2015 Spring Awards Celebration

The 2015 Spring Awards Celebration was held on April 23 in the Atrium. Prof. Rick Smith was honored for his years of service as Associate Chair and a reluctant goodbye was said to Prof. Bernard Mair who is leaving to become Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Howard University. Other highlights included inductions into Pi Mu Epsilon and Phi Beta Kappa, the presentation of graduate teaching awards, and the announcement of the winners of this year’s endowed scholarships. The 2015 program contains all the details.

Ramanujan Colloquium

The ninth Ramanujan Colloquium entitled “Goldbach – Descartes to Ramanujan, Hardy, Littlewood and Beyond” will be given by Robert Vaughan (FRS) of Pennsylvania State University on Monday, April 6, 2015, 4:00 – 5:00pm, in Turlington Hall, Room L101.

Ulam Colloquium

Jun Cheng Wei, a Canada Research Chair at the University of British Columbia, will give the seventh Ulam Colloquium, Friday, March 20, 4:05-4:55 pm in LIT 121. The lecture is on “Recent Progress on the De Giorgi Conjecture”.

Erdős Colloquium

The fifteenth Erdős Colloquium will be presented by János Pintz from MTA Rényi Institute, Budapest, Hungary, 4:00 – 5:00pm, Monday, March 16, 2015 in Matherly Halls, Room 018. His title is “On Some Old Conjectures of Paul Erdős on the Difference of Consecutive Primes”.

 

Events

Siam Fellow

Professor William Hager of the Department of Mathematics has been named a 2015 SIAM Fellow by the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics for contributions to optimal control, optimization theory, and numerical optimization algorithms. The SIAM Fellows Program was created in 2008 to designate certain members of SIAM who have made outstanding contributions to the discipline.

Positions

Postdoctoral Position

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Florida invites applications for a Post-Doctoral Associate in the area of computational topology beginning in August 2016.

Conferences

Southeastern Logic Symposium (SEALS 2015)

The Department is hosting the Southeastern Logic Symposium (SEALS 2015) here on February 28/March 1,2015.  Details, including the list oconfirmed speakers with titles and abstracts, may be found on the conference website:  SEALS 2015

 

Contact

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University of Florida
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Phone:

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