Alice Guionnet, CNRS Research director at UMPA at ENS de Lyon, has been named Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS). She received this award for her contributions to the theory of random matrices and its with free probability and large deviations.
Each Fellow nominee is assessed by a committee of their peers for the award. In 2020, after reviewing 73 nominations, 35 were selected for Fellowship. Created in 1935, the Institute of Mathematical Statistics is a member organization that fosters the development and dissemination of the theory and applications of statistics and probability. The IMS has 3,500 active members throughout the world. Approximately 12% of the current IMS membership has earned the status of fellowship.