ORFE Hosts CAARMS 2022 at Princeton University

July 15, 2022

The Conference for African American Researchers in the Mathematical Sciences (CAARMS), which rotates between universities and research institutions across the country, was held last June 30th and July 1st at Princeton University. Over the past 20 years, the Operations Research and Financial Engineering (ORFE) Department has hosted CAARMS 7 times. ORFE Edwin S. Wilsey Professor William A Massey '77 (top row left) is one of the founders of the CAARMS conferences and has been organizing them since 1995.

Princeton University 2020 valedictorian and ORFE major Nicholas Andre G. Johnson ’20 (middle row left) is a CAARMS 2022 student poster presenter and won a CAARMS poster award for “Best Algorithm”. He is currently pursuing a PhD in operations research at MIT.

CAARMS 2022 speaker Jean Pierre Mutanguha (top row middle), will be a lecturer this coming September in the Princeton Mathematics Department. ORFE Ph.D. graduate Jamol Pender *13 (top row right), one of the CAARMS 2022 student poster judges, is currently a Cornell University professor.

Former NFL player John C. Urschel (middle row right) a 2022 CAARMS speaker received his Ph.D. at MIT.  Both Mutanguha and Urschel spent the last school year as visiting members of the School of Mathematics at the Institute of Advanced Study.