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AMS-Simons Travel Grants Awarded

Abdul Basit (mentored by Shira Zerbib) and Matthew Mastroeni (mentored by Jason McCullough) each received the AMS-Simons Travel Grant ( The AMS-Simons Travel Grants Program acknowledges the importance of research interaction and collaboration in mathematics, and aims to facilitate this for recent PhD recipients. These grants will provide support for travel and conferences and for collaborative work. Each grant will … Continue reading AMS-Simons Travel Grants Awarded

Tim Pennings honored with Distinguished Alumni Award

Tim Pennings, an award-winning educator, academic leader, and researcher, will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award from the Department of Mathematics at a ceremony on Thursday, October 21, 2021 in Ames, Iowa. The award recognizes outstanding alumni from the Department of Mathematics in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State. Pennings, professor and … Continue reading Tim Pennings honored with Distinguished Alumni Award

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3MT People’s Choice Award Winner: Carolyn Reinhart

Congratulations Carolyn Reinhart for competing in the Three Minute Thesis finals and winning the People’s Choice Award! View her presentation: Graphs and Matrices: Modeling the World with Math What is 3MT: Three Minute Thesis?  In the fall of each year, the Graduate College sponsors a Three-Minute Thesis Competition to challenge Iowa State graduate students to clearly … Continue reading 3MT People’s Choice Award Winner: Carolyn Reinhart

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Named Position Ceremony

Fall semester opens with an exciting development for Iowa State mathematics. The department has established the Scott Hanna Professorship and the Scott Hanna Faculty Fellowship with the appointment of two faculty to these newly minted positions. Each award recipient will be formally recognized during a medallion ceremony on October 3 in the Cardinal Room of … Continue reading Named Position Ceremony

October 3, 2019, 4:00pm | Cardinal Room, Memorial Union
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SIAM Central States Section

The Department of Mathematics at Iowa State University will be hosting the 5th Annual Meeting of Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Central States Section on October 19-20, 2019. The conference consists of three plenary talks, parallel sessions, and a poster session. The primary conference site is Carver Hall on the ISU Campus, although … Continue reading SIAM Central States Section