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  • Neuroscience PhD candidate Chenxi Liao’s article, "Unsupervised learning reveals interpretable latent representations for translucency perception," is the cover story for PLOS Computational BiologyBei Xiao received a $420,538 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for the related project “Learning diagnostic latent representations for human material perception: common mechanisms and individual variability.”
  • Jon D. Wisman (Economics) was awarded as Winner of the 2023 Veblen-Commons Award, the highest honor given annually by the Association for Evolutionary Economics (AFEE) at the Allied Social Science Association Meetings in New Orleans, in recognition of significant contributions to evolutionary institutional economics. 
  • Philip Johnson (Physics) received a $359,622.81 grant (incrementally funded over three years for a total of $1,599,868) from NASA for the project titled “Remote Sensing of Planetary Atmospheres in the Solar System and Beyond.”

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