News: 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. 


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

August 5, 2019

Daniel Massatt

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


RTG Lectures on Data Science

May 22, 2019

David Bindel

RTG Lectures on Data Science

Videos and slides from the lectures are now available on the Event Website.


Meet Visiting International Student, Merlin Pelz!

April 18, 2019

Merlin Pelz

Meet Visiting International Student, Merlin Pelz!

Congratulations to Mihai Anitescu for being named SIAM Fellow, Class of 2019!

April 12, 2019

Congratulations to Mihai Anitescu for being named SIAM Fellow, Class of 2019!


June Wu Awarded NDSEG Fellowship!

February 8, 2019

June Wu

June Wu Awarded NDSEG Fellowship!


Professor Greg Lawler Awarded Wolf Prize!

January 25, 2019

Gregory F. Lawler

Professor Greg Lawler Awarded Wolf Prize!

Admissions Application Closed!

January 16, 2019

Zellencia Harris

Admissions Application Closed!

Award-winning Faculty

January 15, 2019

Lek-Heng Lim

Award-winning Faculty