Elina Robeva wins the 2020 UBC - PIMS Mathematical Sciences Young Faculty Award!

  • Date: 12/07/2020

The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS) is pleased to announce that Dr. Elina Robeva, is the recipient of the 2020 UBC - PIMS Mathematical Sciences Young Faculty Award. The announcement was made in early December by PIMS UBC Site Director, Prof Brian Marcus. As the recipient of this award, Dr. Robeva will receive $1,000 and give a UBC - PIMS Mathematical Sciences Young Faculty Award Colloquium.




Dr. Robeva is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Mathematics at the University of British Columbia. From 2016 – 2019, Dr. Robeva was a Statistics Instructor and an NSF Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Mathematics and the Institute for Data, Systems, and Society, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Robeva completed her PhD in 2016 from UC Berkeley, and won the Bernard Friedman Memorial Prize in Applied Mathematics, for her thesis. Congratulations on another win!


This prize was created by two founding donors, Anton Kuipers and Darrell Duffie, to recognize UBC researchers for their leading-edge work in mathematics or its applications in the sciences.


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