Posted May 8, 2017
Professor Maury Bramson has been elected as a member of the prestigious National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in recognition of his excellence in original scientific research. He works in probability theory, including interacting particle systems, branching Brownian motion, and stochastic networks. The National Academy of Sciences is an honorific society of distinguished scholars engaged in scientific and engineering research, dedicated to the furtherance of science and technology and to their use for the general welfare.
Posted May 5, 2017
Laurel Ohm has been awarded a Torske Klubben Fellowship for Minnesota Residents, based on her outstanding academic record and professional promise. The goal of the fellowship program is to support future leaders and maintain cultural ties between Norway and America. Laurel's research interests lie in mathematical biology, and her thesis advisors are Yoichiro Mori and Dan Spirn.
Posted May 4, 2017
Professor Svitlana Mayboroda is an invited sectional speaker at the International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in summer, 2018, in recognition of her research in analysis and partial differential equations.
Posted April 20, 2017
Dallas Albritton has been awarded a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship. This is a highly competitive, three year fellowship that is awarded to U.S. citizens and nationals who intend to pursue a doctoral degree in one of fifteen supported disciplines. Dallas' thesis advisor is Vladimír Šverák, and his research is in partial differential equations, especially the Navier-Stokes equations and other equations arising in fluid dynamics.
Posted April 13, 2017
Rahul Parhi, a University of Minnesota junior majoring in math and computer science and UMTYMP alumnus has been named a 2017 Goldwater Scholar. The prestigious, competitive scholarship is awarded annually to outstanding sophomores and juniors who intend to pursue research-oriented careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, and engineering. In addition, physics and math majors Kendra Bergstedt and Ryan Schmitz received honorable mentions.
Posted April 3, 2017
Congratulations to Nicole Bridgland, Harris Mohammed Ismail, and Katherine Weber, recipients of the 2015 - 2016 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award. The Instructional Evaluation Committee chose the recipients based on nominations from students and faculty, and on faculty evaluations.
Posted March 24, 2017
Adrienne Sands and Rajendra Beekie were both awarded prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowships. Adrienne is a second year mathematics Ph.D. student studying number theory under Paul Garrett. Raj is a graduating math major, who will attend graduate school in math next fall. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who have demonstrated potential for significant achievements in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
Posted February 7, 2017
Kate Meyer has been awarded an Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship from the University of Minnesota Graduate School. The Fellowship supports outstanding Ph.D. students with an interdisciplinary dissertation topic. Kate will work with Prof. Sarah Hobbie at the Institute on the Environment toward understanding the impacts of ecosystem disturbances through mathematical models and ecological data.
Posted February 6, 2017
Prof. Svitlana Mayboroda has been awarded a Von Neumann Fellowship, a prestigious appointment at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, to visit during the Academic Year 2017-2018 in order to further her research program in partial differential equations and their applications.
Posted December 7, 2016
University of Minnesota’s Mathematics Program is ranked 13th in the 2017 U.S News Best Global Universities listing - making it the highest ranking discipline within the University. The U of M ranked 38th overall among 1000 universities spread out across 65 countries. These rankings offer the most comprehensive assessment of research universities worldwide as well as by region and country.