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Ward Recognized at Computational Science and Engineering Conference

RachelWardAssociate professor Rachel Ward is among 17 distinguished applied mathematicians selected for recognition at the 2019 SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (CSE19). Her selection reflects "exemplary research, significant contributions, and outstanding service to the applied mathematics and computational science communities," according to SIAM News. "SIAM congratulates and thanks these individuals for their hard work and contributions, which strengthen and enhance the landscape of applied mathematics and computational science worldwide."

Her invited lecture will be livestreamed from the conference Feb. 27 at 1 p.m. PT/3 p.m. CT.

 

Lewis Bowen to Receive 2017 Brin Prize

Professor Lewis Bowen will receive the 2017 Brin Prize in Dynamical Systems. The prize is awarded every two years to mathematicians who have made outstanding advances in the field of dynamical systems and are within 14 years of their PhD.

Work of Alexis Vasseur and Cheng Yu to be Presented at the Seminaire Bourbaki in IHP, Paris

The Sèminaire Nicolas Bourbaki (Bourbaki Seminar) is a series of seminars (in fact public lectures with printed notes distributed) that has been held in Paris since 1948. It is one of the major institutions of contemporary mathematics, and a barometer of mathematical achievement, fashion, and reputation. Read More ...

James Carter Smith won the Marjorie Morales Award for Excellence in Mathematics Research

James "Carter" Smith, an undergraduate in mathematics, won the Marjorie Morales Award for Excellence in Mathematics Research. He participated the Undergraduate Research Forum 2017 with a project titled "Determining a Number Through its Sum of Divisors." Carter's graduate mentor on the project was Alessandro Rezende de Macedo and Dr. Mark Daniels was project advisor. 

Invited talks at ICM 2018

Lewis Bowen, Sean Keel, and Alan Reid have been invited to present 45 min talks at the International Congress of Mathematicians 2018 in Rio de Janeiro. We congratulate them for this high distinction.

CWUR ranks "interdisciplinary applications of math" at UT #1 in the world

The Center of World University Rankings (CWUR) has released their new worldwide rankings today. It rates UT Austin globally Rank 1 in Interdisciplinary Applications of Mathematics, and Rank 5 in Applied Mathematics. This is a great distinction for both the Department of Mathematics and ICES. 
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Taillefumier has been awarded a Sloan Fellowship

Thibaud TaillefumierThe Sloan Foundation today announced that Thibaud Taillefumier has been awarded a 2017 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship. The complete list of recipients is available here.