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
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
Since COVID-19 prevented us from holding a Honors Day reception and a commencement ceremony, Dr. Cruz-Uribe created the videos below to speak to our students. Undergraduate Awards: https://vimeo.com/414761564/310e89b791 Graduate Awards: https://vimeo.com/414762604/02e48bd5d9 Class of 2020: https://vimeo.com/414764562/4970e370e0
Sharniece Holland is a proven leader who demonstrates driven tenacity toward her goals – academically and professionally. Now a professor at Washington University, she earned her master’s and doctoral degrees at The University of Alabama.
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.
Nine graduate students from the UA Department of Mathematics participated in the 8th Annual Night at the Museum on Saturday, February 17, 2018. Over one thousand people attended, making this the best attended Night at the Museum event to date. This year’s theme was “Ocean Explorers”. The Math Department booth featured number games such as