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Dallas Albritton Awarded a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship

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.

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Rahul Parhi Named Goldwater Scholar

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.

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2015-16 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award

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.

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Adrienne Sands and Rajendra Beekie awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowships

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.

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Kate Meyer Awarded Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship

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.

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Prof. Svitlana Mayboroda Awarded Von Neumann Fellowship

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.

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University of Minnesota’s Mathematics Program is ranked 13th in the 2017 U.S News Best

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.

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Joshua Wilson Receives Science Graduate Student Research Award

Posted September 28, 2016

Joshua Wilson has been selected to receive the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) award for his research project, “High-Performance High-Order Simulations for Optimal Design of Electromagnetic Metasurfaces”, to be conducted at Argonne National Laboratory (ANL). Joshua's thesis advisor is Fadil Santosa. The award is in recognition of his outstanding academic accomplishments and the merit of the SCGSR research proposal.

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New Professorship for Mathematics Department

Posted September 15, 2016

Professor Albert Marden and his wife Dorothy have endowed a Professorship in our Department. Starting in 2024, two Marden Professors will be selected every five years from among the exceptional tenured faculty. This marks the 54 years of Professor Marden's service to the Department and the University.

The Department and College are very grateful to the Mardens for making this important and lasting gift.

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Math Major Receives President's Student Leadership and Service Award

Posted May 18, 2016

Congratulations to Manju Connolly, a Mathematics and Psychology major graduating this spring, for receiving the 2016 President's Student Leadership and Service Award.

The award recognizes the accomplishments and contributions of outstanding student leaders at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.