Doering Named Kazarinoff Collegiate Professor
Charles Doering has been named the Nicholas D. Kazarinoff Collegiate Professor of Complex Systems, Mathematics, and Physics. Doering joined the Mathematics Department in 1996, and later gained appointments in Physics (2007) and Complex Systems (2010), where he is currently Director. Nicholas D. Kazarinoff was a UM Mathematics faculty member from 1956 to 1972.
Lagarias Named Stark Collegiate Professor
Jeffrey Lagarias has been named the Harold Mead Stark Collegiate Professor of Mathematics. Lagarias joined the Mathematics Department in 2004 as a Professor, after a 30-year career at A. T. & T. Bell Research Laboratories. Harold Mead Stark was a UM Mathematics faculty member from 1964 to 1969.
Center of Actuarial Excellence
The Society of Actuaries has again granted the UM Mathematics Actuarial Program the prestigious designation of Center of Actuarial Excellence (CAE). The program was first recognized as a CAE in 2010, and now the designation had been renewed through 2020. There are only 27 programs in the world that have earned this recognition from the Society of Actuaries.
Michigan Reception at the Joint Meetings
The University of Michigan Mathematics Alumni and Friends Reception at the Joint Meetings of the AMS will take place on Thursday, January 7, 2016, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm, in the Virginia Room located on the 4th floor of the Sheraton Seattle Hotel. All are welcome. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Areas of Need in Mathematics - Additional information on these and other initiatives.
Student Support - Expendable funds help students achieve their educational goals.
Donald J. Lewis Professorship - The fund honors our long time leader and colleague.
Center for Inquiry Based Learning - This innovative method is proving to be effective in teaching mathematics.
Teaching Mathematics Content Courses (TeMaCC): a conference focused on sharing ideas about the design and teaching of math content courses for future teachers.
Ziwet Lectures, March 15-17, 2016
Professor Percy Deift from the Courant Institute, NYU, will present the Alexander Ziwet Lectures, March 15-17, 2016.
Byrne Workshop on Stochastic Analysis in Finance and Insurance
- Professor Peter Smereka 1959-2015 September 22, 2015
- Department Hosts Math Quest July 17, 2015
- Undergraduates Haefner and Winsor receive Goldwater Scholarships May 5, 2015
- Lecturer Jill Halpern receives Provost's Teaching Innovation Prize April 28, 2015
- Bloch, Borcea and Lam named 2015 Simons Fellows April 2, 2015
- Donald J. Lewis, 1926--2015 February 26, 2015