8 April 2014: Ellen R. Feldman—my daughter—received the University of Southern California's Emma Josephine Bradley Bovard Award for academic excellence. (In the current graduating class, Ellen is the only Electrical Engineering major with a perfect 4.0 GPA). "Ellen Feldman is a USC Trustee Scholar with an electrical engineering major and a mathematics minor. She has conducted research in engineering labs at USC, Johns Hopkins, and the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel, studying topics spanning signal processing and robotics. In her spare time, Ellen is active in leadership at USC Hillel and plays the piano. She will begin Ph.D. studies in electrical engineering this fall [at the California Institute of Technology, where her brother Michael is currently an undergraduate]."
1 April 2014: Ellen R. Feldman has been awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship by the National Science Foundation.
29 March 2014: Aaron O. Feldman and Jordan S. Feldman (two of my younger brother's sons) were awarded prizes at the Los Angeles County Science Fair:
Aaron received First Place in the Mathematics and Computer Sciences Junion Division for an image processing system that automatically detects that a swimmer is drowning. This project builds on work that he did previously, but is now capable of tracking multiple swimmers.
Jordan received Third Place in the Behavioral/Social Sciences/Human Junior Division for an investigation of the statistical correlation between estimates of probabilities of various events and the respondent's emotional reaction to those same events.
16 April 2013: Aaron O. Feldman—one of my nephews—was awarded First Place in the California State Science Fair's Mathematics and Software Junior Division. His project is called Saving Lives One Swimmer at a Time, and is an image processing system that can automatically detect that a swimmer is drowning.
9 March 2013: Michael J. Feldman—my son—has been admitted as an undergraduate to the California Institute of Technology, otherwise known as Caltech (or, in some circles, as the Bing Bang Theory school). "Dear Michael, ... The staff and faculty on the Admissions Committee see in you not only an accomplished student, but also a person with the passion and creativity to pursue mathematics, science, and engineering at the highest level".
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