Dr. Inderjit Dhillon
Inderjit Dhillon, professor of computer science, and his students Justin Brickell, Suvrit Sra, and Joel Tropp won the 2011 Outstanding Paper Prize from the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM).
The paper, "The Metric Nearness Problem," which appeared in the SIAM Journal on Matrix Analysis and Applications (SIMAX), has been selected as one of the three winning papers of the 2011 SIAM Outstanding Paper Prizes.
The prizes are given for outstanding papers published in SIAM journals during the three years prior to the year of the award. This year, the prizes will be awarded during the course of ICIAM 2011, to be held July 18-22 in Vancouver, BC, Canada.