Only ten professors were named Distinguished Professors this year in the Trinity College of Arts and Sciences. This distinction is given to professors for their outstanding research and teaching accomplishments. We are proud to announce that three of these professors have positions in the Math department: Alexander (Sasha) Kiselev, Mike Reed, and Vahid Tarokh.
Sasha Kiselev was awarded the William T. Laprade Professor of Mathematics. Mike Reed was awarded the Arts and Sciences Professor of Mathematics distinguished professorship. In 2016 Professor Reed was given the Dean's Award for Excellence in Mentoring as well. Also recognized was Mathematics secondary faculty member Vahid Tarokh. Tarokh was named the Rhodes Family Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Duke awarded these professorships on May 2nd at the annual University Distinguished Professors Dinner. Congratulations to all of them for this well deserved recognition.
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