2021 Archived News
The Faculty of the Department of Mathematical Sciences has been recognized during
the 2022 Carnegie R1 Research Celebration Event held by the Provost of Research Office
on April 7, 2022.
In the category of FY 2021 Principal Investigators: I. Lasiecka, A. Windsor, and B. Zheng.
In the category of FY 2021 Book Publications: G. Anastassiou.
In the category of Research Impact Top Faculty by Scopus H index: I. Lasiecka , B. Bollobas  and R. Triggiani .
Dr. Irena Lasiecka is the laureate of 2021 Hugo Steinhaus Prize awarded by the PTM [Polish Society of Mathematics].
Dr. Irena Lasiecka has been highlighted as one of the Highly Cited Faculty members for March's Spotlight in the Division of Research + Innovation. Read the feature here.
Bentuo Zheng has been awarded UofM Alumni Association Distinguished Research, Creative Achievement & Excellence in Engaged Scholarship Awards for his research in Science, Engineering and Mathematics.
Congratulations to Misty Freeman who was selected as a faculty member for one of the statewide dual credit (SDC) content teams who will be creating new curriculum resources for high school teachers. This work will align high school and post-secondary education in Tennessee.
Roberto Triggiani, Distinguished University Professor, has been selected to be a Research Professor in the program "Mathematical problems in fluid dynamics" during the Spring 2021 Semester, at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI), University of California, Berkeley, upon recommendations of the MSRI Scientific Advisory Committee and the program organizers. He will be conducting research work in the area of boundary control and stabilization of fluid equations and fluid-structure interactions. Moreover, he will be mentoring PhD students and Post-Docs.
Distinguished University Professor and Chair of the Department of Mathematical Sciences, Dr. Irena Lasiecka, has been selected to be an Eisenbud Professor in the program Mathematical Problems in Fluid Dynamics during the Spring 2021 semester. This will be held at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) at the University of California, Berkeley. The Eisenbud Professorship is funded by an endowment from the Simons Foundation, in support of the MSRI’s scientific programs. As a part of the program, Lasiecka will be conducting collaboration with other researchers at UC Berkeley in the area of Fluid Dynamics and Applications, as well as mentoring postdoctoral fellows.