Department of Mathematics

UA Receives Grant to Use Machine Learning to Study Dark Matter

Dark matter is thought to be the bulk of the material in the universe, yet cannot be detected. Its gravity pushing around cosmic bodies, dark matter is unseen and mysterious, like the invisible wind blowing the leaves. A team of researchers at The University of Alabama hope to develop tools that probe this otherwise invisible

Martha Makowski is Awarded the 2021 Tensor Women and Mathematics Award

Assistant Professor Martha Makowski and the Department of Mathematics are recipients of a 2021 Tensor Women and Mathematics Award.  The funds will be used to organize the Yellowhammer Network for Women in the Mathematical Sciences, which will kick off with a one-day workshop in the Fall. Project Title: Forging the Yellowhammer Network of Women in

Building Bama: Math and Science Education Building

Extensive renovations have breathed new life into the Math and Science Education Building, formerly known as the Biology Building, and the adjacent auditorium while bringing several departments under one roof for the benefit of both students and faculty. The Math and Science Building located on Hackberry Lane adjacent to the Crimson Ride hub is now

AWI Podcast Features Mojdeh Rasoulzadeh

The latest episode of the Alabama Water Institute Podcast features Dr. Mojdeh Rasoulzadeh, assistant professor in the Department of Mathematics. She talks about hydrodynamic driven dissolution in carbonate formation and how it applies to the creation of sinkholes. You can listen on the website, or search for “Alabama Water Institute” and subscribe on Apple Podcasts,

Dr. William H. Tranter Makes a Bequest for the Ainsworth Fellowship

              William H. Tranter, a former student of Professor Richard Ainsworth, recently passed away. In his will Dr. Tranter made a bequest of $5,000 to the Departmant of Mathematics, to be added to the Edith and Richard Ainsworth Endowed Scholarship. William H. Tranter’s Obituary William Harrington Tranter, 79, of

Former AMP Student Tyler Williams Publishes Article on arxiv.org

Tyler Williams, a graduate of the Math Department’s Accelerated Master’s Program, recently posted a research paper along with two faculty members at Washington University in St. Louis. The paper can be is entitled Wavelet Representation of Singular Integral Operators and can be found at https://arxiv.org/abs/2009.01212.  

Information about exams for MATH courses

There are rumors that the Department of Mathematics has moved all of its exams online. This is not true. The first exam for a number of lower division courses, calculus and below, have been moved online.  If your exam is being moved online, you will receive email from your instructor explaining how you will take

Duc Nguyen Joins Research University Faculty

Mathematics PhD alumnus Dr. Duc Nguyen has joined the faculty of the Department of Mathematics at the University of Kentucky as a tenure-track assistant professor effective August 2020. Dr. Nguyen received his PhD from UA in 2015 under the supervision of Dr. Shan Zhao. From 2015 to 2020 he worked at Michigan State University, first