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Distinguished Women Scientists and Engineers Speaker

Prof. Suncica Canic , Department of Mathematics, University of Houston, will be visiting the University April 22-24

April 23, 12:30-2pm, in Walter Library, Room 402: meeting with undergraduate and graduate students to talk about her career in mathematics

April 24, 3:35-4:30pm, in Vincent Hall 16: colloquium lecture on "Mathematical challenges in cardiovascular applications"

  April 8, 2014

Profs. Mitch Luskin and Peter Olver Named Fellows of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

Profs. Mitch Luskin and Peter Olver have been named Fellows of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM). Luskin's citation reads "For contributions to multiscale numerical methods for materials with microstructure and defects and atomistic to continuum models." Olver's citation reads "For developing new geometric methods for differential equations leading to applications in fluid mechanics, elasticity, quantum mechanics, and image processing."

  March 31, 2014

Assistant Professor Pavlo Pylyavskyy Awarded Career Grant from NSF

Assistant Professor Pavlo Pylyavskyy has been awarded a five year Career grant award from NSF. The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program represents "...the National Science Foundation's most prestigious awards in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations." Pavlo's research is in algebraic combinatorics, specifically cluster algebras, their generalizations, and applications; details of the grant award can be found here.

  March 13, 2014

Sergey Bobkov Receives Humboldt Research Award

Professor Sergey Bobkov has been elected recipient of the Humboldt Research Award. This magnificent achievement recognizes Prof. Bobkov's research accomplishments. S.Bobkov has been working in areas of Mathematics on the border of Probability, Analysis and Convex Geometry. According to their web site: "The award is granted in recognition of a researcher's entire achievements to date to academics whose fundamental discoveries, new theories, or insights have had a significant impact on their own discipline and who are expected to continue producing cutting-edge achievements in the future."

  Feb. 24, 2014

2014 Sloan Research Fellows

We are very happy to announce that our colleague, Kai-Wen Lan, is a recipient of Sloan Research Fellowship. Kai-Wen's research is in number theory and arithmetic geometry. More information about this year's winners can be found on the Sloan website.

  Feb. 18, 2014

Assistant Professor Kai-Wen Lan Awarded Career Grant Award from NSF

Assistant Professor Kai-Wen Lan has been awarded a five year Career grant award from NSF. The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program represents "...the National Science Foundation's most prestigious awards in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations." Kai-Wen's research is in number theory and arithmetic geometry; details of the grant award can be found here.

  Jan. 27, 2014

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