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August 12, 2021
Obituary from The Seattle Times John Brendan Sullivan was born on August 6, 1944 to Catherine D (Marshall) Sullivan and John H Sullivan in Lynn, MA. He was the youngest of three children, with a beloved older brother and sister. John's family didn't have a car so he spent many hours riding on the cross bar of his dad's bicycle as they traveled around Lynn. He was the valedictorian of Lynn English High School in... Read more
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July 29, 2021
The UW and Washington State University are adding artificial intelligence research institutes thanks to $40 million in funding from the National Science Foundation. UW’s research lab, the AI Institute for Dynamic Systems, will focus on fundamental AI and machine learning theory. Steve Brunton, associate professor of mechanical engineering at the UW and associate director of the institute, is referenced. The UW's J. Nathan Kutz, professor of applied mathematics; Krithika Manohar, assistant... Read more
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July 29, 2021
The US National Science Foundation has announced a new artificial-intelligence research institute led by the University of Washington. It will be directed by J. Nathan Kutz, a UW professor of applied mathematics.Featured on UW News 
July 21, 2021
Jayadev Athreya has been appointed as the new Interim Director of the Pacific Institute of Mathematical Sciences (PIMS), an organization of mathematical scientists in Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, and Washington State whose mandate is to promote research in and applications of the mathematical sciences, to facilitate the training of highly qualified personnel, to enrich public awareness of and education in the mathematical sciences, and to create mathematical partnerships with... Read more
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July 18, 2021
After one of the cryptocurrency market’s worst routs, a growing band of disgruntled traders are organizing to pressure — with a combination of social media and legal threats — the online exchange Binance to compensate them for their losses. Tim Leung, professor of applied mathematics at the UW, is quoted.Featured on Bloomberg 
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June 28, 2021
Tatiana Toro, professor of mathematics at the UW, will maintain her tenure at the UW during her five-year director term of MSRI, a collaborative mathematics research center based in Berkeley. [This is part of "Tech Moves"]Featured on GeekWire 
June 10, 2021
Tatiana Toro, Craig McKibben & Sarah Merner Professor in Mathematics, will become the next director of the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI). Media credit: Corinne Thrash The Board of Trustees of the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) announced that Tatiana Toro, Craig McKibben & Sarah Merner Professor in Mathematics, will become its next director. Toro will build upon her long-... Read more
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June 1, 2021
Tatiana Toro, Craig McKibben & Sarah Merner Professor in Mathematics, will be the next director of the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute.Featured on College of Arts and Sciences 
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April 29, 2021
Randall LeVeque, professor emeritus of applied mathematics, and Julie Theriot, professor of biology, have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.Featured on UW News 
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April 26, 2021
En el 2019, Toro ganó el premio Marsha L. Landolt, de la Universidad de Washington, donde trabaja desde 1994. El reconocimiento, que obtuvo por su capacidad pedagógica e interés en enseñar un área a la que muchos le temen, también la ubicó como una de las científicas colombianas más reconocidas y brillantes. (English translation: In 2019, Toro won the Marsha L. Landolt Award from the University of Washington, where she has worked since 1994. The recognition, which she obtained for her... Read more