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Prof. Carey Priebe recipient of American Statistical Association’s 2010 SDNS Achievement Award

April 19, 2010

Carey Priebe, professor of applied mathematics and statistics, is the recipient of the American Statistical Association’s 2010 Section on Statistics in Defense and National Security (SDNS) Distinguished Achievement Award. Carey is being recognized for his outstanding leadership and accomplishments on research projects for the Navy, Army, Air Force, DARPA and the intelligence community. In the […]

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Undergraduate Student Leyla Isik Receives 2010 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

April 8, 2010

Leyla Isik, undergraduate student at the Center for Imaging Science and the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been selected to receive a 2010 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF). Her selection was based on her outstanding abilities and accomplishments, as well as her potential to contribute to strengthening the vitality of the U.S. […]

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Prof. Don Geman Named Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Fellow

April 1, 2010

Don Geman, professor of applied mathematics and statistics, has been named a 2010 Fellow of the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM). Don was elected for his contributions to stochastic processes, image analysis, and statistical learning. The 2010 class of Fellows includes 34 individuals who have made significant contributions to the fields of applied […]

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PhD Student Roberto Tron Receives Award at CDC 2009

December 12, 2009

Roberto Tron, a graduate student at the Center for Imaging Science and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, was granted the General Chairs’ Recognition Award for Interactive Papers at the 48th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control held on December 2009 in Shanghai, China. The reference to this paper can be found here.

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Prof. René Vidal Receives ONR Young Investigator Award

April 4, 2009

Assistant Professor René Vidal has been selected to receive an ONR Young Investigator Award for 2009. Dr. Vidal is among 14 early career scientists selected for awards this year. “ONR’s young investigators are considered among the top academic researchers in the country.” Get more information here.

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Prof. René Vidal Named Sloan Research Fellow

February 9, 2009

Assistant Professor René Vidal has been selected to receive a Sloan Research Fellowship for 2009. Dr. Vidal is among 118 early career scientists selected for fellowships this year. These fellowships, awarded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, are given annually to “exceptional young researchers early in their academic careers, and often at pivotal stages in […]

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Prof. Geman and PhD Student Bahman Afsari Receive ICMLA Award

December 13, 2008

At the 2008 International Conference on Machine Learning and its Applications (ICMLA), a team consisting of AMS Prof. Dan Naiman, AMS and CIS Prof. Don Geman, ECE and CIS graduate student Bahman Afsari and ECE student Aik Choon Tan, were named winners of the 2008 ICMLA microarray classification algorithm competition.

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Prof. Bruno Jedynak Promoted to Associate Research Professor

September 1, 2008

Dr. Jedynak has been on the faculty previously as a visiting professor to the Center for Imaging Science and the Applied Mathematics and Statistics Department from the Scientific University of Lille. He is an expert in statistics and in particular its application to image analysis, pattern recognition, and statistical classification.

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Prof. Carey Priebe Named an Elected ISI Member

June 9, 2008

Carey Priebe has been named an elected member of the International Statistical Institute, by virtue of his distinguished contributions to the development or application of statistical methods. Read the article published in Washington Post here.

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