Nemenman named Winship Distinguished Research Professor

Professor Minsu Kim

Ilya Nemenman has been named Winship Distinguished Research Professor of Physics and Biology for 2017-2020.  The Winship Distinguished Research Professorship is awarded to Emory faculty for singular accomplishments in research.  Professor Nemenman, a Computational and Life Sciences (CLS) Fellow, has a joint appointment in Physics (primary) and Biology.  His research lies in the area of theoretical biophysics, with a general interest in modeling information transduction in biological systems, and specific application areas of learning and adaptation in molecular, neural and evolutionary systems.  Since joining Emory in 2009, he has graduated four PhD students and sent four postdoctoral trainees on to academic positions.  He has published over 80 articles, and was recently honored as a Fellow of the American Physical Society.

For more information about Professor Nemenman’s recent accomplishments, visit: http://news.emory.edu/stories/2016/10/esc_brain_grant/campus.html