Dr. Ronald E. Mickens Named 2018 Blackwell-Tapia Prize Recipient

Announcements

May 2, 2018 - The National Blackwell-Tapia Committee is pleased to announce that the 2018 Blackwell-Tapia Prize will be awarded to Dr. Ronald E. Mickens, the Distinguished Fuller E. Callaway Professor in the Department of Physics at Clark Atlanta University.

The prize will be presented at the Ninth Blackwell-Tapia Conference and Award Ceremony on Nov. 9-10, 2018, at the Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics (ICERM) at Brown University in Providence, RI.

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Andrea Bertozzi Elected to NAS

Institute News

May 1, 2018 - ICERM is pleased to share the news that Andrea Bertozzi, the founding chair of ICERM's Scientific Advisory Board, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Andrea is known for her research in image segmentation, cooperative control of robotic vehicles, swarming, fluid interfaces, and crime modeling. Her ICERM public lecture on "The Mathematics of Crime" inspired the institute's 2016 "Predictive Policing" workshop.

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ICERM Associate Director Elected a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

Institute News

May 1, 2018 - Homer Walker, professor of mathematical sciences at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) and an ICERM consulting associate director, has been elected a fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)

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Walker Named SIAM Fellow

Institute News

April 4, 2018 - Homer Walker (WPI) was recently named a SIAM Fellow. Homer, an ICERM Deputy Director Emeritus, was recognized for his contributions to theory and software of iterative methods for nonlinear systems and optimization, as well as application of these methods to scientific simulations.

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Bjorn Sandstede Named New DSI Director

Institute News

March 31, 2018 - Bjorn Sandstede, one of ICERM's founding Associate Directors, has been named the director of Brown's Data Science Initiative. He will succeed Jeff Brock (a founding ICERM Deputy Director), who has accepted a position at Yale as inaugural dean of science for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS).

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