Igusa was a professor of mathematics at JHU for nearly 40 years before he retired as professor emeritus in 1993. He was inducted as an inaugural Fellow of the American Mathematical Society in 2012 and previously served as editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Mathematics. Igusa was also the founding director of the Japan-U.S. Mathematics Institute.

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Opening for a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor in the Analysis of Large Data Sets

Johns Hopkins University invites applications for a Bloomberg Distinguished Professorship in the area of the Mathematical Foundations of Data Intensive Computation and Inference. This position is one of 50 new Bloomberg Distinguished Professorships designated for outstanding scholars at the associate or full professor rank who carry out interdisciplinary research and teaching in areas identified for […]

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Jean-Pierre Meyer, Professor Emeritus, Dies at 83

Jean-Pierre Meyer, professor emeritus in the Department of Mathematics at Johns Hopkins, died on April 24. He was 83. Born in Lyon, France, Meyer received his undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees from Cornell University. He served in the U.S. Army for two years, followed by a teaching appointment at Syracuse University and then a research […]

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Nine Professors Among Inaugural Fellows of American Mathematical Society

Nine faculty members from the Department of Mathematics are among the mathematical scientists from around the world who have been named fellows of the American Mathematical Society for 2013, the program’s initial year. Read the full article.

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Two Professors Win Simons Fellowships

Christopher Sogge and Joel Spruck have been awarded 2012 Simons Fellowships. The fellowship provides support to faculty for up to a semester-long research leave. During the leave, Sogge, the J. J. Sylvester Professor of Mathematics, will conduct research on global harmonic analysis and partial differential equations, and Spruck will study fully nonlinear elliptic equations and […]

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JAMI Wins Math Society of Japan award

The Johns Hopkins University-based Japan-U.S. Mathematics Institute will be awarded the Mathematical Society of Japan’s prestigious Seki-Takakazu Prize during a ceremony to be held in Tokyo on March 27. JAMI is the third recipient in the prize’s 11-year history. “This is a great honor,” said Steven Zucker, director of JAMI and a professor in the […]