Congratulations to Dr. Raegan Higgins!!! EDGE 2002 alum and current Summer Program Co-Director has been named Texas Tech University's Assistant Vice Provost for Faculty Success. According to the official announcement, Dr. Higgins will develop initiatives, programs, and opportunities specific to inclusion and equity, mentorship, and professional development at Texas Tech University. She will increase the [...]
While we recognize that individuals may differ in their reaction to the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v Wade, we affirm that owning the power to make decisions about one’s own body is a human right. Access to health care is essential to thriving in mathematics or any human endeavor, and denying anyone critical care [...]
Congratulations to Katrina Harden Williams (EDGE '00), who was named a 2022 Trailblazing Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Educator Awardee by the Challenger Center and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). The award celebrates K-12 teachers going above and beyond to inspire the next generation of explorers and innovators. Katrina Harden Williams, [...]
Karen EDGE Fellow Manuel Rivera hosts Algebraic Structures in Topology conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico
Congratulations to Manuel Rivera (Karen EDGE Fellow) on successfully hosting Algebraic Structures in Topology, a conference held in San Juan, Puerto Rico from May 30th to June 3rd, 2022. This one-week conference highlighted recent advances in algebraic topology and related fields. The guiding theme was the use of algebraic and categorical structure to better understand [...]
The EDGE Foundation is delighted to announce Dr. Malena Español as the recipient of the Karen EDGE Fellowship. Dr. Español was selected on the basis of her excellent research programs and her plans to use the funds for enhancing those programs through collaboration and travel. The Karen EDGE Fellowship is an opportunity for Dr. Español [...]
Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Data Science Job Description: Wittenberg University’s Department of Math and Computer Science is seeking a new colleague in data science. This is a full-time, tenure-track, assistant professor position to begin August 2022. Wittenberg is committed to attracting and retaining highly qualified individuals who collectively reflect the diversity of our student [...]
Congratulations to Karamatou Yacoubou Djima (E08) for securing an NSF Launching Early-Career Academic Pathways grant!!! Karamatou's proposal, titled "Uncovering and Exploiting Multiscale Structures in Big Data Using Diffusion-Based Representation and Optimal Sampling," was awarded the grant amounting to $150,785.00 last August. The research project introduces new theories and algorithms to address aspects of graph data [...]
We are pleased to celebrate Sarah Chehade, who has been named a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Quantum Computational Science at Oak Ridge National Laboratories. In her new position as a Postdoctoral Research Associate, Dr. Chehade will support the development of applications in quantum communication, computing, and the enhancement of diagnostic tools. She’ll be working to [...]
Congratulations to Tori Day (E14), who successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation from UMass Amherst! Moving forward, Tori will begin her new position as a Visiting Lecturer at Mount Holyoke College. Get it, Tori!!
Congratulations to Talithia Williams (E00 and EDGE Board Member) who has won the 2022 JPBM Communications Award! The award celebrates mathematicians who "bring mathematical ideas and information to non-mathematical audiences." Way to go, TW!!! For more information on the award, check out the SIAM press release.