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Stinga receives IMA PI Conference Award

Pablo Raúl Stinga, assistant professor in mathematics, has been awarded funding for his upcoming conference: Nonlocal School on Fractional Equations – NSFE 2017, from the Institute from Mathematics and its Applications (IMA). In addition to providing funding, the IMA will list the conference on their website. The conference, which brings together experts in Modeling, Regularity … Continue reading Stinga receives IMA PI Conference Award

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Alexander Champagne awarded pre-service educator STEM scholarship

Congratulations to Alexander Champagne who was selected as a pre-service educator STEM scholarship winner from the NASA Iowa Space Grant Consortium. The award is given to support outstanding undergraduate students pursuing a degree in education for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) in support of NASA’s mission. "Mr. Champagne has demonstrated excellence in all coursework … Continue reading Alexander Champagne awarded pre-service educator STEM scholarship

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Math Newsletter break

This will be the final math newsletter for the semester. The newsletter will resume its usual schedule on January 6th. Have a wonderful winter break!

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Halloween festivities around the department

"Hopf algebras are now on the syllabus at Starfleet Academy," said Jonathan Smith, professor of mathematics. Pictured above, Isaac Wass presents his solution for a Hopf algebra assignment in costume for Halloween. Piles of candy were ready for trig-or-treaters stopping by 400 Carver. The five-year tradition encourages students to visit the math department for "trig-or-treating," … Continue reading Halloween festivities around the department

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Bob Antol recognized at LAS Honors and Awards Ceremony

Bob Antol received the Distinguished Alumni Award in the Department of Mathematics from The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at its annual Honors and Awards Ceremony on Thursday, October 27, at the ISU Alumni Center. The ceremony took place during Iowa State University’s 2016 Homecoming Week, which celebrated ISU pride with the theme "Leave Your LegaCY." … Continue reading Bob Antol recognized at LAS Honors and Awards Ceremony

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Congratulations to recipients of Faculty Professional Development Assignments

Three members of the faculty received Faculty Professional Development Assignments for next year. Jennifer Newman will pursue her interest in forensic steganalysis. She will spend part of the Fall semester visiting Carnegie-Mellon University where she will work with Steve Feinberg and William Eddy. Feinberg, Eddy, and Newman are all members of the Center for Statistics … Continue reading Congratulations to recipients of Faculty Professional Development Assignments

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Michael Young awarded Big 12 Faculty Fellowship

Congratulations to Michael Young, assistant professor of mathematics, on receiving a Big 12 Faculty Fellowship award. Young will visit John Goldwasser, professor of mathematics at West Virgina Univeristy, in the spring of 2017 to collaborate on two projects: a switching problem on a graph and a polychromatic coloring of graphs problem. Goldwasser is a former … Continue reading Michael Young awarded Big 12 Faculty Fellowship