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Congratulations to Nick Hayes for Selection as Rhodes Scholar

Congratulations to senior Nicholas “Nick” Hayes for his selection as UA’s 16th Rhodes Scholar. A Randall Research Scholar, Nick was one of only 32 students in the country to be chosen for his outstanding scholarly achievements, character, commitment to service and potential for leadership in applied mathematics and German. We commend his success and recognition from one of the

Survey for STEM Majors

How would you improve science, math, computer science and engineering courses at the University of Alabama? Receive $10 for taking an online survey and sharing your ideas. Requirements: ♦STEM majors only ♦Must have completed one or more introductory course(s) in math, chemistry, physics, geology, computer science or biology for these majors Online survey is ♦20-30

UA Receives Grant to Use Machine Learning to Study Dark Matter

Dark matter is thought to be the bulk of the material in the universe, yet cannot be detected. Its gravity pushing around cosmic bodies, dark matter is unseen and mysterious, like the invisible wind blowing the leaves. A team of researchers at The University of Alabama hope to develop tools that probe this otherwise invisible

Shan Zhao Named an A&S Leadership Board Faculty Fellow

Congratulations to Shan Zhao for being named an A&S Leadership Board Faculty Fellow! The College of Arts and Sciences Leadership Board Faculty Fellowships recognize the College’s most promising or most accomplished teacher/scholars, individuals early in their careers who demonstrate exceptional promise or faculty members who have brought distinction to the College and University throughout their

Keisha Cook Featured in the Clemson News

Meet a scientist: Keisha Cook August 27, 2021 Meet Keisha Cook. She is an assistant professor in the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences. Cook earned three degrees from the University of Alabama — bachelor’s and master’s degrees in applied mathematics, and a doctorate in applied mathematics and computational biology. We caught up with Cook

Shan Zhao Awarded an NSF Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Shan Zhao who has been awarded an NSF grant from DMS Computational Mathematics program: “Collaborative Research: Implicit solvent modeling and fast algorithm development for simulating solutes with atomic polarizable multipoles”. This is a collaborative project with Dr. Weihua Geng at Southern Methodist University, with a total award of $448K. Dr. Zhao is

Martha Makowski is Awarded the 2021 Tensor Women and Mathematics Award

Assistant Professor Martha Makowski and the Department of Mathematics are recipients of a 2021 Tensor Women and Mathematics Award.  The funds will be used to organize the Yellowhammer Network for Women in the Mathematical Sciences, which will kick off with a one-day workshop in the Fall. Project Title: Forging the Yellowhammer Network of Women in

UA Freshman Places In Top Percentage Of Prestigious Math Competition

Updated because some of the text disappeared:   Please post this on Facebook:   University Of Alabama: UA Freshman Places In Top Percentage Of Prestigious Math Competition The William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition is one of the most prestigious competitions for undergraduate students in the world. … Press Release Desk, News Partner ·        Posted Tue, May 11,

AWM Welcomes New Officers and Thanks Outgoing Officers

The UA chapter of the AWM is pleased to share that several individuals will be joining the list of AWM-UA officers. We thank our outgoing officers for their contributions, dedication and service to the AWM and we welcome new officers. Farewell to Outgoing Officers Allison Hartman has served as a Treasurer for three years. She has