Fall 2013 Honor Roll
Faculty, students and staff recognized for distinguished achievementSeptember 24, 2013
Mathematics professors Francesco Calegari and Paul Goerss were elected as 2014 Fellows of the American Mathematical Society. Calegari was recognized for contributions to number theory and to many aspects of the Langlands program. Goerss was honored for contributions to modern homotopy theory through applications of modular forms and algebraic geometry.
Larry V. Hedges, Board of Trustees Professor of Statistics and Education and Social Policy, is the recipient of the 2013-14 Statistician of the Year Award. Hedges was nominated by past recipients for his ongoing commitment to the statistical sciences which have influenced the fields of statistics, psychology, education, social policy and other disciplines. The Chicago Chapter of the American Statistical Association will present the award in October. Hedges will deliver a talk on the consequences of big data in science, society and the statistical profession after receiving the award.