# Simons Foundation Awards Duke's Ingrid Daubechies $1.5M Grant

Ingrid Daubechies, a prominent mathematician whose pioneering work on wavelets is the foundation for millions of consumer products, has received a $1.5 million grant from the Simons Foundation.

The Math + X Investigator award provides research funds to professors at American and Canadian universities to encourage novel collaborations between mathematicians and researchers in another field of science or engineering.http://today.duke.edu/2016/08/daubechies