LIDS faculty member Caroline Uhler and LIDS Affiliate Member Elchanan Mossel were named 2019 Simons Investigators by the Simons Foundation. Simons Investigator awards are given to outstanding theoretical scientists who are undertaking long-term study of fundamental questions. Awardees receive support for five years.
Professor Uhler received her award in the Mathematical Modeling of Living Systems (MMLS) category. Investigators in this program work on mathematical and theoretical approaches to topics in the life sciences.
Professor Mossel received his award in the Mathematics category. Investigators in this program are establishing creative new research directions in theoretical math and providing leadership in the field.
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