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2015 Simons Fellows Include Borcea, Chinburg, Luskin

Posted on 5/20/15 in News

The Simons Foundation recently announced the 2015 Simons Fellows in Mathematics and Theoretical Physics. The Fellows Programs provide funds to faculty for up to a semester long research leave from classroom teaching and administrative obligations. The goal of the Simons Fellows Program is to increase […]

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Altenburger Finalist in LinkedIn Challenge

Posted on 5/19/15 in News

Kristen Altenburger is one of eleven finalists in the LinkedIn Economic Graph Challenge.  The project is entitled “Linking Women in Opportunity: Evaluating Gender Differences in Self-Promotion.”  Her project uses matching techniques to analyze comparable LinkedIn profiles between men and women and examine differences in self-promotion. […]

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Eskin, Geman elected to National Academy of Sciences

Posted on 5/6/15 in News

On April 28, the National Academy of Sciences announced the election of 84 new members and 21 foreign associates in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. Newly elected members include two IPAM speakers and organizers.  Alexander Eskin (professor, department of mathematics, […]

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IPAM Trustee Tatiana Toro Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Posted on 5/5/15 in News

In April, IPAM Trustee Tatiana Toro was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship.  The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation awarded 173 Fellowships to 175 scholars, artists, and scientists. A total of 18 fellowships were awarded in the natural sciences category.  Appointed on the basis of prior achievement […]

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