The Academy of Science will honor Dr. Edward Spitznagel on April 6 for his "contributions to the statistical analysis of medical studies." Dr.
The International Society for Bayesian Analysis has awarded Dr. Nan Lin and former Ph.D. student Qing Li on their research paper on the Bayesian Elastic Net.
John Shareshian studies problems in combinatorics that arise in or have consequences for other fields of mathematics. Combinatorics is the study of discrete, typically finite, mathematical structures.
John McCarthy has received a five-year grant from the National Science Foundation to study Operator Theory and Applications. Here is a description of the grant from the abstract:
Operator Theory and Applications
Irina Holmes, currently a Hale Postdoctoral Fellow at Georgia Tech, received an NSF postdoctoral fellowship for her work in Harmonic Analysis. She will spend 2016-2018 at Washington University, working with sponsoring scientist Brett Wick.
Noncommutative Geometry: Its Applications to Geometry and Analysis (Xiang Tang, Geometric Analysis Program, NSF). This group studies various problems in geometry using noncommutative geometric tools.
Algebraic, topological and enumerative combinatorics (John Shareshian, Algebra, number theory, and combinatorics Program, NSF).
Statistical Aggregation in Massive Data Environments (Nan Lin, Statistics Program, NSF).