News: Research

2020

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...


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.


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. 


Kruskal Instructor Daniel Massatt Awarded the 2019 SIAM Student Paper Prize for PhD thesis research

August 5, 2019

Kruskal Instructor Daniel Massatt Awarded the 2019 SIAM Student Paper Prize for PhD thesis research paper.


2018

RTG Summer School

April 16, 2018

RTG Summer School


2017

RTG Student Presentations Are Underway!

October 5, 2017

RTG Student Presentations Are Underway!


CAM Faculty Featured in SIAM Review Research Spotlight

September 26, 2017

CAM Faculty Featured in SIAM Review Research Spotlight