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.
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.
Graduate students, Tim Emerick and Carolyn Yarnall receive graduate teaching award honorable mention for 2013.
2013 William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition Award was given to undergraduate, Fey Song, for her outstanding score on the exam. Congratulations to the entire team, Christopher Olund, Fei Song, and Sittipong Thamrongpairoj. The team ranked 15th of 402.
2013 E. J. McShane Prize in Mathematics was given to Casey Mihaloew, Fei Song, and Sittipong Thamrongpairoj for their achievements in mathematics.
2013 Edwin E. Floyd Prize in Mathematics was given to Ahsan Khan and Calvin McPhail-Snyder. The prize is awarded to second- or third-year students who show exceptional promise in mathematics.
Graduate student, Ajay Chandra, has won the Teaching Resource Center’s Graduate Teaching Assistant Award in mathematics for 2013.