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National Academy of Sciences Elects New Members

Posted on 5/4/16 in News

IPAM is pleased to announce four IPAM affiliates’ election into the National Academy of Sciences for their “distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.” Yuval Peres (Microsoft Research) was a workshop speaker on three occasions, and will speak at one of the workshops in the […]

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Yuval Peres

IPAM Remembers Nobel Laureate Walter Kohn

Posted on 4/21/16 in News

IPAM mourns the death of a colleague and friend, Walter Kohn. Kohn made major contributions to the physics of semiconductors, superconductivity, surface physics and catalysis. Since 1979, he was a professor of physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he was the founding […]

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IPAM Affiliates Honored in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences’ Class of 2016

Posted on 4/20/16 in News

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences elected 213 new members—the world’s most accomplished scholars, scientists, writers, artists, as well as civic, business, and philanthropic leaders. Of these new members, five of them are affiliated with IPAM: Leslie Greengard (NYU)—organizer of the Computational Methods in […]

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Leslie Greengard

2016 Blackwell-Tapia Prize Will Be Awarded to Mariel Vazquez

Posted on 4/14/16 in News

Mariel Vazquez (UC Davis) will be awarded the 2016 Blackwell-Tapia Prize, which is given every other year in honor of David H. Blackwell and Richard A. Tapia, two mathematical scientists recognized for their research and inspiration to generations of African American, Latino/Latina, and Native American […]

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