Mathematics and Statistics News


Tam takes up position of Editor-in-Chief of Alabama Journal of Mathematics

Tam takes up position of Editor-in-Chief of Alabama Journal of Mathematics

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Bao accepts a two year postdoc position at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Bao accepts a two year postdoc position at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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Xie accepts offer from Illinois Institute of Technology

Xie accepts offer from Illinois Institute of Technology

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Ngoma invited to workshop at Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, University of Minnesota

Ngoma invited to workshop at Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, University of Minnesota

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Dr. Michel Smith received grant with Common Core, Inc

Dr. Michel Smith received grant with Common Core, Inc

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Graham Gordon accepted into Budapest Semesters in Mathematics (BSM)

Graham Gordon accepted into Budapest Semesters in Mathematics (BSM)

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Faculty members receive aid through the AU Intramural Grants Program (IGP)

Faculty members receive aid through the AU Intramural Grants Program (IGP)

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Kallenberg's manuscript General Theory of Random Measures accepted for publication

Kallenberg's manuscript General Theory of Random Measures accepted for publication

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Alan Bertl and David Lipham co-recipients of the 2014 Fitzpatrick Fellowship

Alan Bertl and David Lipham co-recipients of the 2014 Fitzpatrick Fellowship

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Krystyna Kuperberg awarded an NSF grant as a Principal Investigator

Krystyna Kuperberg awarded an NSF grant as a Principal Investigator

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Govil to speak in Romania

Govil to speak in Romania

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Yongsheng Han invited to give talk at Harmonic Analysis and Applications international conference

Dr. Yongsheng Han, professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, has been invited to give a talk at the international conference "Harmonic Analysis and Applications" which will be held at Chern Institute of Mathematics, Nankai University, China during June 11-14, 2014.

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Tam invited to deliver plenary lecture at SICMAA 2013

Dr. Tin-Yau Tam has been invited to deliver a plenary lecture at the 2013 Shanghai International Conference on Matrix Analysis and Applications (SICMAA2013).

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Govil invited to speak at 10th International Symposium of Geometric Function Theory and Applications

Dr. Narendra Govil, a faculty member in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, has been invited to be a plenary speaker at the 10th International Symposium of Geometric Function Theory and Applications, August 25-28, 2014.

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Scott Varagona, a 2012 Ph.D. graduate in Mathematics, wins his fifth Alabama Chess Championship.

Scott Varagona, a 2012 Ph.D. graduate in Mathematics, has won his fifth Alabama Chess Championship. He is currently an assistant professor of Mathematics at the University of Montevallo.

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Bennett family establishes Ralph B. Bennett Memorial Endowed Fund for Excellence

The Dr. Ralph B. Bennett Memorial Endowed Fund for Excellence was established for the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. The endowment was established in memory of Ralph Blount Bennett by his wife, Donna V. Bennett, and daughters, Rebecca Ruth Bennett and Leah Elizabeth Bennett Edwards, for the purpose of providing funds for excellence in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

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Logan Chair celebrated with recognition dinner

On Jan. 15, a dinner was held in recognition of Chris Rodger, the inaugural recipient of the Logan Chair, established by Don and Sandy Logan. Rodger is the associate dean for research and graduate studies for COSAM. The Logan Chair is designed to support superior faculty of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics who possess academic leadership in the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research and university and professional service, including outreach activities, within the department, with each category weighted equally. Additionally, the recipient of the Logan Chair is expected to work to strengthen and enhance mathematics, and serve as a positive role model for students and colleagues.

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Tam invited as plenary speaker

Tin-Yau Tam has been invited as a plenary speaker of the 19th ILAS conference at Sung Kyun Kwan University, Suwon, KOREA, August 6 - 9, 2014. ILAS 2014 is one of the main satellite conferences of ICM (International Congress of Mathematicians). The conference organizers will provide him partial travel support.

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2012 - 2013 Mathematics & Statistics Administrative Team

The 2012 - 2013 Mathematics & Statistics Administrative Team has been announced.

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COSAM awards the 2012 Dean’s Outstanding Outreach Award

COSAM named two recipients of the 2012 Dean’s Outstanding Outreach Award, David King, professor of geology, and Ash Abebe, associate professor of mathematics and statistics. The annual Outstanding Outreach Award is given to COSAM faculty members with recent records of service and outreach performance that extend beyond normal expectations.

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