Skip to main content



News Archive for 2012

See Current News

Guckenheimer receives AMS Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition

Guckenheimer receives AMS Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition

December 25, 2012

CAM's John Guckenheimer will receive the 2013 AMS Leroy P. Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition. read more

CAM field members named fellows of math society

CAM field members named fellows of math society

November 6, 2012

The American Mathematical Society has honored 20 Cornell faculty members. read more

Steven Strogatz: The Joy of X

Steven Strogatz: The Joy of X

October 5, 2012

CAM's Steve Strogatz is interviewed on NPR's Science Friday. read more

Did you fumble with fractions? Cry over calculus?

Did you fumble with fractions? Cry over calculus?

October 1, 2012

Math is everywhere," says Steve Strogatz. "It's an intoxicating way to look at the world. It's always close to the surface for me, as if I'm wearing different glasses and can see colors that other... read more

Computational social science: Making the links

Computational social science: Making the links

August 22, 2012

Jon Kleinberg's early work was not for the mathematically faint of heart. His first publication, in 1992, was a computer-science paper with contents as dense as its title: 'On dynamic Voronoi... read more

CAM graduate Suzanne Shontz among 96 researchers named as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers

CAM graduate Suzanne Shontz among 96 researchers named as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers

July 23, 2012

CAM graduate Suzanne Shontz among 96 researchers named as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government... read more

Strogatz elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Strogatz elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 18, 2012

Steven H. Strogatz, the Jacob Gould Schurman Professor of Applied Mathematics, is among three Cornell faculty members have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the academy... read more

Conflicting ideas

Conflicting ideas

April 3, 2012

CAM student Johan Ugander has found that the best predictor of whether someone will join Facebook is the number of distinct groups that an individual can link up with through the site read more

Shmoys named an SIAM Fellow

Shmoys named an SIAM Fellow

March 30, 2012

CAM field member David Shmoys named an SIAM Fellow. read more

Philip Liu featured in article

Philip Liu featured in article

February 24, 2012

CAM faculty member Philip Liu featured in article on Fukushima exclusion zone. read more

Snavely awarded a Sloan Fellowship

Snavely awarded a Sloan Fellowship

February 21, 2012

CAM faculty member Noah Snavely awarded a Sloan Fellowship. read more

New model shows how often to review material for flashcard programs

New model shows how often to review material for flashcard programs

February 15, 2012

A challenge for students and teachers -- and today, for designers of educational software: How often should material be reviewed for best learning? Wait too long to review and it fades away; review... read more

Shoemaker elected to National Academy of Engineering

Shoemaker elected to National Academy of Engineering

February 15, 2012

Christine Shoemaker, Cornell's Joseph P. Ripley Professor of Engineering, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, among the highest professional distinctions for an engineer. read more

Tang among two to win Air Force young investigator awards

Tang among two to win Air Force young investigator awards

January 23, 2012

CAM field member A. Kevin Tang is among this year's 48 winners of the Air Force Young Investigator Research Program. read more