The conference, Harmonic Analysis and the Renormalization Group, will take place April 18-21, 2014 at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.Conference website
Scott Atkinson is the recipient of this year's Department of Mathematics Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award. Scott will now be nominated for the University-wide teaching award.
Additionally, Nathaniel Pappas, Joshua Parks, and Joshua Schwartz have been recognized with Honorable Mentions for their teaching achievements.
Congratulations to all of these teaching assistants.
George Dyson, author of the New York Times bestseller, "Turing's Cathedral," will speak on "From Analog to Digital and Back: The View from 1946." The talke will be in Nau Hall 101 at 5:00 pm on April 9th. Sponsored by the Departments of Mathematics, Computer Science, and History. Organizer: David Sherman (434)924-7079. [Poster]
The first issue of the Department's newsletter Virginia Math Bulletin is now available.
The Mathematics Department Diploma Ceremony will be held May 18, 2014 (from 12:30-2:30pm) in the Lower Garden of Pavilion I. The inclement weather location is Gilmer Hall, Room 130 at 1:00pm. For information regarding the graduation on the Lawn, see www.virginia.edu/finals.
Assistant Professor, Tai Melcher, will receive the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) Service Award at a ceremony in January. This award recognizes individuals for helping to promote and support women in mathematics through exceptional voluntary service to the Association for Women in Mathematics. Tai was cited both for her service to the AWM as a PI on a successful NSF grant, and for her involvement in the organization of AWM activities at the USASEF festival.
Associate Professor David Sherman has won the 2013 Cory Family Teaching Award. This is a new prize presented annually to two untenured tenure-track professors in the College of Arts and Sciences, recognizing excellence in undergraduate instruction.
Professor Andrei Rapinchuk and Associate Professor Mike Hill have been invited to speak at the International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) in Seoul, Korea, August 2014. Andrei Rapinchuk will speak on algebra and Mike Hill on topology.ICM 2014
StatStats.org has included Professor Irena Lasiecka in their list of the Top 26 Women Professors in Virginia. The goal of the top professors list is to highlight post-secondary educators who have been awarded recently for excellence in the classroom, on campus, and/or in the community. We found many professors who fit the bill, but focused on those recognized within the past 12 months.List of Top Professors in Virginia