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Chan Appointed KAUST President

Posted on 4/30/18 in News

On September 1, 2018, IPAM cofounder Dr. Tony Chan will become the third president of King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST).  According to KAUST’s Board Chairman, H.E. Khalid Al-Falih, “His [Chan’s] outstanding record as a leader in higher education and innovation will help […]

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A Few Self-Driving Cars Can Dramatically Improve Traffic Flow

Posted on 4/27/18 in Research Articles

The presence of just a few autonomous vehicles can eliminate the stop-and-go driving of the human drivers in traffic. Under normal circumstances, human drivers naturally create stop-and-go traffic, even in the absence of bottlenecks, lane changes, merges or other disruptions. A small percentage of autonomous […]

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American Academy of Arts and Sciences Elects New Members

Posted on 4/21/18 in News

Since 1780 the American Academy of Arts and Sciences has been honoring “exceptional scholars, leaders, artists, and innovators and engages them in sharing knowledge and addressing challenges facing the world” (AAA&S Website).  The 2018 Class is made up of 213 diverse and upstanding members.  New […]

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Alexei Borodin

Ostrovsky Receives Award at RSA Conference

Posted on 4/17/18 in News

On Tuesday, April 17, the 2018 RSA Conference announced the recipients of awards for Excellence in the Fields of Information Security, Mathematics, Public Policy and Humanitarian Service.  These awards are given to those who have proven to be exemplary leaders and role models in the aforementioned […]

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Rafail Ostrovsky