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CAM Ph.D. graduate Phillip Jang

Recent CAM doctoral graduate awarded Best Student Paper

Jang, whose award-winning paper is titled “Functional Stochastic Volatility,” earned his Master’s degree and Doctorate from Cornell’s Center for Applied Mathematics. His advisor was Associate Professor David Matteson. Jang is currently working as an Applied Scientist for the Supply Chain Optimization Technologies division of Amazon, where he develops time series models for forecasting demand. He will present his paper in August in Washington, D.C. at the Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM) in a Topic-Contributed session, Winners: Business and Economic Statistics Student Paper Awards, sponsored by... Read more

Cornell CAM Ph. D. alum Heather Wilber '21

Heather Wilber wins thesis prize from Association for Women in Mathematics

Wilber, who is now a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Texas’ Oden Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, completed her Ph.D. under the supervision of Professor Alex Townsend at Cornell’s Center for Applied Math. She earned her M.S. in Applied Math at Boise State University with Professor Grady Wright. AWM is a non-profit organization founded in 1971. The group has more than 3500 members from around the world, representing a broad spectrum of the mathematical community. The AWM Dissertation Prize was established in 2016 as an annual award recognizing exceptional work in a... Read more