This evening, Amazon Professor of Machine Learning Emily Fox was recognized by the Seattle chapter of the Association for Women in Science (AWIS) with their 2017 Award for Scientific Achievement in STEM.
AWIS writes: “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 the 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.”