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Prof. Yves Atchade named IMS Fellow by Institute of Mathematical Statistics

April 28th, 2020

We are pleased to announce that our colleague Yves Atchade has been named an IMS Fellow by the Institute of Mathematical Statistics. Congratulations Yves!

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Prof. Jennifer Balakrishnan Honored With NSF Career Award

April 14th, 2020

Professor Jennifer Balakrishnan has been honored with an NSF CAREER Award. This award is a well-deserved recognition of her many contributions to computational number theory and arithmetic geometry, including her pioneering work on bounding the number of rational points on curves using p-adic methods. Congratulations, Jen!

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Congratulations to Prof. Kostas Spiliopoulos, 2020 Simons Fellow

February 27th, 2020

Congratulations to Professor Kostas Spiliopoulos for being named a 2020 Simons Fellow! The Simons Fellowship will enable Kostas to extend his sabbatical next year. The full article can be found here.

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Boston University Mathematics goes beyond Boston. In fact, it went to Colorado.

February 24th, 2020

Two Boston University students' unique experiences with mathematics led them to Colorado. By Isaac Schorr In a library in Everett, MA, a fourteen-year-old Alex Rodriguez was completing his math homework when an older man walked up and asked “Hey, can I see your work real quick?”. Alex let the stranger look at the page he was working on. The stranger examined the page... Read more »

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The Data Science Era has emerged. Boston University is prepared for it.

January 31st, 2020

Boston University is taking large steps forward in the field of data science. Eric Kolaczyk is helping to lead the way.  By Isaac Schorr With the groundbreaking of the new nineteen-story Data Sciences Center at 665 Commonwealth Avenue on December 5th, 2019, Boston University made its largest step forward into the data science industry. The building, which will house the Mathematics and Statistics... Read more »

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Prof. Eric Kolaczyk named Director of Hariri Institute

January 15th, 2020

Eric Kolaczyk has been named Director of the Hariri Institute of Computing and Computational Science & Engineering by Provost Jean Morrison. Congratulations Eric!

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Congratulations to Prof. Ting Zhang on receiving an NSF CAREER Award

October 23rd, 2019

NSF Career Award Article (BU TODAY)

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Congratulations to our PhD alumnus Scott Robertson: Tenured Associate Professor at Questrom

May 21st, 2019

Former PhD student Scott Robertson is now officially a tenured Associate Professor in Questrom. After earning his PhD here with Paolo Guasoni, he was an assistant professor at Carnegie Mellon University, until a few years ago when he decided to move back to the Boston area.

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Congratulations to Prof. Jared Weinstein, 2019 Simons Fellow in Mathematics

March 28th, 2019

Congratulations to Professor Jared Weinstein for being selected as a 2019 Simons Fellow in Mathematics! This Fellowship recognizes Jared's outstanding contributions to Number Theory. As you may see from the list posted on the Simons Foundation website he is in elite company. On behalf of all of us, Jared, a hearty congratulations on this prestigious honor.

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Professor Steve Grossberg wins 2019 Hebb Award

November 19th, 2018

Professor Steven Grossberg has been chosen to receive the 2019 Hebb Award of the International Neural Network Society. The Donald O. Hebb Award recognizes outstanding achievements in biological learning.

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