Carl Simon (STPP Director) asked to serve on Board: Mathematical Sciences and Their Applications of the National Academies

Congratulations to STPP Director, Carl Simon has been asked to serve on the Board of Mathematical Sciences and Their Applications of the National Academies.

The Board provides expert advice to federal agencies about the best use of mathematical modeling and analysis, and it also advises agencies that fund research in the mathematical sciences. Some examples of these tasks include review of the Department of Homeland Security’s method for evaluating bioterrorism risk, review of NSF’s VIGRE program, a study to envision a cyberinfrastructure for combustion research, ongoing study to define a research agenda in support of massive data analysis, etc.)

Posted August 28th, 2012 in Uncategorized.

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