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Carnegie Mellon Math Professor Po-Shen Loh Featured on CBS Weekend News

Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences Po-Shen Loh is "no ordinary math teacher" according to a story that aired on the CBS Weekend News. Correspondent Jim Axelrod came to CMU to interview Loh during the Mathematical Association of America's Mathematical Olympiad Summer Program, an intensive problem solving camp held on campus.

The Road to Gold: Jenny Iglesias Coaches U.S. Girls to Math Olympiad Victory

As a coach of U.S. teams that have competed in the China Girls Mathematical Olympiad and the European Girls Mathematical Olympiad and an instructor at the Mathematical Association of America’s Math Olympiad Summer Program (MOP), Carnegie Mellon University graduate student Jenny Iglesias inspires young girls to find the beauty in mathematics.

Mathematical Sciences Professor Irene Fonseca Joins the Abel Committee

Carnegie Mellon mathematician Irene Fonseca has been appointed to the Abel Committee by the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. She will serve a two-year term on the committee, which is responsible for selecting the winner of the prestigious Abel Prize.

Figuring Out the 3D Shape of Molecules with a Push of a Button

A team of researchers led by Chemistry's Roberto R. Gil has developed a program that automates the process of figuring out a molecule’s three-dimensional structure. The technique compresses a process that usually takes days into minutes and could shorten the pipeline of drug discovery.

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