|Robert Schneider and Ken Ono profiled on NPR’s “Undiscovered"|
|Published Date: 2018-10-09|
The October 8, 2018 episode of the NPR radio show “Undiscovered” was about recent Emory math PhD Robert Schneider and his advisor Ken Ono. The episode entitled “The Infinite God” is about how Robert transitioned from indie rocker, producing landmark records and fronting his band, The Apples in Stereo, to the world of abstract mathematics. Listen here: https://www.wnycstudios.org/story/guest-episode-infinite-god.
|Templeton World Charity Foundation awards Ono $550,000|
|Published Date: 2018-07-26|
The Templeton World Charity Foundation has awarded Professor Ken Ono $550,000 to support his "Spirit of Ramanujan Global STEM Talent Search" (press release here: https://esciencecommons.blogspot.com/2018/07/templeton-world-charity-awards-550000.html).
|2018 Mathematical Contest in Modeling Winners|
|Published Date: 2018-04-30|
The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science wish to congratulate Evan Scope Crafts, Paul Vienhage, Dilim Obiago and Dr. Lars Ruthotto for gaining the "Meritorious Winners" prize at the 2018 Mathematical Contest in Modeling.
The contest resulted with 10,670 teams representing institutions from eighteen countries. The 2018 MCM was primarily an online contest with teams obtaining the contest materials and downloaded the problem and data at the prescribed time through COMAPs MCM website.
|2018 Evans Hall Speaker|
|Published Date: 2018-04-30|
The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science is pleased to announce the 24th annual Evans/Hall Lecture and Award Ceremony on Monday April 30th at 4pm in E208, Mathematics and Science Center, with reception following.
Our speaker this year will be Christine U.Lee of the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine.
The Evans/Hall Lecture honors graduate and undergraduate students in the department and recognizes outstanding student accomplishments via the Trevor Evans Award, Deborah Jackson Award, Marshall Hall Award, Research Awards ,and Departmental Awards.
|Workshop on Reduced Models for the Cardiovascular System|
|Published Date: 2018-04-25|
The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Emory University is pleased to host the Workshop on Reduced Models for the Cardiovascular System on Thursday, April 26th and Friday, April 27th. The schedule and additional information can be found here.
|Ono to give Simons Foundation Distinguished Lecture on Pi Day|
|Published Date: 2018-02-19|
To celebrate "Pi Day" (3/14/18), Ken Ono will be giving a public lecture at the Simons Foundation in New York. He will be speaking on his recent work on the Riemann Hypothesis with Michael Griffin, Larry Rolen and Don Zagier. The lecture will be streamed live. For those wishing to attend, tickets are limited. See this website for details https://www.simonsfoundation.org/event/the-riemann-hypothesis/.
|Agichtein honored with the inaugural WSDM 2018 Test of Time Award|
|Published Date: 2018-02-09|
Eugene Agichtein of Emory MathCS and his co-authors from Yahoo! Research were honored at the 2018 ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining for their paper, "Finding High Quality Content in Social Media." This methodology, developed 10 years ago, could form the underpinnings for detecting spurious content in social media, phenomenon that has recently come to be highlighted." The original paper may be accessed via https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?doid=1341531.1341557. Congratulations Eugene!
|Ono wins a 2018 Prose Award from the American Association of Publishers|
|Published Date: 2018-02-08|
The PROSE Awards (Professional and Scholarly Excellence) are presented by the Association of American Publishers’ (AAP) Professional and Scholarly Publishing (PSP) Division. Presented since 1976, the awards annually recognize distinguished professional and scholarly books, reference works, journals, and electronic content. Ken Ono’s 2017 book “Harmonic Maass forms and Mock Modular Forms” is the winner in the mathematics category, chosen from hundreds of submissions. Ono co-authored the book with his former postdocs and students Kathrin Bringmann, Amanda Folsom, and Larry Rolen. (Click here for the complete list of winners: https://proseawards.com/winners/.