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, 4:10 PM
GGAM member Prof. Naoki Saito receives two awards from the Japan Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
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.
Applied Math Ph.D. candidate Yuan Zhou receives Honorable Mention in the 2016 Mixed Integer Programming poster competition
May 26, 2016, 10:00 PM
She works in cutting-plane theory for mixed integer linear optimization.