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Yang Wang Appointed HKUST Dean of Science

Posted on 10/19/16 in News

Congratulations to Yang Wang as the newly appointed Dean of Science at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)! As chair of the Math department at HKUST since 2014, Wang has been IPAM’s partner in organizing RIPS-Hong Kong, recruiting industry sponsors to contribute […]

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Professor Yang Wang, Chairperson of Mathmatics at MSU.

Hinton, LeCun, and Ng Featured in Fortune Magazine Article on Deep Learning

Posted on 10/17/16 in News

Geoffrey Hinton, Yann LeCun and Andrew Ng are featured in a Fortune magazine article entitled “The AI Revolution: Why Deep Learning Is Suddenly Changing Your Life.” Programmers, like Hinton, LeCun, and Ng, have revolutionized artificial intelligence technology in both industry and academia by feeding computer […]

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Subhash Khot named MacArthur Fellow, Class of 2016

Posted on 9/22/16 in News

Subhash Khot (New York University) has been named a MacArthur Fellow for his work in providing critical insight into unresolved problems in the field of computational complexity. According to its website, the MacArthur Fellows Program awards unrestricted fellowships to talented individuals who have shown extraordinary […]

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Ingrid Daubechies Awarded $1.5 Million Simons Foundation Grant

Posted on 9/19/16 in News

Ingrid Daubechies, the James B. Duke Professor of Mathematics and Electrical and Computer Engineering at Duke University, has received a $1.5 million grant from the Simons Foundation. According to the Simons Foundation, the Math + X Investigator award provides research funds to professors at American […]

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