Hai Dang Nguyen Awarded a 2019 SIAM Prize

June 2019 Prize Spotlight: SIAM Conference on Control and Its Applications Hai Dang Nguyen was awarded the 2019 SIAM Activity Group on Control and Systems Theory Prize at the SIAM Conference on Applications of Control (CT19), held June 19-21, 2019 in Chengdu, China. Professor Nguyen received the award and delivered his prize lecture, “Some New […]

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Formulating a Better Partnership for Water Quality

First posted in the Alabama Water Institute’s April 9, 2019 Spotlight Formulating a Better Partnership for Water Quality April 5, 2019 By Brock Parker Water is one of the most important resources on the planet, and researchers at The University of Alabama are calculating ways to improve its quality and management. Part of this equation is […]

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NSF Grant, UA to Provide Boost to Tuscaloosa-Area Math Educators

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The National Science Foundation has awarded The University of Alabama a $2.85 million grant to strengthen content knowledge, teaching practice and leadership among math teachers in the greater Tuscaloosa area. Of the total funding, nearly 70 percent is direct support to teachers selected to participate. UA researchers are recruiting full-time math teachers in […]

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Video Showcasing the Department of Mathematics

A video entitled  has been created to showcase the UA Department of Mathematics.

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Congratulations to Keisha Cook and Brandon Reid

Congratulations to Keisha Cook and Brandon Reid for successfully defending their PhD’s! Keisha has already accepted a postdoc position at Tulane University and Brandon will be an Assistant Professor at Milwaukee School of Engineering this fall.

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Ken Ono’s Public Talk Available Online

Ken Ono’s public talk was live-streamed and the presentation is available for viewing at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ynhiZJUMzA&feature=youtu.be

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Results of the 2018 Putnam Exam

The Putnam Exam is a national mathematics exam, taken by college and university students in the United States and Canada each December. Only the very best students from each school participate, and it is an honor to be chosen to compete in the Putnam. Six problems are presented in the morning three-hour session and six […]

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Jim Gleason and Martha Makowski Awarded NSF Grant: A-PLUS in Math: Alabama’s Practitioner Leaders in Underserved Schools in Mathematics. 

Congratulations to Jim Gleason and Martha Makowski for being awarded an NSF grant for a project entitled A-PLUS in Math: Alabama’s Practitioner Leaders in Underserved Schools in Mathematics.  This Researcher-Practitioner Partnership modeled project is being established to work with and develop Mathematics Teacher Leaders who will impact students, teachers, teacher candidates, and schools across the […]

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Fulbright Scholar Alexey Karapetyants Visits Tuscaloosa

On Friday, November 30, 2018, Alexey Karapetyants gave a talk entitled “On some Bergman type spaces of functions of nonstandard growth and related questions” to the UA Department of Mathematics faculty and graduate students. This talk was funded by the Fulbright Foundation through their Outreach Lecturing Fund.  

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Applied Mathematicians Win NSF Grants and Host International Conference

From the October 2018 Desktop News | Drs. Shibin Dai and Shan Zhao recently received two grants, worth more than $300,000, from the National Science Foundation to fund their research in applied mathematics. To top it off, the two are serving on the organizing committee for the 2019 international National Science Foundation conference on mathematical molecular bioscience […]

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