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.
ICERM Associate Director Elected a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
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)
Walker Named SIAM Fellow
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.
Bjorn Sandstede Named New DSI Director
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).
Juan Meza Appointed DMS Director
February 23, 2018 - Congratulations to founding ICERM science board member, Juan Meza, who has been appointed as the Division Director for the Division of Mathematical Sciences (DMS) at the National Science Foundation (NSF).