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

## 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)