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MCS Graduate Students to Attend Distinguished Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

Department of Chemistry graduate students Michael Polen and Chenjie Zeng are two of 400 young scientists from around the world chosen to join 31 Nobel Laureats in Lindau, Germany, June 25-30.

David Anderson Recognized with Julius Ashkin Award for His Outstanding Devotion to Teaching

Recognized as an innovator in the classroom and the laboratory, Assistant Teaching Professor of Physics David Anderson has been awarded the 2017 Julius Ashkin Teaching Award. 

Mathematical Sciences Professor Alan Frieze Named University Professor

Alan Frieze, Professor of Mathematical Sciences, has been named a University Professor, the highest designation a faculty member can achieve.

Mathematician Ian Tice Receives NSF CAREER Award

Assistant Professor of Mathematical Sciences Ian Tice has received a Faculty Early Career Award (CAREER) from the National Science Foundation to develop new mathematical tools and techniques for studying partial differential equations associated with moving interfaces in multi-phase fluid flow.

CMU DeepLens Algorithm Wins International Strong Lens-Finding Challenge

An interdisciplinary team of researchers from Carnegie Mellon University’s McWilliams Center for Cosmology has combined the university’s expertise in astrophysics and machine learning to win an international strong lens-finding challenge organized by the European Space Agency’s Euclid strong lensing working group.

Stephanie O’Neil Earns 2017 Fugassi and Monteverde Award

Stephanie O’Neil is the recipient of this year’s Fugassi and Monteverde Award, which recognizes the graduating female senior with the greatest academic achievement and professional promise.

Two Biological Sciences Students Win Fulbright Awards to Study Abroad

Timothy Gao and Philip Nantawisarakul join four other Carnegie Mellon students who will use the awards to study abroad.

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