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March 29, 2021
Over 100 UW graduate and professional programs have been ranked by U.S. News & World Report to be among the top 35 in the nation.Featured on UW News 
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March 5, 2021
A team from the University of Washington wanted to see if a computer vision system could learn to tell what is being played on a piano just from an overhead view of the keys and the player’s hands. The UW’s Eli Shlizerman, assistant professor in the applied mathematics and the electrical and computer engineering departments, and Kun Su and Xiulong Liu, doctoral students in electrical and computer engineering, created Audeo.... Read more
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February 28, 2021
Elese Washines, who studied mathematics at the UW, is the current program manager for the Yakima Nation Higher Education Program and featured as one of the Yakima Herald's 39 under 39.Featured on The Yakima Herald 
Neal Koblitz
February 22, 2021
Professor Neal Koblitz, along with Victor Miller, will share this year's Levchin prize for real-world cryptography. The Levchin prize honors major innovations in cryptography that have had a significant impact on the practice of cryptography and its use in real-world systems. Koblitz and Miller are being honored for their independent developments of elliptic curve cryptography (ECC), the idea to use the group of points on an... Read more
Amzi Jeffs
February 22, 2021
Congratulations to Amzi Jeffs and Anthony Sanchez, who have been awarded Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships by the National Science Foundation! Amzi Jeffs will be going to Carnegie Mellon University and Anthony Sanchez to UC San Diego. The purpose of the Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (MSPRF) is to support future leaders in mathematics and statistics by facilitating their participation in postdoctoral research environments that will have maximal... Read more
Farbod Shokrieh
February 16, 2021
Assistant Professor Farbod Shokrieh has been awarded a CAREER grant by the National Science Foundation. This award is at the intersection of algebraic geometry, arithmetic geometry, and combinatorics. Farbod will study fundamental questions at the intersection of non-archimedean and tropical geometry, arithmetic and Arakelov geometry, and combinatorics and convex geometry. His research will further study the interplay... Read more
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February 10, 2021
Seven UW scientists were included on Cell Mentor's list of 1,000 inspiring Black scientists, including postdoctoral chemistry fellow Tam’ra-Kay Francis and Assistant Professor of mathematics Bobby Wilson.Featured on UW News 
Medal
January 29, 2021
Scholarship Recipients John and Kathy Connors Foundation Endowed Scholarship in Mathematics: Bashir Abdel-Fattah | Derek Johnson | Gian Rodrigues Thomas P. Bleakney Endowed Scholarship in Mathematics: Shea Engle | Sophia Taylor | Josie Thompson Mathematics Endowed Scholarship: Daniel Humphreys | Yanway Lai | Richard Phan | Roark Wolf | Dafang Ye Clara M. McGee Endowed Scholarship in Mathematics: Michaela Coontz Barbara Sando Scholarship in Mathematics: Yeu Chen | Frances Herr | Siye Li | Alana... Read more
graduation cap photo by Dennis Wise © 2015 University of Washington
January 29, 2021
DOCTORATE: Chi-Yu Cheng (advisor: Jarod Alper) | Postdoc at University of Missouri - Columbia Dissertation: Variation of Instability in Invariant Theory Nikolaos Eptaminitakis (Robin Graham & Gunther Uhlmann) | Golomb Visiting Assistant Professor at Purdue Geodesic X-ray Transform on Asymptotically Hyperbolic Manifolds Graham W. Gordon (Sara Billey) | Mathematics Teacher at Proof School Cycle type factorizations in the... Read more

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