National Medal Presentation
Photo: Simon A. Levin receives the 2014 National Medal of Science. Photo courtesy of Carole Levin.
Levin Lab - News
05.04.17 - Chai Molina (Postdoctoral Researcher 2017- ) Receives Dissertation Award
Chai Molina has been awarded the Cecil Graham Doctoral Dissertation Award by the Canadian Applied and Instrustrial Mathematics Society. The award will be presented at the CAIMS annual meeting in Halifax, NS (Canada) July 17-21.
04.05.17 - Wilfred Ndifon (Ph.D. 2009) to become AIMS Director of Research
Wilfred Ndifon has accepted a new position as the Director of Research for AIMS Global Network, Rwanda. Congratulations to Wilfred!
03.29.17 - Mayank Misra (GS) Receives Teaching Award
Princeton University has awarded Mayank Misra a teaching award for his work as an assistant in instruction. The teaching awards honor those graduate students who have made a significant contribution to undergraduate teaching. The award will be presented at Princeton's annual Tribute to Teaching celebration on April 20.
05.19.16 - Simon A. Levin Awarded the 2014 U.S. National Medal of Science at White House Ceremony
Simon A. Levin was awarded the U.S. National Medal of Science - the nation's highest honor for achievement and leadershop in science - in a ceremony held at the White House on May 19, 2016. To watch the ceremony, click here. To watch the video about Simon A. Levin and his work, which was shown at the White House Gala, click here.
03.28.16 - Carla Staver (Ph.D. 2012) Chosen as Early Career Fellow of the Ecological Society of America
Dr. Carla Staver (Yale University) has been selected as an Early Career Fellow of the ESA in recognition of her contributions to date and great promise for an outstanding career in ecology. She will receive the award at the ESA Annual Meeting to be held in August.
12.22.15 - Simon A. Levin Selected to Receive the U.S. National Medal of Science
Simon A. Levin has been selected (2014) to receive the U.S. National Medal of Science. He will receive the medal in a ceremony to be held in the spring of 2016. To read more, click here.
11.27.15 - Wilfred Ndifon (Ph.D. 2009) Featured in the News
Dr. Wilfred Ndifon (South African and Ghanaian Centres of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences) has proposed a solution to a 70-year old problem of how to stop recurring infectious disease. To read more, click here.
11.20.15 - Simon A. Levin Receives Honorary Doctorate of Science from McMaster University
Simon A. Levin was awarded an honorary doctorate of science from McMaster University for playing "a foundational role in transforming ecology into a quantitative, dynamically based science." To read more, click here.
01.26.15 - Joshua Plotkin (Ph.D. 2003) Receives the Akira Okuba Prize
The Society for Mathematical Biology and the Japanese Society for Mathematical Biology have awarded Joshua Plotkin, Professor of Biology and Computer and Information Science at the University of Pennsylvania, the Aikra Okubo Prize, a prize awarded to a scientist under 40 for "outstanding and innovative theoretical work, for establishing superb conceptual ideas, for solving tough theoretical problems, and/or for uniting theory and data to advance biological science."
10.06.14 - Simon A. Levin Awarded the 2014 Luca Pacioli Prize
The Ca'Foscari University of Venice has awarded Simon A. Levin the 2014 Luca Pacioli Prize. The Prize is named after Luca Pacioli di Sansepolcro, one of the leading figures of the Italian Renaissance and a founding father of the modern disciplines of geometry and accounting. The Pacioli Prize is conferred to internationally renowned scholars who have developed a deep-rooted interdisciplinary approach.
08.01.14 - Lisa McManus (GS) Awarded Two Fellowhips
Lisa McManus has been awarded two fellowships: an NDEG Fellowship and a 2014 NMFS/Sea Grant Fellowship, which will help fund her research.
07.18.14 - Simon A. Levin Elected Lombard Institute Foreign Member
Simon A. Levin has been elected a foreign member of the Istituto Lombardo Accademia di Scienze e Lettere (Lombard Institute Academy of Science and Letters) in Italy.
06.09.14 - Emma Fuller (GS) Awarded STEP Fellowship
Emma Fuller has has been awarded a STEP Fellowship by the Princeton Environmental Institute. Her research topic will be the Ecosystem Effects of Individual Transferable Quotas in US West-Coast Commercial Fisheries.
04.15.14 - MCMSC Relaunched in Honor of Simon A. Levin
The Mathematical, Computational and Modeling Sciences Center at Arizona State University will be relaunching as the Simon A. Levin Mathematical, Computational, and Modeling Sciences Center.
04.15.14 - Simon A. Levin Receives the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement
Simon A. Levin has received the 2014 Tyler Prize for bridging ecological research with environmental policy, economics and social science. To read more, click here.