Alexander Lubotzky , Member (2005–06) in the School of Mathematics, has been awarded the 2018 Israel Prize by the Israeli Ministry of Education.
Lillian Pierce, current von Neumann Fellow in the School of Mathematics, has received a 2018 Sloan Research Fellowship from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. The two-year fellowship is awarded annually to 126 early-career researchers in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field.
Researchers, including computer scientist and former Member Dana Randall , are experimenting with sets of simple robots in an effort to learn how to control them so that they function in a manner similar to swarms of bees or colonies of ants: Each individual...
Lorraine Daston, Institute Trustee and Director of the Max Plank Institute for the History of Science, has been awarded the international Dan David Prize , which recognizes innovative and interdisciplinary research that cuts across traditional boundaries and paradigms.