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He gave plenary talks at the IEEE Information Theory Workshop in Cambridge in September and at the 50th Annual Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers Conference in November; earlier this year, in May, he gave a plenary talk at the SIAM Conference on Imaging Science.
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The Computational Infrastructure for Geodynamics (CIG) develops open-source software for modeling and solving scientific problems in solid-Earth geophysics. CIG facilitates use of high-performance computing in collaboration with national computing facilities. This creates cutting-edge research opportunities for applied mathematics students.
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His paper "Hierarchical graph Laplacian eigen transforms", coauthored with 2016 Applied Math Ph.D. graduate Jeff Irion received the 2016 JSIAM Letters Best Paper Award; and he received the 2016 Bulletin of JSIAM Best Author Award for his 2015 paper "Applied harmonic analysis on graphs and networks".
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He is interested in developing mathematical theories and algorithms to solve inverse problems arising from signal processing, wireless communication and image processing.
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The recently released version of Wolfram's Mathematica software now implements the celebrated Tracy–Widom distribution, named after GGAM member Prof. Craig A. Tracy and his long-term collaborator Harold Widom.
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Dr. Lopes' main research areas are in high-dimensional statistics and machine learning, with a particular focus on resampling and bootstrap methods in high dimensions.

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  • Swimming in viscoelastic fluids

    Swimming in viscoelastic fluids

    GGAM member Prof. Bob Guy explains about his research with GGAM member Prof. Becca Thomases at the GGAM miniconference 2016

  • GGAM miniconference 2016

    GGAM miniconference 2016

    Members of the Applied Math graduate student community at the GGAM miniconference 2016 reception

  • Extreme Functions

    Extreme Functions

    GGAM member Prof. Matthias Köppe and Applied Math Ph.D. student Yuan Zhou investigate the infinite-dimensional Gomory–Johnson relaxation of mixed-integer optimization problems

  • The Perfect Wave

    The Perfect Wave

    Read more about Professor Steve Shkoller's favorite waves in his research essay "The Perfect Wave"

  • Theoretical Ecology

    Theoretical Ecology

    GGAM member Prof. Alan Hastings in collaboration with Brett Melbourne uses experiments with beetles and stochastic models to study the effect of global change

  • Relativistic Shockwaves

    Relativistic Shockwaves

    Read about work by GGAM member Prof. Blake Temple and 2011 Applied Math Ph.D. graduate Moritz Reintjes on relativistic shockwaves

  • Compressed Sensing

    Compressed Sensing

    GGAM member Prof. Miles Lopes contributes to Compressed Sensing with his work on Sparsity Estimation

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