2024 Mathematics Final Exercises Ceremony
Event date: 2024/05/18
Final Exercises ceremony

Final Exercises for the College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences will take place on Saturday, May 18, 2024 at 9:00 a.m. on the Lawn.

The ceremony times and locations for the Mathematics Department Diploma Ceremony are listed below (11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.):

Fair Weather: Pavilion I, Lower Garden
Inclement or Severe Weather: Warner Hall, Room 209

Catherine Cossaboom is Awarded Goldwater Scholarship

Catherine Cossaboom

Catherine Cossaboom, a third-year math (and cognitive science) major, has been awarded a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship, one of only two recipients this year at UVa and among 508 nationwide. Here is the UVA Today article. Congratulations, Catherine!

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Valia Gazaki Wins 2024 Alumni Board of Trustees Teaching Award

Valia Gazaki

Valia Gazaki was awarded the 2024 Alumni Board of Trustees Teaching Award, selected from nominees across the University.

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David Chasteen-Boyd wins an All-University Graduate Teaching Award

David Chasteen-Boyd

We are happy to announce that David Chasteen-Boyd, a graduate student, is one of this year’s All-University Graduate Teaching Award winners. This award honors students from all disciplines who have demonstrated exceptional achievement in undergraduate instruction and includes a $500 prize.

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John Imbrie's Work Featured in Quanta Magazine

John Imbrie

John Imbrie’s work on many-body localization in quantum physics was featured prominently in a recent article in Quanta magazine.

UVA Math PhD Weinan Zhang Wins 2023 ICCM Best Thesis Gold Prize

Weinan Zhang

2023 UVA math PhD Weinan Zhang, now a postdoc at the University of Hong Kong, will be awarded a Gold Prize for the 2023 ICCM Best Thesis Award, established by S.-T. Yau. The award, which comes with a prize of 50,000 RMB, recognizes the best PhD thesis in mathematics by a student of Chinese descent.

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DMP thesis defense: Declan Stacy

Event date: 2024/04/30

Declan Stacy will defend the DMP thesis on Monday, April 30. The title is

Stochastic extinction, An average Lyapunov function approach”.

  • Date: Monday, April 30
  • Time: 1:00 pm EST
  • Place: Kerchof 111

Everyone is invited to attend.

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Randomness and Lie-theoretic structures

UVA Rotunda - source of enlightenment
Event start date: 2024/03/04

The two-day conference Randomness and Lie-theoretic structures will be held at University of Virginia on March 4-5, 2024. Speakers include Ben Brubaker (Minnesota), Laura Colmenarejo (North Carolina State University), Jimmy He (MIT), Jeffrey Kuan (Texas A&M), Colin McSwiggen (NYU Courant), Jennifer Morse (University of Virginia), Slava Naprienko (UNC Chapel Hill), Siddhartha Sahi (Rutgers), Mark Shimozono (Virginia Tech), and there will be short participant talks. Financial support is available for graduate students and early career researchers through the 4-VA Virginia Collaborative Research Initiative.

Conference website

Organizers: Daniel Orr (Virginia Tech) and Leonid Petrov (UVA)

This conference follows a workshop Quantum Structures in Lie Theory which is on March 1-3, 2024.

Quantum Structures in Lie Theory

UVA Rotunda
Event start date: 2024/03/01

The 14th Southeastern Lie Theory Workshop Series will be held at University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA from March 1 – 3, 2024. The event will feature a minicourse series by Ivan Losev from Yale University, and speakers Thomas Haines (University of Maryland), Iva Halacheva (Northeastern), Naihuan Jing (NC State), Kang Lu (UVA), Julia Plavnik (Indiana University Bloomington), Oleksandr Tsymbaliuk (Purdue). Registration is now open.

Workshop website with details

Local organizers:   Kang Lu   Jennifer Morse   You Qi   Weiqiang Wang

The workshop is followed by a two-day conference Randomness and Lie-theoretic structures organized by Daniel Orr (Virginia Tech) and Leonid Petrov (UVA)

Job opportunities 2024

UVA Lawn

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Virginia invites applications for the following positions (links to mathjobs ads):

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Kavita Ramanan - Virginia Mathematics Lectures - November 13-15, 2023

Kavita Ramanan poster
Event start date: 2023/11/13
Kavita Ramanan (Brown University) - Tales of high-dimensional distributions

Though they have a common thread, the three lectures will be self-contained, and can mostly be followed independently of each other.

  • Lecture 1: November 13 | 5-6pm | Wilson 402
  • Lecture 2: November 14 | 5-6pm | Nau 101
  • Lecture 3: November 15 | 5-6pm | Wilson 402

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2023 Southeastern Probability Conference II

Alley Serpentine Walls
Event start date: 2023/08/14

The 2023 Southeastern Probability Conference II will be held at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA on Aug 14-15, 2023. (There will be two meetings in the conference series this year. The 2023 Southeastern Probability Conference I will be at Duke University on May 15-16, 2023.)

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