Carnegie Mellon University

Sustainability Science Sustainability Science

Stefan BernhardStefan Bernhard

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Research in luminescent materials, solar fuels, organic photovoltaics, organic light emitting devices, circular polarized luminescence.

Terrence CollinsTerrence Collins

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Green chemistry, green oxidation catalysis in water, inorganic chemistry, biomimetic chemistry of peroxidase enzymes, mechanisms of oxidation catalysis, novel approaches to water purification

Neil DonahueNeil Donahue

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Atmospheric chemistry, organic aerosol, kinetics, reaction dynamics, radical-molecule reactivity, ozonolysis, mass spectrometry

Hyung KimHyung Kim

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Theoretical and computational chemistry, equilibrium and nonequilibrium statistical mechanics, computer simulations, chemical reactions and spectroscopy in solution, green solvents, supercapacitors, multi-domain proteins

Ryan SullivanRyan Sullivan

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Atmospheric chemistry, aerosol instrumentation, single-particle analysis, mass spectrometry, laser spectroscopy, heterogeneous chemistry, combustion, particle hygroscopicity, cloud nucleation, aerosol-cloud-climate interactions

Computational Finance Computational Finance

William HrusaWilliam Hrusa

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Partial differential equations, integral equations, and calculus of variations

Dmitry KramkovDmitry Kramkov

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Mathematical finance and Theory of Stochastic Processes with equilibrium-based models

Martin LarssonMartin Larsson

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Mathematical Finance and related topics in stochastic analysis and probability

Johannes Muhle-Karbe
Johannes Muhle-Karbe

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Mathematical and computational finance

Steven ShreveSteven Shreve

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Derivative securities, utility maximization, optimal execution of large financial transactions, modeling of queueing systems in heavy traffic when tasks have deadlines for completion

Cosmology Cosmology

John AlisonJohn Alison

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Theory of fundamental particles and their interactions

Rupert CroftRupert Croft

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Cosmology, the Big Bang, inflation, and dark matter

Tiziana Di MatteoTiziana Di Matteo

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Black holes, high energy astrophysics and cosmology

Scott DodelsonScott Dodelson

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Fundamental physics, analyzing data from cosmic surveys

Fred GilmanFred Gilman

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Theoretical particle physics, particularly in understanding the nature of CP violation

Tina KahniashviliTina Kahniashvili

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High quality cosmological data, observations of the cosmic microwave background, large scale structure distribution, gravitational lensing, and other observational data supporting a consistent "standard" model of the universe

Sergey KoposovSergey Koposov

Black holes, stellar streams, dwarf galaxies and globular clusters

Rachel MandelbaumRachel Mandelbaum

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Observational cosmology and galaxy studies, weak gravitational lensing and other analysis techniques

Diana ParnoDiana Parno

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Physics of the neutrino, a fundamental particle that is generated in particle decays and nuclear reactions and that, in the Standard Model of particle physics, interacts only via the weak force

Manfred PauliniManfred Paulini

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Particle physics and cosmology

Riccardo PencoRiccardo Penco

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Physical systems, cosmology, astrophysics and condensed matter

Jeffrey PetersonJeffrey Peterson

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Designing and building novel radio telescopes to study dark energy

Carl RodriguezCarl Rodriguez

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Gravitational waves, ripples in the fabric of spacetime, merging binary black holes

Ira RothsteinIra Rothstein

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Elementary particle physics, gravity wave physics, astrophysics/cosmology and QCD

Hy TracHy Trac

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Computational and theoretical cosmology and astrophysics

Matthew WalkerMatthew Walker

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Astrophysical properties of dark matter

Jack SchaefferJack Schaeffer

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Partial differential equations, kinetic models of plasma, although highly similar models are use to describe the evolution of a galaxy

Life Sciences Breakthroughs Life Sciences Breakthroughs

Marcel BruchezMarcel Bruchez

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Fluorescent proteins, tools for single molecule investigations, superresolution imaging and protein trafficking

Dannie DurandDannie Durand

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Computational analysis of molecular sequence data in genetics

Charles EttensohnCharles Ettensohn

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Genetic encoding, early patterning, morphogenesis and development

Luisa HillerLuisa Hiller

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Bacterial infections, comparative genomics, bioinformatics, and phylogenetics to banked bacterial isolates from clinical infections

