Xi Chen, Ph.D., New York University, New York, NY
For his impact on bridging between machine learning, statistics, and optimization, in particular, his novel contributions to statistical inference based on stochastic optimization, distributed data inference, sequential learning, and their applications to revenue management, and crowdsourcing.
Xiaohui Chen, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL
For fundamental contributions to high-dimensional statistics, time series analysis and statistical machine learning, in particular to Gaussian approximation to U-statistics and covariance matrix estimation.
Gongjun Xu, Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
For his fundamental contributions to latent-class models and statistical modeling and inference for educational measurements.