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In memoriam: Jim Simons

Posted on 5/14/24 in News

IPAM is saddened to share the passing of James “Jim” Simons on May 10, 2024. Jim was an award-winning mathematician, a legend in quantitative investing, and a motivated and generous philanthropist. From 1968 to 1978 he was chair of the math department at Stony Brook University in […]

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Spotlight on Two Newly Elected NAS Members

Posted on 5/8/24 in News

IPAM is pleased to announce that David Beratan (Duke University) and Thomas Hou (CalTech) were elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) on April 30th in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. Both Beratan and Hou have participated in several IPAM programs […]

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The Passing of Keith Julien

Posted on 5/2/24 in News

IPAM is saddened to share the unexpected passing of world-renowned CU-Boulder applied mathematician, Keith Julien, on Sunday, April 14, 2024. In 2014 he co-organized IPAM’s 14-week program on the Mathematics of Turbulence and was a main organizer for the January 2025 workshop Rotating Turbulence: Interplay […]

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UCLA Newsroom Profile on Professor Gangbo

Posted on 4/17/24 in News

The UCLA Newsroom published a profile feature on UCLA Mathematics Professor Wilfrid Gangbo highlighting his professional and personal journey and lifelong commitment to giving back. Professor Gangbo was co-organizer of IPAM’s Optimal Transport long program (2008), Mean Field Games workshop (2017), Graduate Summer School: Mean […]

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