The 16th annual Ulam Colloquium entitled “The Shape of Data” will be given on Monday, February 24 at 4:05 PM by Gunnar Carlsson of Stanford University in Little 101. See the poster for more information.
Postdoctoral Associate Position
A search is underway for a Postdoctoral Associate in Topology, Geometry or Set Theory
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) at the University of Florida (UF) is seeking to make multiple hires at the Associate or Full Professor level with broad interests in the area of Informatics. See the job description for more details.
The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (CLAS) and the UF Emerging Pathogens Institute (EPI) invite applications for up to 4 full-time positions in spatial and/or mathematical modeling of infectious disease transmission. See the job description for more details.
Professors Krishna Alladi and Alexander Dranishnikov have been recognized as AMS Fellows in the inaugural year of the fellowship program.
George Andrews, a regular guest at UF, is among those receiving also this recognition. The complete list can be found at the AMS Fellows List.
CLAS Teaching Award
Mathematics Department Lecturer and MAC 2312 Coordinator, Kwai-Lee Chui, has been recognized with a CLAS Teaching Award.
CLAS Dissertation Fellowships
Cheyne Homberger and Lindsey-Kay Lauderdale have been awarded CLAS Dissertation Fellowships.
UF Graduate Student Teaching Award
Lee Raney has been awarded a UF Graduate Student Teaching Award.
UF Mathematics Graduate Student Teaching Awards
The following Mathematics Teaching Assistants have been awarded UF Mathematics Graduate Student Teaching Awards:
- Robert Newton
- Yuyuan Ouyang
- Jie Li
- Lee Raney
- Sebastian Wyman
Chat Yin Ho Scholarship
Chat Yin Ho Scholarship goes to Lindsey-Kay Lauderdale.
Kermit Sigmon Scholarship
The Kermit Sigmon Scholarship goes to Kurtis Lee.
Eleanor Ewing Ehrlich Award
The Eleanor Ewing Ehrlich Award goes to JoAnn Lee
Robert Long Award
The winner of the Robert Long essay competition is Meric Augat. For more information on the Robert Long award, please see the award web page.
Bijective and Algebraic Combinatorics Conference
We will be hosting a conference called “Bijective and Algebraic Combinatorics” in honor of Bruce Sagan’s 60th birthday at the University of Florida on March 24 & 25, 2014. All are welcome. The deadlines for registration, financial support applications, and contributed talks are all February 3. Further details, the list of confirmed speakers, and the registration form can be found on the conference website.
The Third SIAM Gators Student Conference
The student chapter of SIAM (Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics) at the University of Florida will host the third SIAM Gators student conference on March 27–29, 2014. The conference will focus on the following three areas:
- Numerical Optimization and Applications
- Mathematical Algorithms in Imaging
- Mathematical Biology and Modelling
Predator Search Patterns
Professor Scott McKinley of the Mathematics Department and Andrew Hein of the Biology Department are featured in the UF Research News for their work on predator search patterns.
Citrus Greening Project
Citrus Greening Disease is spreading rapidly through Florida’s orange groves. A team of faculty – Mathematics Professors Burt Singer, Jed Keesling, and Sergei Pilyugin with Mathematics graduate students JoAnn Lee, Karly Jacobsen, and Jill Stupiansky together with Glenn Morris and Ariena van Bruggen of the Emerging Pathogens Institute and Susan Halbert from the Florida Department of Agriculture are engaged in modeling the spread of the Citrus Greening.
Center for Applied Mathematics Award
The winner of the CAM Summer Research Grant is Cheyne Homberger.
UF Graduate Student Staff Award
The UF Graduate Student Staff Award was present to Mathematics Department Office Manager, Margaret Somers.
Pi Mu Epsilon Inductees
The first class of Pi Mu Epsilon Mathematics Honorary inductees is:
- Jose Gonzalez
- Galina Nogin
- John Pfeilsticker
- Sean Paulsen
- Joan Ponce
- Thomas Dixon
- Nathan Mattice
- Chelsea Tymms
- Felix Gotti
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