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News archive - January 2016

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Applied Math Students and Faculty Win Award for Paper

Applied Mathematics department members Manda Winlaw, Mike Hynes, and Anthony Caterini (PhD, Master’s and undergraduate students), along with their supervisor Hans De Sterck, won the best paper award (and a $2,000 cash prize!) at the 21st IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS 2015) in Melbourne, Australia, for their paper “Algorithmic Acceleration of Parallel ALS for Collaborative Filtering: Speeding up Distributed Big Data Recommendation in Spark”.

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Applied Math Emeritus Professor wins Physics Award

Josef Paldus, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Applied Math, was awarded a 2015 Neuron Award for Contribution to Science.

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