Posted March 31, 2016
Congratulations, Ryan Matzke, 2016 National Science Foundation Fellowship Awardee. The NSF Fellowship Program fosters and promotes excellence in U.S. science, technology, engineering and mathematics and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated potential for significant achievements.
Posted March 22, 2016
Nick Switala has been awarded an NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship. He received his Ph.D. degree in 2015 under the direction of Prof. Gennady Lyubeznik, and is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. His NSF project will be to conduct research on local cohomology and D-modules, which are of importance in commutative algebra and algebraic geometry. He will be going to the University of Illinois at Chicago this fall to work with Prof. Wenliang Zhang, who was also a University of Minnesota graduate in 2008.
Posted February 3, 2016
Alice Nadeau and Marco Ponce de Leon have been awarded Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowships from the University of Minnesota Graduate School. The Fellowship provides a unique opportunity for outstanding doctoral students whose research is interdisciplinary and who would benefit from interaction with faculty at one of the University’s interdisciplinary research centers or institutes.
Posted January 21, 2016
Ryan Goh has been awarded an NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship. He will be receiving his Ph.D. degree this year under the direction of Prof. Arnd Scheel. His NSF proposal involves studying how external mechanisms can be used to trigger and control pattern forming systems. Such an understanding could aid in the engineering of self-organized and self-mediated structures in many areas, such as micro-fluidic medical devices, thin-film solar cells, and nano-electronics. He will be going to Boston University to work with Prof. Eugene Wayne.
Posted November 23, 2015
The School of Mathematics has been the recent recipient of two new scholarship funds. The Jean Roberts Fellowship is to be awarded to graduate students. It is part of an estate bequest to the University by Jean and her sister Ruth.
Posted November 3, 2015
Prof. Svitlana Mayboroda was named American Mathematical Society Fellow for 2016 for contributions to harmonic analysis, partial differential equations, and applications to mathematical physics.