Francesco Di Plinio, assistant professor of mathematics and statistics in Arts & Sciences, won a $197,616 grant from the National Science Foundation for research in harmonic analysis, a branch of mathematics concerned with the rigorous description of signals and their processing.
“Let It Be Morning,” a new film based on the 2006 novel by Sayed Kashua, a doctoral candidate in comparative literature in Arts & Sciences, will compete at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival.
New research sheds light on how — and in what context — peacekeepers can contain the spread of violence in fragile post-conflict areas.
Biologists discovered that E. coli bacteria have a strategy that may help them to survive in between meals. The new research from the laboratory of Petra Levin in Arts & Sciences is published in PNAS.
Poets & Writers has awarded the 2021 Jackson Poetry Prize to Carl Phillips, professor of English in Arts & Sciences.
Garrett King, a graduate student in the Department of Physics in Arts & Sciences, has been awarded a Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship by the U.S. Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration.
A study with Australian reptiles establishes a new return-on-investment method of determining species that are a priority for taxonomic research: undescribed species that are likely already threatened.
“If vaccines or negative COVID-19 tests are required for attendees, 100% attendance is safe,” says the Washington University in St. Louis mathematician who helped derive the model used for fan-attendance risk analysis across many of America’s sports venues. “Without requiring vaccinations or testing, it’s not.”
Global oceans absorb about 25% of the carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere when fossil fuels are burned. Electricity-eating bacteria known as photoferrotrophs could provide a boost to this essential process, according to new research from biologist Arpita Bose in Arts & Sciences.
Maia Cohen and Ellie Moreland, who graduated in May, each received named prizes in special recognition for their academic achievement.
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