Archived News from 2013-2017
Congratulations to Dr. Hongqiu Chen who has won the Presidential election to the office of SIAM-SEAS. She presently holds the position of Treasurer and she will start her duties as President in January 2015.
Congratulations to Arun Jambulapati, BS student of Mathematical Science who receives award from NSF and starts his graduate career at the age of 15.
Congratulations to Dr. Segun George who has been selected as the recipient of the 2014 Alumni Association Award for Distinguished Research in Science, Engineering and Mathematics.
Congratulations to Nataliya Doroshenko who is a recipient of the 2013-2014 Thomas W. Briggs Foundation Excellence in Teaching Award.
Congratulations to Dr. Paul Balister who has been awarded the Paul Erdős Professorship in Mathematics. This is the first Erdős Professorship awarded by the Department of Mathematical Sciences.
Congratulations to Dr. Jerry Goldstein who has been invited to join the 2013 class of the Fellows of the AMS (American Mathematical Society).
Congratulations to Dr. Robert Kozma who has been inducted into the INNS (International Neural Network Society) College of Fellows 2013.
Congratulations to Dr. Angela Grant who is a recipient of the 2012-2013 Thomas W. Briggs Foundation Excellence in Teaching Award.
The National Science Foundation has awarded a grant of $892,649 to the University of Memphis to support the project, Collaborative Research: Promoting Success in Undergraduate Mathematics through Graduate Teaching Assistant Training. This project is under the direction of John R. Haddock (PI), along with co-PI's Tsz Ho Chan, Irena Lasiecka, Fernanda Botelho, and Leigh Harrell-Williams.
The National Science Foundation has awarded a grant of $1,697,556 to the University of Memphis to support the project, Collaborative Research: The Urban STEM Collaboratory — Building STEM Identity and Student Success through Academic, Financial, Social, and Career Support. This project is also under the direction of John R. Haddock (PI), along with co-PI's Stephanie S. Ivey, Craig O. Stewart, Aaron L. Robinson, and James T. Campbell. This grant is collaborative with the University of Colorado at Denver, Indiana University, and the University of Michigan, for a total amount of five million dollars.
Congratulations to Dr. Segun George who in 2017 was elected as a Fellow of the American Statistical Association.
Faculty and graduate students from the DMS attended a conference at the Leibnitz Institute in Oberwolfach, Germany, November 20-26, 2016. The topic was Mathematical Theory of FluidFlow Structure Interactions, and some photos are posted here.
Congratulations to David Grynkiewicz, who has been awarded the Paul Erdős Professorship in Mathematics. He has been awarded this professorship for 2016-2019.
Mathematicians and Statisticians are listed in top 3 best jobs for 2014.