Jorge X. Velasco-Hernandez, who received his PhD from CGU in 1991, has been elected Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM). This award recognizes his distinguished contributions in mathematical epidemiology of infectious diseases and in mathematics applied to industry problems. Dr. Velasco-Hernandez is a Professor of Mathematics at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
Lu Zhu is CGU’s first student to graduate with a PhD in Financial Engineering. She will be starting a tenure-track faculty position at the University of Wisconsin in Fall 2014.