power Networks: A Probabilistic Approach", which she successfully defended on 16 January 2020.  The Trust Prize is a highly selective honor awarded to young researchers for excellent scientific…

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