Dr. Kenneth Berenhaut receives the Graduate Student Association 2022 Faculty Excellence Award

This award is presented to the faculty member whom the Graduate Student Association has selected as having done the most to promote excellence in graduate education this past year. Dr. Berenhaut’s commitment to mentorship and scholarship symbolizes the core values of the graduate school’s mission of excellence. Dr. Berenhaut has…

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Abbey Bourdon wins NSF CAREER Award

Bourdon studies geometric objects called elliptic curves. “Elliptic curves are among the most ubiquitous objects in modern number theory,” said Bourdon, who holds the A.J. Sterge Faculty Fellowship. “They have far-reaching applications, both in theoretical mathematics – such as in the proof of Fermat’s Last Theorem – and in information…

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TEACHING PROFESSIONALS AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING: NICOLE DALZELL

The chair who nominated the recipient of this year’s Teaching Professionals Award for Excellence in Teaching succinctly relayed that this professor “is a superb example of what a teaching professional can be,” from curriculum development and professional development to undergraduate research support and classroom settings. The department chair and associate…

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Geometry, Shapes & PDEs

Colloquium Dr. Martin Bauer, Florida State University Geometry, Shapes & PDEs Thursday, March 31, 11 :00AM In Person Event: 121 Manchester Hall The past decades have seen tremendous advances in imaging techniques, which have led to a significant growth in the quantity and complexity of data in fields such as…

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Dr. Erhardt receives grant funding

Dr. Erhardt’s grant proposal, “Spatial Considerations for Flood Insurance Portfolio Diversification”, will be funded by the Casualty Actuarial Society. This project will quantify how climate change is expected to impact the ability of insurance companies to manage flood risk in North America.  The project is joint with Mathieu Boudreault, at…

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2022 Gentry Lectures

The 2022 Gentry Lectures will be given by Athanassios Spyridon Fokas,  Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (DAMTP) of the University of Cambridge. Dr. Fokas is a Greek mathematician with degrees in Aeronautical Engineering and Medicine. Since 2002, he has been a Professor of Nonlinear Mathematical Science in the…

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Erhardt & Hepler receive NSF Grant

Rob Erhardt and Staci Hepler’s grant proposal “Scalable Models, Fast Computation and Predictability for Spatio-temporal Ordinal Data” was awarded by the National Science Foundation. The project will develop new statistical methodology for ordinal spatio-temporal data, and deploy it to improve drought prediction in conjunction with the National Drought Mitigation Center….

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