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Simon A. Levin
The University of Victoria will hold a Levin Fest on June 15th. Entitled "A Symposium at the Intersection of Mathematics and Biology," with a keynote speech by Simon A. Levin, the event celebrates the conferral of a UVic Honorary Doctorate of Science to Dr. Levin. To learn more, click here.
Simon A. Levin
Simon A. Levin and other CBC members' recent paper in PNAS about antibiotic consumption has received a great deal of press. To read the paper ("Global increase and geographic convergence in antibiotic consumption between 2000 and 2015"), click here.
Read about it on the Princeton Home Page, on NPR, and in The Guardian.
Simon A. Levin
Simon A. Levin was elected a Fellow of the Society for Mathematical Biology. To read more, click here
Simon A. Levin, with Andy Lo (M.I.T.) and Bill Miller (Legg Mason), and through the support of the Santa Fe Institute, organized a high-level meeting at the National Academy of Sciences (February 2016), instigated by a paper by Levin and Lo (PNAS, 2015), on evolutionary and complex-system perspectives for the regulation of financial systems. The NAS hopes to establish an ongoing roundtable as an output, through the Board on Mathematical Sciences and its Applications.
Simon A. Levin was awarded the 2014 U.S. National Medal of Science in a ceremony held at the White House on May 19, 2016. To watch the award presentation, click here. To watch the video about Simon A. Levin and his work shown at the White House Gala, click here.
Naomi Leonard
Received the Inaugural Glenn L. Martin Medal from the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland (2014). To read more, click here.
Simon A. Levin
Selected (2014) to receive the U.S. National Medal of Science - the nation's highest honor for achievement and leadership in science. To read the White House news release, click here.
Received an Honorary Doctorate of Science from McMaster University. To read more, click here.
Awarded the 2014 Luca Pacioli Prize by the Ca'Foscari University of Venice. The Prize is named after Luca Pacioli di Sansepolcro, one of the leading figures of the Italian Renaissance and a founding father of the modern disciplines of geometry and accounting. The Pacioli Prize is conferred to internationally renowned scholars who have developed a deep-rooted interdisciplinary approach.
Elected a foreign member of the Istituto Lombardo Accademia di Scienze e Lettere (Lombard Institute Academy of Science and Letters) in Italy. To read more, click here.
The Mathematical, Computational and Modeling Sciences Center at Arizona State University has relaunched as the Simon A. Levin Mathematical, Computational, and Modeling Sciences Center. To read more, click here.
Awarded the 2014 Tyler Prize for bridging ecological research with environmental policy, economics and social science. To read more, click here. To watch SImon A. Levin's Tyler Prize Laureate Lecture, click here.
Co-author of the President's Award for best paper in The American Naturalist, "Competition for Water and Light in Closed-Canopy Forests: A tractable model of carbon implcations for carbon sinks(with C. Farrior et al., 2013) (awarded in 2014). .pdf
Malin Pinsky
Awarded the Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award (2014-16).
Elected a Kavli Fellow, National Academy of Sciences (2015).