Virginia Math Bulletin 2020

Virginia Math Bulletin 2020

Presenting the seventh issue of the Department newsletter: 2020 Virginia Math Bulletin.

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Peter Johnson wins All-University Teaching Award

Peter Johnson

We are pleased to recognize Peter Johnson for winning one of this year’s ten All-University Graduate Teaching Awards. We appreciate all of your hard work, congratulations!

Professor Jennifer Morse wins Simons Fellowship

Jennifer Morse

Congratulations to Professor Jennifer Morse named a 2021 Simons Fellow in Mathematics and Theoretical Physics. The Simons Fellows program extends academic leaves from one term to a full year, enabling recipients to focus solely on research for the long periods often necessary for significant advances.

Ken Ono won the 2020 UVA Distinguished Spotlight Researcher Award

Ken Ono

Ken Ono, Thomas Jefferson Professor of Mathematics, has won the 2020 UVA Distinguished Spotlight Researcher Award. Congratulations!

Karen Parshall elected Fellow of AAAS

Karen Parshall

Congratulations to Commonwealth Professor of Mathematics and History Karen Parshall who was elected as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, “for outstanding contributions to the history of mathematics, combined with extraordinary service to the mathematical and historical sciences.”

Ken Ono is Named Among the Most Influential Mathematicians

Ken Ono

Ken Ono, Thomas Jefferson Professor of Mathematics, has been named the 15th most influential mathematician by Academic Influence. Read more at UVA Research Development.

Jennifer Morse elected fellow of the AMS

Jennifer Morse

Congratulations to Professor Jennifer Morse for being elected to the 2021 Class of Fellows of the AMS, “for contributions to algebraic combinatorics and representation theory and service to the mathematical community”.

Thesis defense: Ian Runnels

Event date: 2021/04/19

Ian Runnels will defend the Ph.D. thesis on Monday, April 19. The title is

Right-angled Artin groups in mapping class groups”.

  • Date: Monday, April 19
  • Time: 03:30 pm EST
  • Place: Zoom meeting (contact Thomas Koberda for id)

Everyone is invited to attend.

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Thesis defense: George Seelinger

Event date: 2021/04/26

George Seelinger will defend the Ph.D. thesis on Monday, April 26. The title is

K-theoretic Catalan Functions”.

  • Date: Monday, April 26
  • Time: 01:00 pm EST
  • Place: Zoom meeting (contact Jennifer Morse for id)

Everyone is invited to attend.

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VOTCAM 2020

VOTCAM 2020
Event date: 2020/10/03

The 2020 Virginia Operator Theory and Complex Analysis Meeting (VOTCAM), will be held on Saturday, October 3rd.

In order to participate you will need to register your email here. On October 1st, everyone that registers will receive a Zoom link you can use to attend the talks.

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Ingrid Daubechies Colloquium and Public Lecture

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Event date: 2020/09/14

Department of Mathematics is very happy to welcome Ingrid Daubechies for a virtual visit on Monday, September 14 and Tuesday, September 15. Here is the information about the events (all times in EDT; password is the speaker’s first name in lowercase):

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