FACULTY AWARD: Singer receives Moore Foundation award for data-driven discovery

Oct. 2, 2014, 3 p.m.

Amit Singer, a Princeton University professor of mathematics and the Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics, was one of 14 researchers nationwide selected for a five-year, $1.5 million Investigators in Data-Driven Discovery award from the California-based Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. The award is intended to encourage interdisciplinary, applicable and innovative work among data scientists. Singer's lab focuses on a variety of computational and mathematical areas that require novel approaches to processing large datasets. His research has multiple applications in structural biology, computer vision and imaging technologies.