Moon Duchin, an associate professor of mathematics (Alonso Nichols/Tufts University) and Ani Patel, a professor of psychology (Kelvin Ma/Tufts University)
MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (April 6, 2018) – Moon Duchin, Ph.D., an associate professor of mathematics, and Aniruddh D. Patel, Ph. D., a professor of psychology, both of the School of Arts and Sciences at Tufts University, have been awarded fellowships by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.
The Tufts professors were among only 175 scholars, artists and scientists in the United States and Canada to receive Guggenheim Fellowships from a pool of more than 3,000 applicants.
“We are extremely proud to have two faculty members recognized by the Guggenheim Foundation for their extraordinary scholarship and promise in math and neuroscience,” said James S. Glaser, dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Tufts. “Moon Duchin’s research in geometric group theory and gerrymandering, and Ani Patel’s research in music cognition, embody Tufts’ commitment to the creation of new knowledge through scholarship and innovation. “