Birgit Kaufmann and Jianlin Xia receive NSF CAREER Awards
CAREER awards are the National Science Foundation's most prestigious awards in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education, and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations. The award amount is typically a minimum of $400,000 for a period of 5 years.
Kaufmann received funding for a project entitled "Physical properties of new materials via mathematics — methods and applications." Xia's project is entitled "Structured Matrix Computations: Foundations, Methods, and Applications."