CAMS Directors

Director Susan Friedlander

Mathematical fluid dynamics including topics related to fluid stability and turbulence. She was awarded a medal of the Institut Henri Poincare and was elected an honorary member of the Moscow Mathematical Society. She is a member of the Council of American Mathematical Society, the Chief Editor of the Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society, SIAM Fellow, AMS Fellow and AAAS Fellow.

Board Of Directors

Yingying Fan

Yingying Fan is Centennial Chair in Business Administration and Professor in Data Sciences and Operations Department of the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California, Professor in Department of Economics at USC, and an Associate Member of USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center. Her research interests include statistics, data science, machine learning, economics, and big data and business applications.

Daniel Amihud Lidar

Daniel Lidar is the holder of the Viterbi Professorship of Engineering at the University of Southern California, and researches quantum information processing. He holds join appointments in the departments of Chemistry and Physics, is the Director of the USC Center for Quantum Information Science and Technology, and is the co-Director of the USC-Lockheed Martin Center for Quantum Computing.

Shang-Hua Teng

Smoothed analysis of algorithms, computational game and economics theory, spectral graph theory, scientific computing, mathematical programming, combinatorial optimization, computational geometry and computer graphic. Professor Teng is twice the winner of the Gödel Prize and he is a Simons Investigator.

Michael Waterman

Professor Waterman researches molecular sequence data using computational approaches. His work concentrates on the creation and application of mathematics, statistics and computer science to molecular biology, particularly to DNA, RNA, and protein sequence data. Professor Waterman is the co-developer of the Smith-Waterman algorithm for sequence comparison and of the Lander-Waterman formulas for physical mapping and sequencing and he has received many honors and awards.

Adminstrative Assistant Chaunté Williams 

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