Former PACM student Afonso Bandeira wins 2018 Sloan Research Fellowship

Congratulations to Afonso Bandeira *15!  Afonso is a former student of Professor Amit Singer and recent winner of a 2018 Sloan Research Fellowship. He currently is an Assistant Professor of Mathematics at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences with a joint appointment in the Center for Data Science at NYU. He is a member of the NYU Math and Data group.

PACM Professor Yannis Kevrekidis named fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

PACM faculty, Yannis Kevrekidis, was among the seven Princeton faculty members named fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. They are among 228 leaders in scholarship, business, the arts and public affairs elected this year in recognition of their contributions to their respective fields.  

Yannis Kevrekidis, the Pomeroy and Betty Perry Smith Professor in Engineering and professor of chemical and biological engineering.  

PACM Student – Sophie Spirkl - Awarded Charlotte Elizabeth Procter Fellowship

Congratulations to Sophie Spirkl, Ph.D. Candidate in PACM, Applied and Computational Mathematics on being awarded the Charlotte Elizabeth Procter Fellowship for the 2017-18 academic year! 

Sophie was recommended by the Fellowship Subcommittee and the award was approved by the Faculty Committee on the Graduate School in recognition of her “outstanding performance and professional promise”.  Established in 1912 in memory of Charlotte Elizabeth Procter by her son, this fellowship acknowledges Sophie’s distinguished work in the Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics.

PACM Hosting Sophomore Open House - March 30th

The Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics will host its first "Sophomore Open House" on Thursday, March 30th from 3:30pm - 5:00pm in 216 Fine Hall/Grad Student lounge.  Every A.B. department and some certificate programs hold open houses in March and April and a full schedule of these events can be found at the Office of the Dean of the College's website. 

PACM Professors Jeroen Tromp and Yannis Kevrekidis receive Schmidt Fund awards to go to projects with transformative potential

Three projects with the potential for broad impacts in science and technology have been selected to receive support from the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund.

The projects include a technology for improving ultrasound's grainy images, a system for boosting biofuel production, and a facility for designing and testing new wind power technologies.