|Emory Students Win Southeast Programming Contest!|
|Published Date: 2019-01-28|
The M || E student team from Emory Computer Science have won the 2018 ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (Southeast USA Region) https://ser.cs.fit.edu/ser2018 for Division 2. There were 82 teams in this division, and the Emory team won 1st place by 125 points. The contestants were:
Jose Coves (Senior undergraduate)
Chenxi Xu (Sophomore undergraduate)
Liyan Xu (First year Masters)
Jinho D. Choi (Coach: Assistant Professor)
This is the second consecutive year that the Emory team has won this contest. Teams from Emory University have consistently been in top-3 for the last four years. All credit is due to the students (and their coach) who invested their time, effort, and enthusiasm to prepare for this contest -- congratulations!
|Templeton World Charity Foundation awards Ono $550,000|
|Published Date: 2018-07-26|
The Templeton World Charity Foundation has awarded Professor Ken Ono $550,000 to support his "Spirit of Ramanujan Global STEM Talent Search" (press release here: https://esciencecommons.blogspot.com/2018/07/templeton-world-charity-awards-550000.html).
|2018 Mathematical Contest in Modeling Winners|
|Published Date: 2018-04-30|
The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science wish to congratulate Evan Scope Crafts, Paul Vienhage, Dilim Obiago and Dr. Lars Ruthotto for gaining the "Meritorious Winners" prize at the 2018 Mathematical Contest in Modeling.
The contest resulted with 10,670 teams representing institutions from eighteen countries. The 2018 MCM was primarily an online contest with teams obtaining the contest materials and downloaded the problem and data at the prescribed time through COMAPs MCM website.
|2018 Evans Hall Speaker|
|Published Date: 2018-04-30|
The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science is pleased to announce the 24th annual Evans/Hall Lecture and Award Ceremony on Monday April 30th at 4pm in E208, Mathematics and Science Center, with reception following.
Our speaker this year will be Christine U.Lee of the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine.
The Evans/Hall Lecture honors graduate and undergraduate students in the department and recognizes outstanding student accomplishments via the Trevor Evans Award, Deborah Jackson Award, Marshall Hall Award, Research Awards ,and Departmental Awards.
|Workshop on Reduced Models for the Cardiovascular System|
|Published Date: 2018-04-25|
The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Emory University is pleased to host the Workshop on Reduced Models for the Cardiovascular System on Thursday, April 26th and Friday, April 27th. The schedule and additional information can be found here.
|Ono to give Simons Foundation Distinguished Lecture on Pi Day|
|Published Date: 2018-02-19|
To celebrate "Pi Day" (3/14/18), Ken Ono will be giving a public lecture at the Simons Foundation in New York. He will be speaking on his recent work on the Riemann Hypothesis with Michael Griffin, Larry Rolen and Don Zagier. The lecture will be streamed live. For those wishing to attend, tickets are limited. See this website for details https://www.simonsfoundation.org/event/the-riemann-hypothesis/.
|Agichtein honored with the inaugural WSDM 2018 Test of Time Award|
|Published Date: 2018-02-09|
Eugene Agichtein of Emory MathCS and his co-authors from Yahoo! Research were honored at the 2018 ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining for their paper, "Finding High Quality Content in Social Media." This methodology, developed 10 years ago, could form the underpinnings for detecting spurious content in social media, phenomenon that has recently come to be highlighted." The original paper may be accessed via https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?doid=1341531.1341557. Congratulations Eugene!
|Ono wins a 2018 Prose Award from the American Association of Publishers|
|Published Date: 2018-02-08|
The PROSE Awards (Professional and Scholarly Excellence) are presented by the Association of American Publishers (AAP) Professional and Scholarly Publishing (PSP) Division. Presented since 1976, the awards annually recognize distinguished professional and scholarly books, reference works, journals, and electronic content. Ken Onos 2017 book Harmonic Maass forms and Mock Modular Forms is the winner in the mathematics category, chosen from hundreds of submissions. Ono co-authored the book with his former postdocs and students Kathrin Bringmann, Amanda Folsom, and Larry Rolen. (Click here for the complete list of winners: https://proseawards.com/winners/.