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Dmitriy Drusvyatskiy
September 30, 2019
Dmitriy Drusvyatskiy and Damek Davis (Cornell) are the joint recipients of the 2019 INFORMS Optimization Society Prize for Young Researchers for their outstanding paper in optimization (details forthcoming).  This prize serves as an esteemed recognition of... Read more
Isaac Namioka (1928—2019)
September 30, 2019
Professor Emeritus Isaac Namioka passed away peacefully at home on September 25th, 2019.  Isaac was born in Japan on April 25th, 1928, and spent his boyhood in Himeji.  After receiving his Electrical Engineering degree at Kobe University, Isaac moved to the United States to attend graduate school at Kansas University.  At KU, he met Professor John Kelley, his PhD advisor and co-author of their textbook “Linear Topological Spaces... Read more
Matthew Junge | The Monti
September 26, 2019
Matthew Junge shares his experience teaching at the women's prison in Monroe at The Monti's "Man Behind the Curtain" Show on June 16, 2018 at The ArtsCenter in Carrboro, NC.
Timea Tihanyi watching over an artwork being built using a 3D printer.
August 1, 2019
Timea Tihanyi with Wanna Huang (BA, Interdisciplinary Visual Arts, 2018), creating an artwork with a 3D printer. “It’s not like a class, where the instructor knows the answer,” says Huang, one of many interns involved with Tihanyi's research. “We’re finding out the answer together, discovering whether something works or not.”   Media credit: Mark Stone/University of Washington   In a studio filled with ceramic artworks, Timea Tihanyi concentrates on creating a porcelain vessel. Rather than hand... Read more
Rekha Thomas, UW
July 1, 2019
The Robert B. Warfield, Jr., term faculty fellowship was established in 2014 to provide funds to members of the faculty to support their research. Steffen Rohde held the fellowship from 2014 to 2017; Rekha Thomas is the current holder. In contrast to an endowed faculty fellowship, which is funded permanently through the income of an endowment, a term fellowship is funded for a fixed number of years by the direct gift of the required funds. For its first five years, the Warfield fellowship has... Read more
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June 12, 2019
Tatiana Toro, profess of mathematics, on her most important contribution–when her mentees achieve their goals... Read more
Tatiana Toro – Distinguished Graduate Mentor 2019
April 25, 2019
Tatiana Toro has won the 2019 UW Marsha L. Landolt Distinguished Graduate Mentor Award.  The Marsha L. Landolt Distinguished Graduate Mentor Award recognizes a faculty member who excels at the intense, one-on-one teaching that is the hallmark of graduate study. First awarded in 1999, the award was renamed in memory of... Read more
Photo by Dorothée Brand
April 17, 2019
Graduate student Kellie MacPhee was recognized for her exemplary contributions to the community both on- and off-campus. The Husky 100 celebrates students who make connections between experiences and classroom learning. Husky 100 students are engaged in their communities, work at becoming effective leaders, and attempt to solve difficult and ambiguous challenges. To learn more about this recognition, visit... Read more
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April 5, 2019
Simons Foundation awards provide mathematicians and theoretical physicists funding to extend academic leaves to focus on research to support significant advances in their disciplines. Featured on 
Photo of Tatiana Toro
March 18, 2019
Professor Tatiana Toro and departmental alum Matthew Kahle have been named 2019 Simons Fellows in Mathematics.