News

MathCS is Hiring Faculty!
Published Date: 2017-10-27
The department of Mathematics and Computer Science has a tenure-track faculty position in Computational Mathematics and a Lecturer position in Computer Science to begin Fall 2018. Please contact chair@mathcs.emory.edu for general information. The deadline to apply for this position is January 15, 2018.
Interdisciplinary MathCS research on drug resistant pathogens
news Published Date: 2017-10-27
Drs. Rebecca Mitchell, Lars Ruthotto, and Ymir Vigfusson are collaborating on a novel project to diagnose multiple strains of antibiotic-resistant bacteria via new data science methods. This 1-year project has been awarded $380,000 by the CDC, read the full story here
CSI professor Lee Cooper is a member of NCI award-winning center
news Published Date: 2017-10-04
Professor Lee Cooper, faculty in the Computer Science and Informatics graduate program is a member of the Emory Molecular Interaction Center for Functional Genomics (MicFG). This center was recently selected by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to participate in an elite national network called Cancer Target Discovery and Development (CTD2) that is focused on discovery of new cancer targets and precision cancer therapies. Read the full story at http://news.emory.edu/stories/2017/10/fu_cancer_genomics_network/index.html.
MathCS welcomes new faculty in Science Cluster Initiative
Published Date: 2017-09-27
The department of Mathematics and Computer Science is delighted to welcome Prof Dorian Arnold and Prof Juan Villeta-Garcia as our newest colleagues. Dorian and Juan were recruited as part of an Emory College-wide cluster initiative in the sciences -- for a full story please see http://news.emory.edu/stories/2017/09/er_faculty_cluster_hires/campus.html.

Welcome Dorian and Juan!
Research by Duncan, Mertens and Ono in Quanta magazine.
Published Date: 2017-09-22
In a paper published today in Nature.com, Duncan, Mertens, and Ono find moonshine for the pariah O’Nan group. Unexpected connections are found involving the number theory of elliptic curves.
Dr. Ken Ono profiled in The University of Chicago Magazine
Published Date: 2017-05-19
Dr. Ono has been profiled in The University of Chicago Magazine. The article is entitled "Infinite Possibilities." You can find the article here.
Dr. Ken Ono receives the 2017 Eleanor Main Award for mentoring excellence
news Published Date: 2017-05-17
Dr. Ken Ono and 2017 PhD graduate student, Michelle Marie Giddens, are this years recipient of the Eleanor Main Graduate Mentor Award. The awards, established in 2015 by the Laney Graduate School to recognize graduate faculty and graduate students for mentoring excellence, are presented annually during Laney's commencement celebration.

You can find the main article here.
Dr. Ho and collaborators win best paper award
Published Date: 2017-04-03
A joint work between Dr Joyce Ho, Jette Henderson (UT-Austin), Ryan Bridges (EPIC), Byron Wallace (Northeastern), and Dr Joydeep Ghosh (UT-Austin) receives the 2017 Distinguished Clinical Research Informatics Paper Award at the AMIA Joint Summits. The paper can be read here.
A Mathematician Confronts March Madness
news Published Date: 2017-03-16
Emory mathematician and basketball fan, Ken Ono, selects the most interesting number related to March Madness. Read more about it in the New Yorker at here
Emory Magazine: Mary Galinski - Malaria Math: Using big data to study malarial resistance
news Published Date: 2016-12-13
Dr. Mary Galinski was recently featured in the Emory Magazine. The article showcases the Emory research team's effort to understand immune response to malaria. Read more about it at here.