Esmail Abdul Fattah, a KAUST Ph.D. candidate in statistics, won a poster award in the "junior-BayesComp-ISBA" category at the 30th meeting of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA 2022) held from June 26 to July 1 in Montreal, Canada.
Fifteen KAUST faculty members and one postdoctoral researcher rank among the 2020 Highly Cited Researchers from around the world, according to Clarivate Web of Science Group, a global leader of academic research analytics. The list names individuals whose work accounts for the top 1% of research cited worldwide.

Prof. Haavard Rue was invited as a keynote speaker to the "Advancing knowledge about spatial modeling, infectious diseases, environment and health" virtual workshop organized by the Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences, during June 2020.



Prof. Haavard Rue was invited as a keynote speaker at the International Conference on Mathematics, Computational Sciences, and Statistics (ICoMCoS) 2020, organized by Universitas Airlangga in Indonesia during 29-30 September.

Together with Dr. Janet van Niekerk, they presented a virtual workshop on R-INLA and its applications.

Prof. Rue is in London for a few days in December for the 12th International Conference of the ERCIM WG on Computational and Methodological
Statistics (CMStatistics 2019), and a visit to research collaborators at
the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, as well as some collaborators at Imperial College.