Veronica HinmanVeronica Hinman

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Marine invertebrates, particularly echinoderms for understanding conserved and divergent architectural organization of gene regulatory networks (GRNs)

Jonathan JarvikJonathan Jarvik

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Production and analysis of CD-tagged clones in mouse and human cultured cell lines and in mouse embryonic stem cells (mES cells)

Frederick LanniFrederick Lanni

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Mechanical activities of non-muscle cells drive many processes in embryonic development, tissue maintenance and healing, immune cell migration and function, neuronal circuit formation, and progression of certain diseases

Tina LeeTina Lee

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The structure and function relationship of the endoplasmic reticulum and how the structure of the organelle might be modified to respond to changes in cell physiology

Adam LinstedtAdam Linstedt

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Molecular mechanisms that establish and maintain the membrane bounded subcellular compartments of the secretory and endocytic pathways

A. Javier LopezA. Javier Lopez

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Regulation of alternative pre-mRNA splicing, its contribution to cell function and development, and its disruption in disease

Brooke McCartneyBrooke McCartney

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Cancer cell research, tumor suppression and gene mutation

C. Joel McManusC. Joel McManus

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Variation in gene expression and how it contributes to phenotypic diversity and disease

Jonathan MindenJonathan Minden

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Gene and cellular mutation and pattern formation in environmental changes and proteomics

Robert MurphyRobert Murphy

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Experimental and computational methods to proteins within eukaryotic cells

Gordon RuleGordon Rule

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Inter-molecular interactions in biological systems, enzyme-substrate interactions, protein-lipid interactions, antibody-antigen interactions, RNA structure, and protein-nucleic acid interactions

Russell SchwartzRussell Schwartz

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Analysis of genetic variations, with specific application to inference of population subgroups and phylogenetic

John WoolfordJohn Woolford

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Assembly of ribosomes in eukaryotes, identify and characterize proteins necessary for the biogenesis of ribosomes

Huaiying ZhangHuaiying Zhang

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Investigate functional significance of phase transition in cells, engineer synthetic organelles, control phase transition for cancer therapy

Yongxin (Leon) ZhaoYongxin (Leon) Zhao

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Mapping structural and molecular properties of complex biological systems

David HackneyDavid Hackney

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The mechanisms, regulation and structure of enzymes, proteins that function as molecular motors

Chien HoChien Ho

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Find the molecular basis/mechanism for the cooperative oxygenation of hemoglobin (Hb), develop a novel magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) methodology to monitor immune response in vivo

Alan WaggonerAlan Waggoner

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Creating fluorescence-based detection systems for biology and biotechnology, creating a novel sensor unit technology for a broad class of biosensors

Subha DasSubha Das

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Organic synthesis, nucleic acids chemistry, RNA biochemistry, RNA-protein recognition, nanotechnology

Yisong (Alex) GuoYisong (Alex) Guo

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Spectroscopy, bioinorganic chemistry, Mössbauer and EPR spectroscopy, synchrotron radiation techniques, nuclear resonance vibrational spectroscopy (NRVS), synchrotron Mössbauer, metalloproteins, enzyme mechanisms, transition metal complexes, electronic structures, density functional theory

Michael HendrichMichael Hendrich

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Spectroscopy, biophysical chemistry, enzymatic mechanisms, bioinorganic chemistry, metalloenzymes

Anna KietrysAnna Kietrys

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Chemical biology, RNA structure & function, epitranscriptomics, RNA signaling, ageing & neurodegeneration

Maria KurnikovaMaria Kurnikova

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Theory,computational chemistry, biophysical, molecular modeling, continuum electrostatics, drift-diffusion models, ion channels, membrane receptors, signal transduction, membrane protein structure-function relations, flexibility and rigidity in protein dynamics.

