Ramanujan Colloquium

The 2014 Ramanujan Colloquium entitled ”Andrews, Ramanujan, and Computer Algebra” will be delivered by Professor Peter Paule, Director of the Research Institute on Symbolic Computation, Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria on Monday, March 17 at 4:05 pm in the Little Hall Atrium.

Ulam Colloquium

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.

Erdos Colloquium

The 2014 Erdos Colloquium entitled “New Directions in Graph Theory” will be given on Monday, April 21 at 4:05 PM by Fan Chung Graham of the University of California–San Diego in Little 101. See the poster for more information.

Positions

Postdoctoral Associate Position

Chris Porter has accepted the position of Postdoctoral Associate beginning in August 2014. Chris earned his Ph.D. in 2012 from Notre Dame and currently holds an NSF International Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Paris Diderot (Paris VII).

Informatics Positions

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.

EPI Positions

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.

Events

 

Conferences

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

Awards

SIAM Best Student Paper Presentation

Tulsi Srinivasan won an award for the best student paper presentation at 38th Annual SIAM Southeastern Atlantic Section Conference at Florida Institute of Technology March 29-30 2014.

Featured Research

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.

 

 

Contact

Mailing Address:

Department of Mathematics
1400 Stadium Rd
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611

Physical Address:

358 Little Hall

Phone:

352-392-0281

FAX:

352-392-8357