Current and former University of Alabama Math students attended the 2017 Joint Mathematics Meetings in Atlanta, GA, January 4 -7. Pictured from left to right are Xin Luo, Veny Liu, Toyin Alli, Douglas

## Winter 2016 Commencement

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama held its winter commencement exercises December 10th at Coleman Coliseum on the UA campus. The ceremony webcast was archived at ua.edu/commencement/, and it will be

## Noted Mathematicians Alejandro Aceves and Rodolfo Torres visit Tuscaloosa

Dr. Alejandro Aceves, Chair of the Southern Methodist University’s Department of Mathematics, and Dr. Rodolfo Torres, University Distinguished Professor from the University of Kansas Department of Mathematics, recently visited Tuscaloosa

## Milestone Luncheon Honors Mathematics Faculty

A Milestone Luncheon was held on September 28, 2016 at the Bryant Conference Center to honor faculty members who have reached 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40 and 45

## Congratulations to Lingxue Song!

Congratulations to Lingxue Song for successfully defending her Master of Arts thesis, which was entitled “Modeling the RMB exchange rate volatility using ARCH/GARCH models”.

## David Cruz-Uribe’s Serves as Dissertation Opponent in Helsinki, Finland

David Cruz-Uribe served as the Opponent for Olli Tapiola’s dissertation defense at the University of Helsinki in Finland, May 2016. Pictured from left to right are Tuomas Hytonen, the Custos (dissertation

## Kabe Moen Awarded a Simons Foundation Grant

Dr. Kabe Moen’s proposal entitled “Weighted estimates in harmonic analysis and PDE” has been selected for funding by the Simons Foundation’s Collaboration Grant for Mathematicians. According to their website, the

## Math Major Accepted into Prestigious Math in Moscow Program

Alex Mathers, an undergraduate student double majoring in Mathematics and Physics, has been accepted into the prestigious Math in Moscow study abroad program for the Fall 2016 semester. Alex will

## Math Majors Win by Donating to the Rising Tide Scholarship During Math Week

Three math majors won a Kindle Fire simply by donating to the Rising Tide Scholarship. Another drawing will be held later in the year for two box seats to the

## Huy Duc Vo Selected to Participate in MRC3 – Mathematics in Physiology and Medicine Conference

The Math Research Communities Program has selected graduate student Huy Duc Vo to participate in the MRC3 – Mathematics in Physiology and Medicine Conference, June 19-25, 2016, in Snowbird, Utah.