# News

Oct 4, 2016, 7:13 PM

The American Physical Society (APS) has elected Raissa D’Souza to its Class of 2016 Fellows “for seminal contributions to the statistical physics of complex systems, including self-organization in jamming phenomena and cascades, abrupt percolation transitions, and interdependence in network systems.”

Sep 19, 2016, 1:10 PM

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".

Aug 31, 2016, 12:00 PM

He is interested in developing mathematical theories and algorithms to solve inverse problems arising from signal processing, wireless communication and image processing.

Aug 19, 2016, 6:33 PM

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.

Aug 19, 2016, 12:29 PM

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.

Aug 11, 2016, 2:41 PM

He was an Invited Speaker at the 16th International Conference on Hyperbolic Problems, Aachen, Aug 1-5, 2016 and a Plenary Speaker at the SIAM Conference on Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures, Philadelphia, Aug 8-11, 2016.

Jul 31, 2016, 12:00 PM

The Noether Senior Scholar Award is presented by the American Statistical Association (ASA) to a distinguished senior researcher or teacher in nonparametric statistics. Prof. Jane-Ling Wang was recognized for her outstanding contributions to the theory, applications and teaching of nonparametric statistics.

May 26, 2016, 10:00 PM

She works in cutting-plane theory for mixed integer linear optimization.