Paul Zimmerman, Michael Cafarella and Honglak Lee named 2016 Sloan Fellows

By March 7, 2016 April 26th, 2016 General Interest
MICDE faculty members Paul Zimmerman (Chemistry) and Michael Cafarella (Computer Science), and MIDAS faculty member Honglak Lee (Computer Science) have been awarded 2016 Sloan Research Fellowships, which seeks to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise. Prof. Zimmerman’s research group develops and employs a broad spectrum of computational techniques to chemical problems. Prof. Cafarella is a co-creator of Hadoop, the data processing system behind Yahoo, Twitter, and Facebook. Prof. Lee’s research lies in machine learning and its applications to artificial intelligence. For more information about the award see the press release.