2020 COPSS Presidents' Award Winner
Rina Foygel Barber
University of Chicago


Rina Foygel Barber of the University of Chicago is the recipient of the 2020 COPSS Presidents’ Award. The citation for Dr. Barber's plaque reads: 

“For fundamental contributions to statistical sparsity and selective inference in high-dimensional problems, for the creative and novel knockoff filter to cope with correlated coefficients, for contributions to compressed sensing, the jackknife, and conformal predictive inference; for the encouragement and training of graduate and undergraduate students.”

The interview of Dr. Barber by Huixia Judy Wang is available at Amstat News and IMS Bulletin.