December 3-6, 2015
Veerapaneni Receives CAREER Award
Assistant Professor Shravan Veerapaneni has received a 2015 NSF CAREER Award for his project “Fast Algorithms for Particulate Flows.” The CAREER awards are considered one of the highest honors for scientists and engineers in the early stages of their independent research careers, and recognize those who show great potential in their fields.
Esedoglu named Aisenstadt Chair
Selim Esedoglu will hold the Aisenstadt Chair at the Centre de Recherches Mathématiques (CRM) in Montreal from January-July 2016. This prestigious visiting appointment is in conjunction with a thematic semester on “Computational Mathematics in Emerging Applications” at CRM.
Bhatt Receives Packard Fellowship
Gehring Associate Professor Bhargav Bhatt was awarded a Packard Fellowship from the Packard Foundation. He is one of only 18 recipients nationally to receive a 2015 fellowship, which recognizes innovative early-career scientists and engineers and offers them the opportunity to experiment, take risks and explore new ideas that they otherwise may not have the resources to do.
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.
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.
Michigan Reception at the Joint Meetings
The University of Michigan Mathematics Alumni and Friends Reception at the Joint Mathematics Meetings 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.
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
- UM Mathematics Named Center of Actuarial Excellence September 14, 2015
- Professor C.-T. Shih, 1934-2015 August 25, 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