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“Organizational Dynamics to Enable Post-Pandemic Return to Work”

August 17, 2020

Congratulations to Avanti Athreya, Youngser Park and Carey Priebe on their recent Microsoft Award on “Organizational Dynamics to Enable Post-Pandemic Return to Work”.    With more than 30 million claims to unemployment this year due to the pandemic, organizations are desperate to figure out how to get people back to work. This project will use […]

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Through statistics and graph theory, Carey Priebe develops novel approaches to finding patterns in chaotic data. His work has led to important discoveries about international money laundering rings, human trafficking, and the Enron case.

July 28, 2020   Carey Priebe has worked with hospitals hoping to reduce stress on surgical nurses, cancer researchers trying to improve mammograms, and neuroscientists mapping connections between brain cells. He’s shown how satellites can spot Martian volcanoes and given law enforcement new tools against human traffickers, shadowy financial networks, and corporate fraud.

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Carey Priebe awarded an IMS Fellowship

May 22, 2020

We are pleased to share with you the news that Carey Priebe, professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, has been elected as a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, a recognition of his outstanding research and leadership in the field of statistics. Carey’s research focuses on computational statistics, kernel and mixture […]

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Nicolas Charon receives NSF Career Award

February 6, 2020

Congratulations Nicolas. Assistance Professor Nicolas Charon is a recipient of the National Science Foundation’s Early CAREER Award. Nicolas’s research focuses on shape analysis and its applications to medical imaging and computational anatomy. His five-year CAREER award will support his project, “Shape Analysis in Submanifold Spaces: New Directions for Theory and Algorithms,” which will investigate ways […]

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Data science in the city: How research, data can drive solutions to pervasive urban problems

November 15, 2019 One collaboration featured at the symposium was an ongoing project to track vacant properties in the city, a team effort co-led by the Housing Authority of Baltimore City and Johns Hopkins engineers. Tamás Budavári, the Whiting School professor who leads that’s program’s research, has been described in Wired as “the astrophysicist who wants to help solve Baltimore’s urban blight.”  

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Optimization Letters Best Paper Award for 2018

November 4, 2019

Pavlo A. Krokhmal Oleg A. Prokopyev   Dear Colleagues: It is our pleasure to announce that the following paper was named the winner of the 2018 OPTL Best Paper Award: Frank E. Curtis, Zachary Lubberts, Daniel P. Robinson (2018), Concise complexity analyses for trust region methods, Optimization Letters 12(8), 1713-1724. Abstract: Concise complexity analyses are […]

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Simons Foundation grant supports Eyink’s work untangling fluid turbulence

September 18, 2019

With $4 million in support from the New York-based Simons Foundation, an international team of researchers including Gregory Eyink of Johns Hopkins Engineering’s Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics is embarking on a study aimed at understanding fluid turbulence from a physics perspective. “Our hope is that this collaboration will help to generate fundamental new […]

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