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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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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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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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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Shibin Dai Awarded NSF Grants

Congratulations to Dr. Shibin Dai, who has been awarded two grants from the National Science Foundation. NSF DMS-1815746: Complex amphiphilic structures and the functionality of biomaterials, 2018-2021, total amount: $217,087 (PI).  ​NSF DMS-1802863: Degenerate diffusion in complex amphiphilic network structures, 2017-2019, total amount $86,170 (PI). This is a transfer of DMS-1411438. 

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Shan Zhao Awarded NSF Grants

Congratulations to Professor Shan Zhao who has been awarded NSF funding for two research projects. NSF DMS Mathematical Biology program: DMS-1812930, “Collaborative Research: A regularized Poisson Boltzmann model for fast computation of the ensemble average polar solvation energy”, PI: Shan Zhao, $230,000, 08/15/2018 – 7/31/2021. See the link: https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1812930&HistoricalAwards=false NSF DMS CBMS Conference program: DMS-1836318, […]

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Alumnus William T. Trotter Gives Colloquium Talk

Dr. William T. Trotter visited Tuscaloosa on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 to present a colloquium talk entiled “Dimension Theory for Posets – Graph Theory for Grown Ups”. Dr. Trotter is a well-known mathematician, and is an emeritus professor of mathematics at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Dr. Trotter obtained his PhD from the University of […]

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Nicholas Laffey spent his senior year working with Brendan Ames to analyze and predict the performance of NHL teams.

IRMAS Student Uses Stat Modeling to Predict NHL Playoffs UA Insurance, Risk Management & Actuarial Science Program·Thursday, July 5, 2018 By Reginald Allison II “Defense wins championships” is one of the oldest clichés in sports. In fact, legendary football coach Paul “Bear” Bryant is the person credited with the quote. Sports media has since vehemently […]

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