The “Divided City” initiative at Washington University in St. Louis awarded community grants to seven recipients in the St. Louis metro area to support community work or creative practice related to urban segregation.
Two National Science Foundation grants will support the McKelvey School of Engineering’s Neal Patwari as he develops ways to optimize and safeguard the finite amount of radio spectrum bandwidth.
Xiang Tang, a professor of mathematics and statistics in Arts & Sciences, was elected to the 2023 class of fellows of the American Mathematical Society. He is a leading expert in noncommutative geometry, index theory and Poisson geometry.
Jason Jabbari, of the university’s Social Policy Institute, received a $325,373 grant from the Smith Richardson Foundation to examine social mobility and equity in certificate and apprenticeship programs.
Vladimir Birman, an associate professor of chemistry in Arts & Sciences, won a $110,000 award from the American Chemical Society’s Petroleum Research Fund.
Applications are now open for the $50,000 Global Impact Award. The deadline is Dec. 2.
Patrick Hill, in Arts & Sciences, received a three-year $237,970 grant from Velux Stiftung, a Swiss science-funding foundation, for research on future time perspective as a motivator for healthy aging practices.
The “Divided City” initiative at Washington University has awarded 2022 faculty collaborative grants to develop a documentary on local bus stops and to plan an Indigenous STL conference for summer 2023.
Philip Skemer, a professor in Arts & Sciences, won a $321,515 grant from the National Science Foundation to support collaborative research on subduction zones.
The annual James M. Holobaugh Honors ceremony celebrates Washington University community members who advocate for and serve LGBTQIA communities and recognizes many forms of leadership. Thirteen people were honored this year.