The Department of Mathematics was awarded the 2019 Departmental Diversity Award. Dr. David Cruz-Uribe’s goal is to maintain this diverse atmosphere, eventually creating a graduate program that is made up of 50 percent women and 20 to 25 percent underrepresented minorities.
The Department of Mathematics celebrated an increased number of minority students, welcoming a class of graduate students that included four women and eight black students, well above the national average.
2016 Math PhD graduate Veny Liu is now an assistant professor at the University of Hawaii, West Oahu. Dr. Liu recently attended the largest SACNAS ever (5000+ attendees) in Honolulu.
Dr. Larry Bowen is a long-time faculty-in-residence that dedicates most of his efforts to the Parker Adams freshman learning community in Harris Hall for arts and sciences students.
From the College of Arts and Sciences Desktop News September 30, 2019 With a bit of Million Dollar Band fanfare and Big Al philanthropy, The University of Alabama recently launched its 2019 United Way Campaign with a goal of $395,000, a $10,000 increase over last year’s goal. The host for the 2019 campaign is the
The 2019 United Way Campaign is now underway, hosted by the College of Arts and Sciences. The kickoff occurred on September 19th with a performance by the Million Dollar Band and the reveal of our chosen campaign theme: “The Art and Science of Giving” by co-chairs David Cruz-Uribe (Math) and Skip Snead (Music). With the
Congratulations to Assistant Professor Chuntian Wang whose paper entitled “Crime modeling with truncated Lévy flights for residential burglary models” was one of the most-read mathematics articles of 2018. The paper was published in the Mathematical Models and Methods in Applied Sciences Journal, Vol. 28, No. 09, pp. 1857-1880 (2018), and the ranking can be viewed
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
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
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