Danith LyDanith Ly

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Bioorganic chemistry, chemical biology, gene regulation, cellular delivery, protein engineering, molecular self-assembly

Shiladitya BanerjeeShiladitya Banerjee

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Internal structures and machineries of a living cell impacts its shape, physical properties, and ability to communicate with other cells

Mark DesernoMark Deserno

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Theoretical and computational techniques regarding lipid membranes, proteins, viruses, or DNA

Frank HeinrichFrank Heinrich

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Disease-relevant proteins, peptides, and small molecules at interfaces and, in particular, interacting with lipid membranes

Mathias LöscheMathias Lösche

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Experimental biophysics focused on the functional, structural and dynamic characterization of biomimetic membranes

Quantum Computing Quantum Information

Roy BriereRoy Briere

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High-energy particle physics, the study of the decays and other properties of the different types of quarks

Randall FeenstraRandall Feenstra

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Structural and electronic properties of semiconductor materials and devices

Benjamin HuntBenjamin Hunt

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Condensed-matter physics, electrons behavior under extreme conditions in ultra-low temperatures and high magnetic fields

Jyoti KatochJyoti Katoch

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Electronic, optical and spin dependent properties of novel quantum materials like two-dimensional materials and their devices

Curtis MeyerCurtis Meyer

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Protons and neutrons, quarks and gluons, quantum chromodynamics

Colin MorningstarColin Morningstar

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Nonperturbative phenomena in quantum field theories, with particular emphasis on the study of hadron formation and confinement in quantum chromodynamics using computer simulations of quarks and gluons

Jeffrey PetersonJeffrey Peterson

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Designing and building novel radio telescopes to study dark energy

Brian QuinnBrian Quinn

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Quark interaction physics, conventional nuclear physics and high energy particle physics

Reinhard SchumacherReinhard Schumacher

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Sub-atomic particle systems between the quark-gluon and meson-baryon descriptions of matter

Simranjeet SinghSimranjeet Singh

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Magnetism, spin transport and spin dynamics in low dimensional condensed matter systems

Di XiaoDi Xiao

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Quantum condensed matter theory

Materials of the Future Materials of the Future

Bruce ArmitageBruce Armitage

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Bioorganic chemistry, fluorescent dyes, DNA nanotechnology, molecular evolution, peptide nucleic acids, molecular recognition of DNA/RNA, G quadruplexes

Mark BierMark Bier

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Biophysical chemistry, environmental chemistry, analytical chemistry, virus particles, nanoparticles, heavy ion mass spectrometry, water analysis by MS

Emile BominaarEmile Bominaar

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Electronic structure; spin; transition-metal complexes; metal clusters; theory; computational; density functional theory; exchange interactions; hyperfine interactions; Mössbauer spectroscopy; magneto optical spectroscopy; magneto chemistry; bioinorganic chemistry

Roberto GilRoberto Gil

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Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, residual dipolar couplings, residual chemical shift anisotropy, anisotropic polymer gels, natural products, characterization of nucleic acids, peptides, synthetic polymers and small molecules in general

Olexandr IsayevOlexandr Isayev

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Theoretical and computational chemistry, machine learning, cheminformatics, drug discovery, computer-aided molecular design, materials informatics

Rongchao JinRongchao Jin

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Nanoscience, nanoparticles, synthesis, catalysis, optics

Tomasz KowalewskiTomasz Kowalewski

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Physical chemistry, atomic force microscopy, proximal probe techniques, organic electronics, nano-structured materials, nanographene, self-assembly of organic materials, characterization of nanostructures, device fabrication and characterization

Krzysztof MatyjaszewskiKrzysztof Matyjaszewski

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Polymer synthesis, controlled/living polymerization, macromolecular engineering, bio-related polymers, organic/inorganic hybrids, catalysis, green chemistry

Kevin NoonanKevin Noonan

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Polymer chemistry, organometallics, homogeneous catalysis, organophosphorus chemistry

Linda PeteanuLinda Peteanu

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Photophysics, laser spectroscopy, microscopy, Stark spectroscopy, conjugated materials, nucleic acids, fluorescent labels, plasmonics

Stefanie SydlikStefanie Sydlik

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Polymer science, materials chemistry, biomaterials, electronic materials

Newell WashburnNewell Washburn

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Materials chemistry, biomaterials, green chemistry, machine learning

David YaronDavid Yaron

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Theory, computational, electronic structure theory, machine learning, materials theory, photophysics, spectroscopy

Stephen GaroffStephen Garoff

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The properties of interfacial regions where fluid or solid phases meet dominate the behavior of many natural and technical processes. Wetting, friction and adhesion, corrosion, stability of emulsions

Sara MajetichSara Majetich

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Magnetic nanoparticles that have very uniform sizes, their fundamental behavior and possible applications in data storage media, permanent magnets, and biomedicine

Michael WidomMichael Widom

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Theoretical modeling of novel materials in condensed matter and biological physics settings, methods of statistical mechanics, quantum mechanics and computer simulation used to investigate structure, stability and properties of these materials

