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Josef Sifuentes

Rice alumnus wins UT System Outstanding Teacher Award Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021

Josef Sifuentes '10 is an assistant professor in the School of Mathematics and Statistical Sciences at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley


Ilya Hicks

Hicks among INFORMS Minority Issues Forum Fellows inaugural class Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021

Also elected was William Christian, Jr., who graduated with an M.S. and Ph.D. in CAAM from Rice in 1999 and 2003.


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Guodong Pang to join CAAM faculty, Jan. 1 Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021

His research interests include applied probability, stochastic process limits theory, stochastic control, stochastic networks, queueing systems and stochastic epidemic models.


Béatrice Rivière

Rivière named Association for Women in Mathematics fellow Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021

CAAM professor recognized for her research, mentorship of women, and service.


Bilyana Tzolova

Tzolova, third-year PhD student, awarded 3-year, $138,000 NIH grant Monday, Sep. 20, 2021

Fellowship supports development of a more accurate approach to imaging the vascular system.


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Huchette article receives Beale-Orchard-Hays Prize from MOS Wednesday, Jul. 28, 2021

'JuMP: A Modeling Language for Mathematical Optimization' was published in the SIAM Review in 2017.


Temitayo “Tayo” Ajayi

PhD alumnus earns second second place in IISE's Pritsker Doctoral Dissertation Award competition Wednesday, May. 5, 2021

Temitayo “Tayo” Ajayi now works as an operations research analyst for Nature Source Improved Plants.


Béatrice Rivière

Béatrice Rivière named fellow of SIAM Thursday, Apr. 1, 2021

CAAM professor recognized for her 'contributions in numerical analysis, scientific computing, and modeling of porous media.'


Illya Hicks

Illya Hicks named CAAM chair, effective July 1 Wednesday, Mar. 31, 2021

Professor, who joined the Rice faculty in 2007, was named INFORMS fellow in 2020.