News and events at Department of Mathematics

New Faculty 2017-18


We are excited to announce our new faculty: Assistant Professor Benjamin Hayes, Whyburn Instructors Prasit Bhattacharya and Liron Speyer, and Postdoctoral Fellow Vivek Mukundan.

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AWM student chapter at UVa


You are invited to be a member of the Association for Women in Mathematics Student Chapter at UVa.

If you’d like to know more, please come to one of our interest meetings, on September 5th at 6:15 in Kerchof 314 or September 6th at 7 pm in Clark 148. If you have questions, please contact us at

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Math Department Tea Time


The Math Department Tea Time is every Tuesday and Thursday in Kerchof 314 (Math Lounge / Common Room), starting at 3:15.

Please stop by and enjoy!

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Invitation to the Undergraduate Math Club


Welcome to the new academic year!

If you are a student interested in mathematics, you are invited to our Math Club

The Undergraduate Math Club at University of Virginia is a weekly seminar and a club for students interested in mathematics and related areas. The regular meeting times (with pizza) of the Club are on Tuesdays at 5pm. An up-to-date calendar of meetings is here.

The first meeting is on Tuesday, September 5, at 5pm in Kerchof 314 (math lounge). Pizza is provided

If you want to join the Math Club mailing list (announcing weekly meetings and occasionally sending other interesting information), email or Sara Maloni

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Thesis defense announcement: Xiang Wan

Event date: 2017/07/27

Xiang Wan will defend his PhD dissertation on Thursday, July 27, beginning at 1:30PM in New Cabell 107.

The title of his PhD thesis is:

Global Existence and Exponential Stability for a Nonlinear Thermoelastic Kirchhoff-Love Plate System

Everyone is invited.

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Thesis defense announcement: Anthony Kin Hei Mak

Event date: 2017/07/20

You are invited to the thesis defense of Anthony Kin Hei Mak, whose thesis is “Constraints on basic classes for Lefschetz fibrations”. Details are below:

  • Date: July 20 (Thursday)
  • Time: 9:00
  • Place: Bryan Hall 203

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Virginia Math Bulletin, July 2017

Virginia Math Bulletin, July 2017


Presenting the fourth issue of the Department newsletter: 2017 Virginia Math Bulletin.

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Five Math Majors Inducted into Phi Beta Kappa


Congratulations to the following mathematics majors who were elected to the Beta Chapter of Virginia of Phi Beta Kappa:

  • Olivia Hughes Bicks
  • Peter Emil Dillery
  • Ji Won Kim
  • Dan Yu
  • Yutong Zhang

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