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Billinge Wins EPDIC Distinguished Powder Diffractionist Prize

The European Powder Diffraction Conference (EPDIC) commission awarded Prof. Simon J.L. Billinge the Distinguished Powder Diffractionist Prize for his "substantial contribution to the development of Total Scattering Techniques and PDF analysis. Prof. Billinge will receive the award and present a plenary talk at the next European Powder Diffraction Conference in May 2020 in Croatia.

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Du Named Fellow of the American Mathematical Society

Qiang Du, the Fu Foundation Professor of Applied Mathematics, was named a 2020 Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (AMS). The AMS Fellows program "recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics."

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Q&A with Professor Michal Lipson

Michal Lipson is a pioneer whose seminal research underpins the explosive growth and rapid commercialization of silicon photonics, a technology that uses optical rays to transfer data among computer chips. In 2015, she joined Columbia Engineering—as the Eugene Higgins Professor of Electrical Engineering and professor of applied physics—where she heads the Lipson Nanophotonics Group.


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