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Capstone Experience Information Meeting

February 17, 2021

If you’re a Data Science Master’s student and you were unable to attend the Capstone Experience Information Meeting on February 12th, you can view the recording here. Click here for the Powerpoint Presentation (in pdf format).

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New NSF-funded Network to Prepare Mathematical Sciences Graduate Students for Careers in Business, Industry, and Government

January 20, 2021

To help prepare graduate students in the mathematical sciences for careers in business, industry, and government, the Johns Hopkins Whiting School of Engineering and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are partnering to create the Internship Network in the Mathematical Sciences (INMAS).   Supported by a five-year, $4 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s […]

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Laurent Younes named a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society

January 11, 2021

I’m pleased to announce that Laurent Younes, professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, has been named a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society, which recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics. Laurent’s research focuses on statistical properties of Markov random fields; mathematical […]

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Doctoral candidate’s work selected for ENAR’s Distinguished Student Paper Award

January 4, 2021

A paper outlining a new model that promises to improve patient outcomes by optimizing both medication dosage amounts and the timing of those dosages has been selected to receive an International Biometric Society Eastern North American Region’s (ENAR) Distinguished Student Paper Award. William Hua, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, […]

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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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