Peter Johnson wins All-University Teaching Award

Peter Johnson

We are pleased to recognize Peter Johnson for winning one of this year’s ten All-University Graduate Teaching Awards. We appreciate all of your hard work, congratulations!

Professor Jennifer Morse wins Simons Fellowship

Jennifer Morse

Congratulations to Professor Jennifer Morse named a 2021 Simons Fellow in Mathematics and Theoretical Physics. The Simons Fellows program extends academic leaves from one term to a full year, enabling recipients to focus solely on research for the long periods often necessary for significant advances.

Ken Ono won the 2020 UVA Distinguished Spotlight Researcher Award

Ken Ono

Ken Ono, Thomas Jefferson Professor of Mathematics, has won the 2020 UVA Distinguished Spotlight Researcher Award. Congratulations!

Karen Parshall elected Fellow of AAAS

Karen Parshall

Congratulations to Commonwealth Professor of Mathematics and History Karen Parshall who was elected as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, “for outstanding contributions to the history of mathematics, combined with extraordinary service to the mathematical and historical sciences.”

Thesis defense: Joe Eisner

Event date: 2021/11/23

Joe Eisner will defend the Ph.D. thesis on Tuesday, November 23. The title is

Support Expansion Operator Algebras”.

  • Date: Tuesday, November 23
  • Time: 11:00 am EST
  • Place: Olsson 104 (engineering campus)

Everyone is invited to attend.

The first 45 minutes will be a public presentation that you are welcome to attend either in person or virtually at this zoom link.

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Job Opportunities 2021

UVA Rotunda in the Fall
  • The Department of Mathematics at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, invites applications for two postdoctoral positions: Whyburn Research Associate and Lecturer and Mary Ann Pitts Research Associate and Lecturer.
  • The Department of Mathematics at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, invites applications for two RTG (Research Training Group) postdoctoral Research Associate positions, in the fields of geometry and topology.

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Virginia Topology Conference 2021

Hyperbolic orthogonal dodecahedral honeycomb
Event start date: 2021/11/05

Virginia Topology Conference “Geometry and Dynamics in Hyperbolic Spaces” will be held on November 5-7, 2021, at the University of Virginia.

The conference will be followed by the Virginia Mathematics Lectures series, from November 8th to 10th, 2021. This year’s speaker will be Curtis McMullen from Harvard University. For additional information see here.

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Curtis McMullen - Virginia Mathematics Lectures - November 8-10, 2021

Curtis McMullen Poster
Event start date: 2021/11/08
Curtis McMullen (Harvard)
  • Lecture 1 - “Solving the quintic by iteration”. Monday, November 8, 2021, 5:00-6:00pm, Nau 101.
  • Lecture 2 - “Billiards and moduli spaces”. Tuesday, November 9, 2021, 5:00-6:00pm, Clark 108
  • Lecture 3 - “Rigidity for planes in flexible 3-manifolds”. Wednesday, November 10, 5:00-6:00pm, Clark 108

The lectures are preceded by the Virginia Topology Conference.

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