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October 7, 2013

Jagdish Ramakrishnan selected as finalist for the George B. Dantzig Dissertation Prize

LIDS alum Jagdish Ramakrishnan was selected as a finalist for the INFORMS George B.

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August 31, 2013

Jan Willems passes away

One of the most original thinkers in the field, Jan Willems, passed away on August 31st.

August 21, 2013

ACL group awarded AIAA Best Paper

For the second year in a row, Prof.

August 21, 2013

Mujdat Cetin and colleagues receive IET Radar, Sonar, and Navigation Premium Award

Mujdat Çetin - former LIDS research scientist and currently on sabbatical in LIDS and teaching in EECS - and his colleagues have received the IET Radar, Sonar and Navigation Premium Award for their paper: 

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August 20, 2013

Pablo Parrilo awarded 2013 Farkas Prize

Prof. Pablo Parrilo has won the the most prestigious award in optimization for a mid-career researcher, the Farkas Prize of the INFORMS Optimization Society:

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August 7, 2013

From theory to practice

While long lines repel some people, they intrigue MIT PhD student Kuang Xu: After all, maybe there’s a way to reduce such lengthy waits.