News for 2002

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September 2002
Soshnikov Awarded Sloan
Alexander Soshnikov was awarded an Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship for 2002-04. These awards are intended to enhance the careers of the very best young faculty members in specified fields of science. Currently a total of 112 fellowships are awarded annually in seven fields: chemistry, computational and evolutionary molecular biology, computer science, economics, mathematics, neuroscience, and physics.
September 2002
Fannjiang Honored As Top Outstanding Mathematician
Albert Fannjiang was awarded an American Mathematical Society Centennial Fellowship for 2002-03. This award of $55,000 is given annually to top outstanding mathematicians to help further their careers in research.
August 2002
Nachtergaele and Tracy Speak at ICM
Bruno Nachtergaele and Craig Tracy were invited speakers at the International Congress of Mathematicians held in Beijing in August, 2002.
May 2002
Tracy Awarded Polya Prize
Craig Tracy was awarded the SIAM Polya Prize (jointly with his coworker Harold Widom for their groundbreaking work on random matrices).
April 2002
Schilling Awarded Fellowship to Research in Germany
Anne Schilling was awarded an Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, which will enable her to carry out research in Germany.
January 2002
Wets Recognized By Univ. of Vienna
Roger Wets was awarded a Doctor Honoris Causa -- the highest honorary title that a University can award -- by the University of Vienna in January 2002, for his scientific achievements.