Ozgur Yilmaz appointed deputy director of BIRS

Posted on Tue, Nov 12 2019 13:32:00
The Board of Directors of the Banff International Research Station (BIRS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Ozgur Yilmaz, as deputy director of BIRS for a two-year term, effective November 1, 2019.

Ozgur Yilmaz is a professor of applied mathematics at the University of British Columbia. His research interest is primarily in the areas of mathematics of information and data, He received a PhD in applied and computational mathematics from Princeton University in 2001. He currently serves on various editorial boards including the IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing. Dr. Yilmaz is a member of the UBC Institute of Applied Mathematics (IAM) and the Institute for Computing, Information and Cognitive Systems (ICICS). He also serves on the Executive Committee of the UBC Data Science Institute.

The Board of BIRS extends its sincere thanks to Professor Yilmaz for agreeing to take on this leadership role.

Nassif Ghoussoub, FRSC, OC
Scientific Director, Banff International Research Station