Irene FonsecaIrene Fonseca

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Mathematical study of shape memory alloys, ferroelectric, magnetic materials, composites, thin structures, phase transitions in fluids and solids, and the mathematical analysis of image segmentation, denoising, detexturing and recolorization in computer vision

Giovanni LeoniGiovanni Leoni

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Variational problems involving material defects, such as dislocations; the epitaxial growth of a thin film over a crystalline substrate; phase field models for anisotropic crystalline energies; phase transitions problems; water waves

Shlomo Ta'asanShlomo Ta'asan

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Grain growth where texture and grain boundary character are the main statistical properties, mathematical approaches to system level problems related to immune response and physiology, and the circulatory system

Neuroscience Neuroscience

Alison BarthAlison Barth

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Understanding how experience assembles and alters the properties of neural circuits in the cerebral cortex, in both normal and disease states

Aryn GittisAryn Gittis

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Neural circuits in the basal ganglia in movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease and dystonia

Kate HongKate Hong

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Determine how cortical and subcortical activity cooperate to mediate sensory-motor transformations in parallel, providing a foundation for understanding behavioral deficits and recovery mechanisms associated with cortical injury

Sandra KuhlmanSandra Kuhlman

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Understand the influence of cortical inhibitory circuits on sensory development and perceptual learning

Eric YttriEric Yttri

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Establish how neural circuits lead to action selection decisions in impairments like stroke and Parkinson's disease

Mathematical Foundations of Artificial Intelligence Mathematical Foundations of Artificial Intelligence

Thomas BohmanThomas Bohman

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Extremal and probabilistic combinatorics and discrete mathematical problems

Boris BukhBoris Bukh

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Combinatorial objects

Clinton ConleyClinton Conley

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Descriptive set theory, equivalence relations arising from measurable group actions or measurable graphs

James CummingsJames Cummings

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Combinatorial objects, structure theory of linear orderings and posets, rainbow Ramsey theory, strong forcing axioms, and new forcing techniques for obtaining consistency results in singular cardinal combinatorics

Florian FrickFlorian Frick

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Geometric-topological methods, intersection combinatorics of convex hulls in Euclidean space, inscribing geometric shapes into curves, partitioning a point set by hyperplanes

Alan FriezeAlan Frieze

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Probabilistic Combinatorics and its application to Theoretical Computer Science and Operations Research

Rami GrossbergRami Grossberg

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Model theory of mathematical logic, related combinatorial, set-theoretic problems and applications to algebra

Gautum IyerGautum Iyer

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Studies partial differential equations arising in applied mathematics

David KinderlehrerDavid Kinderlehrer

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Applied mathematics and in analysis, in differential equations in materials, cell biology, mechanisms of intracellular transport, and models of ion transport

Po-Shen LohPo-Shen Loh

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Combinatorics, probability, and computer science

Wesley PegdenWesley Pegden

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Probabilistic combinatorics, combinatorial game theory, graph theory, and discrete geometry

Robert PegoRobert Pego

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Nonlinear dynamics in partial differential equations, coherent structures and nonlinear waves

Agoston PisztoraAgoston Pisztora

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Probabilistic analysis of random fields, certain disordered systems and of phase transitions

Hayden SchaefferHayden Schaeffer

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Data sciences, sparse models, math modeling, imaging sciences

Ernest SchimmerlingErnest Schimmerling

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Set theory, hierarchy of large cardinal axioms

Dejan SlepcevDejan Slepcev

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Applied analysis, partial differential equations, calculus of variations, optimal transportation, as well as tools of probability, statistics, functional analysis, and scientific computation to address applied problems

Richard StatmanRichard Statman

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Mathematical logic, proof theory and the theory of computation, theory of programming languages (computer science), theory of functional programming, lambda calculus/ combinatory logic

Tomasz TkoczTomasz Tkocz

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Analysis, probability and convex geometry, with an emphasis on high-dimensional phenomena, inequalities in information theory

Noel WalkingtonNoel Walkington

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The development and analysis of numerical algorithms required for the approximation of partial differential equations

Franziska WeberFranziska Weber

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Analysis and numerical approximation of nonlinear partial differential equations emerging in fluid dynamics, multi-phase flows, complex fluids and mathematical biology