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Featured Fellow: Seth Sullivant

National Science Foundation – Graduate Research Fellowship


Seth Sullivant was named a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow as an S.F. State master’s student in mathematics.  Seth obtained his Ph.D. in mathematics from U.C. Berkeley. 


A professor of mathematics at North Carolina State University in algebraic statistics, combinatorial and computational algebra, applications to graphical models and phylogenetics, Professor Sullivant has gone on to win an NSF CAREER Award , “the National Science Foundation's most prestigious awar[d] in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research . . . .”  Criteria for this award include “innovative research at the frontiers of science and technology.”


Read an article by Professor Sullivant on “Compressed Polytopes and Statistical Disclosure Limitation.”


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