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IPAM congratulates the Class of 2017 SIAM Fellows!

Posted on 4/4/17 in News

IPAM congratulates the Class of 2017 SIAM Fellows! Of the 28 members, six are affiliated with IPAM: Emmanuel Candès (Stanford)–Science Advisory Board member and organizer for Optimization long program in 2010 Rama Cont (Imperial)–core participant in Financial Mathematics program long program in 2015 and speaker/organizer […]

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Candes Emmanuel

Ostrovsky Receives IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement Award

Posted on 3/28/17 in News

Congratulations to Rafail Ostrovsky (UCLA), who just received the 2017 IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement Award “for outstanding contributions to cryptographic protocols and systems, enhancing the scope of cryptographic applications and of assured cryptographic security.” According to his department’s web page, Rafail’s research interests encompass […]

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Rafail Ostrovsky

Julian Schwinger Foundation gifts IPAM $750,000

Posted on 3/6/17 in News

As part of its mission to support basic research in physics, the Julian Schwinger Foundation for Physics Research (JSF) has gifted IPAM $750,000, which will be matched by UCLA’s Division of Physical Sciences, to form an endowment of $1,500,000. Funds generated by this endowment will […]

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Julian Schwinger

2017 Sloan Research Fellowship winners include two IPAM affiliates

Posted on 2/24/17 in News

IPAM congratulates 2017 Sloan Research Fellowship winners in Mathematics, John Duchi (Stanford) and Tom Goldstein (Maryland). Duchi was a speaker in a 2014 IPAM workshop on Stochastic Gradient Methods. Goldstein participated as a member of our 2010 Optimization long program and as a speaker in […]

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Tom Goldstein