# News

## Four math faculty members receive 2019 College of Liberal Arts and Science awards

Four math-faculty members receive 2019 College of Liberal Arts and Science awards

## Cliff Bergman honored with Exemplary Faculty Mentor Award

Cliff Bergman honored with Exemplary Faculty Mentor Award

## Department of Mathematics faculty advancements announced

The Department of Mathematics is pleased to announce the following faculty members were promoted effective August 2019: Lecturer to senior lecturer: Paul Barloon, James Cliber and Michael Adrian Jenkins. Associate Professor to Professor: Eric Weber Congratulations!

## Hal Schenck honored with Wilbur Layton Faculty Recognition Award

The Division of Student Affairs awards Hal Schenck with the Wilbur Layton Faculty Recognition Award.

## Summer math courses offer flexibility and focus

Iowa State’s Department of Mathematics is offering a number of summer math courses as a great way to get a jump start on math pre-requisites or get more personalized attention on a math course. Summer classes held on campus have smaller class sizes than the same courses during the fall or spring semesters, making them … Continue reading Summer math courses offer flexibility and focus

## ISU Mathematics Department Had Strong Showing at CSE19 Conference With Eleven Participants

The Mathematics Department at Iowa State University had a strong showing at the Computational Science and Engineering (CSE19) Conference, with eleven ISU graduate students, faculty members and alumni members presenting posters or talks. CSE was held February 25- March 1 in Spokane, Washington. Hosted by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), the CSE … Continue reading ISU Mathematics Department Had Strong Showing at CSE19 Conference With Eleven Participants

## Iowa State Mathematics Department Boasts Eighteen Participants at SEICCGTC Conference

Iowa State University’s Mathematics Department boasted 18 participants in the Southeastern International Conference on Combinatorics, Graph Theory and Computing (SEICCGTC), more than any other school that was involved in the Conference.

## Mary Vaughan receives honorable mention in Elevating Mathematics Video Competition

A video submitted by Mary Vaughan (’20 Ph.D. mathematics) earned an honorable mention in the Elevating Mathematics Video Competition that was held at the 2019 SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering. Vaughan’s video, “Viscoelasticity and Fractional Derivatives”, can be viewed here. For additional details about the conference or the contest itself, feel free to … Continue reading Mary Vaughan receives honorable mention in Elevating Mathematics Video Competition

## Dr. Rana Parshad develops mathematical models to help solve invasive-species problem

Custom mathematical models reveal how fast an invasive species can be eliminated, which helps researchers select the optimal biocontrol for ridding ecosystems of unwanted invaders.