Laurent Younes named a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society
January 11, 2021
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.
Younes’ research focuses on statistical properties of Markov random fields; mathematical and computational analysis of shape spaces; statistical learning methods in computational biology. He is being recognized for his contributions to graphical model identification and shape analysis with applications to machine learning, medical imaging and computational anatomy.