News

2021

CCAM Welcomes New Faculty!

June 9, 2021

Welcome New Faculty Members!


Fourth Year CAM PhD Student Ruiyi Yang Awarded PSD Harper Fellowship

May 11, 2021

CAM PhD Student Ruiyi Yang Awarded PSD Harper Fellowship


First Year CAM PhD Student Sue Parkinson Awarded NSF Fellowship!

May 10, 2021

First Year CAM PhD Student Sue Parkinson Awarded Prestigious NSF Fellowship!


First Year CAM PhD Student Abigail Poteshman Awarded Prestigious DOE Fellowship

April 14, 2021

Abigail Poteshman Awarded Prestigious DOE Fellowship


Rebecca Willett Selected as a SIAM Fellow for 2021

March 31, 2021

Rebecca Willett Selected as a SIAM Fellow for 2021


Admissions Application Closed

January 16, 2021

Admissions Application Closed!


2020

Welcome New Kruskal Instructors!

September 30, 2020

Welcome New Kruskal Instructors!


UChicago Joins Three Universities in Institute for Foundational Data Science

September 2, 2020

Professor Rebecca Willett of the Departments of Statistics and Computer Science, along with Professors Rina Foygel Barber and Mary Silber from Statistics, will help the four-university collaboration establish the maturing field of data science while also advancing machine learning and other artificial intelligence approaches. 


2020 COPSS Presidents’ Award Winner

August 10, 2020

Rina Foygel Barber was awarded the 2020 COPSS Presidents' Award, on August 5, during a JSM (virtual) ceremony. This is generally considered the highest award in statistics.  Read more...


CCAM Welcomes New Faculty!

August 7, 2020

Welcome New Faculty Members!


Graduate Research Opportunties for Women 2020

July 9, 2020

September 13, October 18 and 24
University of Chicago


The GROW 2020 conference is aimed at female-identified undergraduate students who may be interested in pursuing a graduate degree in the mathematical sciences. The conference is open to undergraduates from U.S. colleges and universities, including international students.  Visit: https://mathematics.uchicago.edu/grow2020/ for detailed  information and updates.

Applications for GROW 2020 can be submitted at https://www.mathprograms.org/db/programs/966 starting April 6, 2020. The committee is currently screening applications; those submitted by September 1, 2020 will be given full consideration.

This event is being supported by the University of Chicago Department of Mathematics and the National Science Foundation.


2019

2020 Class of Fellows of the AMS

November 7, 2019

Prof. Lek-Heng Lim has been named a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) for 2020 for his contributions to applied mathematics, particularly numerical linear algebra.


New Initiative Brings Together AI and Science

October 22, 2019

Prof. Rebecca Willett has been leading a new initiative sponsored by the Office for National Laboratories at the University of Chicago in partnership with Argonne National Laboratory and Fermilab.


Workshop on Mathematical Trends in Medical Imaging - POSTPONED

September 24, 2019

Due to the evolving COVID-19 situation, the event has been postponed. This page will be updated when more information becomes available.

The workshop Mathematical Trends in Medical Imaging, organized by the Committee on Computational and Applied Mathematics (CCAM) at the University of Chicago, will bring together researchers working on both theoretical and practical aspects of inverse problems to discuss recent trends and new challenges in the field, mainly focusing on its applications in medical imaging. Topics include, but are not limited to, mathematical modelling, analytic and geometric methods, computational approaches and numerical algorithms.


Geometric Learning Bridges Mathematics and Statistics to Marine Biology and Geophysical Sciences

September 5, 2019

Tingran Gao, William H. Kruskal Instructor, has been developing geometric learning frameworks to analyze 3-D scans of complex biological surfaces.