Laurent Younes, professor and chair of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics and a member of the Center for Imaging Science and Institute for Computational Medicine, has been named a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS).

Younes received this recognition for fundamental contributions to the mathematical and statistical foundations of shape and image analysis as well as for new methodology implemented in large and important medical imaging studies. An induction ceremony took place on August 10 at the Joint Statistical Meetings in Seattle.