Mathematics Fall Courses & COVID-19 FAQs

The Department of Mathematics has been working hard this summer to provide the best instruction with the maximum amount of Student-Instructor interactions available within the guidelines to protect the health and safety of our faculty and students. We are continuing to make adjustments and individual faculty are in the process of finalizing their syllabi in

Math Undergrad Marie Neubrander’s Work Published in SIURO

Math undergraduate student Marie Neubrander’s impressive work has resulted in a manuscript that has just been accepted in the faculty-reviewed undergraduate research journal SIURO (SIAM Undergraduate Research Online), published by the prestigious SIAM — Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. Her article should be appearing on the site in the near future (SIURO Manuscript #S131626)

Math Courses for Fall 2020

An internet rumor has been circulating that all UA math courses will be online in the Fall.  This is not true. For the safety of students and faculty, UA has imposed social distancing requirements which have significantly reduced the occupancy limits on all classrooms, and limit face to face interactions between students and instructors.  Because

David Cruz-Uribe’s Talk to Universidad National del Litoral

David Cruz-Uribe, OFS, presented his research entitled “Norm inequalities for linear and multilinear singular integrals on weighted and variable exponent Hardy spaces” to the Seminario del IMAL “Carlos Segovia Fernández”, CONICET, Universidad National del Litoral, Santa Fe, Argentina This talk is available on YouTube at

Math Department Raises Money for West Alabama Food Bank

Our Chair, David Cruz-Uribe, was lamenting his greying beard and was threatening to dye it.  The department called his bluff and offered to raise money for a local charity if they could pick the color.  He accepted the challenge and the department promptly raised over $500 for the West Alabama Foodbank.  The winning color was

Video Messages to Graduating Seniors and Honors Day Award winners

Since COVID-19 prevented us from holding a Honors Day reception and a commencement ceremony, Dr. Cruz-Uribe created the videos below to speak to our students. Undergraduate Awards: Graduate Awards: Class of 2020:

Promotion News

Provost Kevin Whitaker announced today the follow promotions which will take effect during the Fall 2020 semester. Congratulations go out to Wei Zhu who was promoted to Full Professor, Shibin Dai who was granted tenure and Yuhui Chen and Tim Ferguson for their promotions to Associate Professor.

Jeremy Cummings Wins the 2020 Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award

Jeremy Cummings was selected as a recipient of the 2020 Randall Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award for his research entitled “Weighted norm inequalities for the maximal operator on variable Lebesgue spaces over spaces of homogeneous type”.  Jeremy was nominated for this award by Dr. David Cruz-Uribe. He will be honored at a luncheon later this month.