Bjorn Sandstede, Professor of Applied Mathematics and Royce Family Professor of Teaching Excellence at Brown has been named the new Director of the Data Science Initiative (DSI) at Brown University, effective on July 1, 2018. He succeeds Professor Jeffrey Brock who was Director. Bjorn's role as Director will enable him to forge relationships with industry partners
Kavita Ramanan, Professor of Applied Mathematics, has ben invited to join the 2018 Fellows of the American Mathematical Society (AMS). The Fellowship recognizes Professor Ramanan for her contriutions to the theory and appplications of stochastic processes.
Simulations developed by George Karniadakis and his research group provide new details of how sickle cell disease manifests inside red blood cells, which could provide help in developing new treatments. (Read "News from Brown.")