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Monday, July 10, 2017

Math Olympians Develop “Intellectual Fearlessness” at CMU

For the third consecutive year, Carnegie Mellon University hosted some of the world’s best high school math students for the annual Mathematical Association of America’s (MAA’s) Mathematical Olympiad Summer Program (MOP). Among the students were the six members of the U.S. International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) team, who are coached by Carnegie Mellon Associate Professor of Mathematical Sciences Po-Shen Loh and a team of assistants. Under Loh’s direction, the U.S. Team has taken first place at the Math Olympiad in the past two years.


Friday, July 14, 2017

The Road to Gold: Jenny Iglesias Coaches U.S. Girls to Mathematical 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. MORE
Monday, June 19, 2017

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. MORE
Monday, June 19, 2017

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. MORE
Thursday, June 15, 2017

Pennsylvania’s Top High School Science Students Come to Carnegie Mellon for Governor’s School for the Sciences

The Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Sciences (PGSS) returns to Carnegie Mellon University this summer thanks to the support of the PGSS Campaign, Inc., a nonprofit organization formed by PGSS alumni.  MORE

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