IPAM Welcomes Maria D’Orsogna as Associate Director
IPAM is pleased to announce that Maria D’Orsogna will begin a two-year term as IPAM Associate Director on August 1, 2018. D’Orsogna is currently a professor of mathematics at the California State University, Northridge and holds an adjunct professor position in the Biomathematics Department in the Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. She received her PhD in Theoretical Physics from UCLA in 2003. Since 2005, she has visited IPAM numerous times as a core participant to four long programs, a speaker at several workshops, and an academic mentor for RIPS. Her recent work focuses on mathematical models of cell biology, multi-particle swarming, and social science systems, which she studies using tools from statistical mechanics and applied mathematics.