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Mark Green Gives AMS Congressional Briefing

Posted on 1/6/14 in News

The American Mathematical Society hosted a Congressional Briefing entitled “How Math Fuels the Knowledge Economy,” on December 11, 2013. The event was hosted by Congressman Jerry McNerny, who holds a mathematics PhD. The invited speaker was Mark L. Green, Co-founder and former Director of IPAM. […]

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AMS Fellows Include Bañuelos, Borgs, Wilkinson

Posted on 12/13/13 in News

The American Mathematical Society recently announced its 2014 Fellows. The list includes three current or former IPAM board members. Amie Wilkinson, professor of mathematics at the University of Chicago, is a member of IPAM’s Science Advisory Board. Rodrigo Bañuelos, professor of mathematics at Purdue, and […]

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Yann LeCun To Lead Facebook’s A.I. Effort

Posted on 12/12/13 in News

Facebook recently announced that Yann LeCun will be joining the company to direct a massive new effort to advance the field of artificial intelligence. LeCun is one of the most prominent artificial-intelligence researchers in the world. He is currently the director of NYU’s Center for […]

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Accepting Nominations for Blackwell-Tapia Prize

Posted on 11/15/13 in News

Established in 2002, the Blackwell-Tapia Conference honors the work of mathematicians David H. Blackwell and Richard A. Tapia who inspired a generation of African American and Latino/Latina students to pursue careers in the mathematical sciences. The seventh Blackwell-Tapia Prize will be presented at the 2014 […]

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