Emily Fox (UW Seattle), winner of an award from Seattle’s Association for Women in ScienceUWIN faculty member Emily Fox has been awarded the 2017 Award for Scientific Advancement in STEM by the Seattle Chapter of the Association for Women in Science (AWIS).  These awards recognize “outstanding women who have advanced their fields of scientific research, education and outreach.  They are leaders and innovators whose work has made an impact.  They are mentors and inspiring role models for students and other professionals.”

AWIS says:  “Emily is an expert in machine learning and a leading researcher in redefining the scope and nature of applied statistics.  She is a leader in developing computationally realistic modeling tools for complex data sets.  In addition to teaching and advising at University of Washington, she co-created an online course about machine learning.  She was recently recognized by President Obama with the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.  Emily fosters the development of other women in science through her visible success and being approachable and available as a mentor and counselor.”