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

## Mathematics Strives to Be a Leader in Diversity and Inclusion

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.

## Department of Mathematics Wins Diversity Award

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.

## Chuntian Wang’s Paper One of Most Read Math Articles of 2018

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

## 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

## 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

## Video Showcasing the Department of Mathematics

A video entitled has been created to showcase the UA Department of Mathematics.

## Fulbright Scholar Alexey Karapetyants Visits Tuscaloosa

On Friday, November 30, 2018, Alexey Karapetyants gave a talk entitled “On some Bergman type spaces of functions of nonstandard growth and related questions” to the UA Department of Mathematics

## 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

## 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).