Three University of Michigan professors have been named Simons Fellows in Mathematics by the Simons Foundation:
- Anna Gilbert, the Herman H. Goldstine Collegiate Professor of Mathematics, core faculty member at the Michigan Institute for Data Science (MIDAS), and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
- Mark Rudelson, Professor of Mathematics
- Sijue Wu, Robert W. and Lynn H. Browne Professor of Science and Professor of Mathematics.
Forty fellows were named in all.
The fellowships provide funding that allows faculty to take up to a semester-long research leave from teaching and administrative duties. The foundation also gives fellowships in Theoretical Physics.
For more information, see www.simonsfoundation.org.