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New Faculty Focus: Andrew J. Boydston

He joins the Department of Chemistry, bringing a research group that works primarily on organic and polymer chemistry.

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New Faculty Focus: Shivaram Venkataraman

He joins the Department of Computer Sciences with a focus on designing systems and algorithms for large-scale data analysis.

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New Faculty Focus: Tulika Bose

She brings a focus on high-energy physics to the Department of Physics.

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Featured Researcher: Melanie Matchett Wood

Professor of Mathematics Melanie Matchett Wood has had a phenomenal year.  

She received the Vilas Early Career Investigator Award by the Provost, was awarded the AWM-Microsoft Research Prize in Algebra and Number Theory by the Association for Women in Mathematics and won a National Science Foundation CAREER grant. And she went from assistant professor to associate professor to full professor in just the last few months.

Congratulations, Melanie!

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