Archives of May 2012

31 May 2012

Animal Swarms: An International Multidisciplinary Workshop

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Kfar Blum, Upper Galilee, Israel
   February 18 – 21, 2013


CONFIRMED SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

Gil Ariel, Bar-Ilan, University, Israel

Igor Aronson, Northwestern University, USA
Amir Ayali, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Eshel Ben-Jacob, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Andrea Bertozzi, UCLA, USA
Iain Couzin, Princeton University, USA
Pierre Degond, Toulouse, France
Leah Edelstein-Keshet, UBC, Vancouver, Canada
Irene Giardina, University of Rome La Sapienza,  Italy
Inbal Hecht, UCSD, USA
Laurent Keller, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Herbert Levine, UCSD, USA
Sebastien […]


31 May 2012

2012 National Geographic Emerging Explorers Award

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Princeton’s Iain Couzin named 2012 National Geographic Emerging Explorer

 
Iain Couzin, assistant professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Princeton University, studies collective animal behavior.
According to National Geographic’s press release:
“Behavioral ecologist Iain Couzin (Ph.D.) is assistant professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Princeton. His work aims to reveal the fundamental […]


29 May 2012

Video game cards are not just for gamers anymore: Wall Street Journal

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The Wall Street Journal recently quoted Iain in a feature on hoe graphics processing units (GPUs) are changing the face of scientific computing: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304019404577418243311260010.html?mod=djkeyword#articleTabs%3Darticle
This followed Iain’s Keynote address at the NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference:
http://smooth-las-akam.istreamplanet.com/live/demo/nvid4/player.html