News and events at Department of Mathematics

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CIRMATH-Americas

Event start date: 2018/05/28

A conference on the role of journals in mathematics hosted by Professor Karen Parshall and sponsored by IMS will be held at University of Virginia from May 28 to 30, 2018.

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Ben Hayes

Ben Hayes awarded Excellence in Postdoctoral Research prize

2018/05/08

Assistant Professor of Mathematics Ben Hayes was awarded the Amir Aldroubi and Amira Azhari Prize for Excellence in Postdoctoral Research from Vanderbilt University on Wednesday, April 18, 2018.

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Thesis defense: Christina Osborne

Event date: 2018/04/26

Christina Osborne’s thesis defense will be held on Thursday, April 26.
The title of her thesis is

Decomposing the classifying diagram in terms of classifying spaces of groups

  • Date: Thursday, April 26
  • Time: 11:00am
  • Place: Rotunda Multipurpose Room

Everyone is invited to attend.

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Thesis defense: Bradley Weaver

Event date: 2018/04/27

Bradley Weaver will defend the PhD dissertation on Friday, April 27. His thesis is entitled

Non-abelian groups of order eight and the local lifting problem

  • Date: Friday, April 27
  • Time: 02:00pm
  • Place: Room 210 of the Physics Building

Everyone is invited to attend.

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Thesis defense: Zach Gates

Event date: 2018/04/19

Zach Gates will defend the PhD dissertation on Thursday, April 19. His thesis is titled

Finite presentability of groups acting on locally finite twin buildings

  • Date: Thursday, April 19
  • Time: 12:30pm
  • Place: Clark Hall G004

Everyone is invited to attend.

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Thesis defense: Mike Reeks

Event date: 2018/04/18

Mike Reeks will defend the PhD dissertation on Wednesday, April 18. His thesis is titled

Trace and center of the twisted Heisenberg category

  • Date: Wednesday, April 18
  • Time: 1:00pm
  • Place: Monroe 114

Everyone is invited to attend.

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2018 Undergraduate Award Winners

2018/04/12

The Mathematics Department is pleased to announce the following prize winners for the 2017-2018 year:

  • E.J. McShane Prize:
    • Stephen Davis
    • Arun Kannan
  • Edwin E. Floyd Prize:
    • Sebastian Haney,
    • Benjamin Keigwin,
    • Yichen Ma,
    • Ethan Zell

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Jacob Sherson Poster

Public Lecture by Jacob Sherson - April 19, 2018

Event date: 2018/04/19

A Public Lecture by Jacob Sherson (Department of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University, Denmark and ScienceAtHome) entitled

Citizen science: benchmarking human and artificial intelligence

will be given on April 19 at 7:00pm in Clark 108

The event is cosponsored by the IMS and Departments of Mathematics and Physics

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