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SIAM Student Chapter Recognition for Jerome Weston

Jerome Weston Jerome Weston received a 2018 SIAM Student Chapter Certificate of Recognition. It is awarded annually by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics to the member who had the greatest contribution to the chapter in the previous year(s).  Jerome Weston will complete his Ph.D. this August under the tutelage of Professor Michael Malisoff.

LSU has a very active SIAM chapter that is mentored by Professor Susanne C. Brenner.

LSU Alumni Association Faculty Excellence Award for Karl Mahlburg

Karl Mahlburg

Professor Karl Mahlburg received a 2018 LSU Alumni Association Faculty Excellence Award for outstanding research, teaching, and service. Karl Mahlburg joined the LSU Math Department in 2011.

NSF Graduate Fellowship for Colleen Robichaux (LSU Math B.S. 2016)

Colleen Robichaux, LSU Math B.S. 2016, was awarded a prestigious NSF Graduate Fellowship in the "Algebra, Number Theory, and Combinatorics" Field of Study Category.

Colleen Robichaux is currently a Ph.D. student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. At LSU she was mentored by Frank Neubrander.

Irene Fonseca to deliver 2018 Porcelli Lectures

Irene Fonseca Porcelli Lectures 2018

Professor Irene Fonseca (Carnegie Mellon) will deliver the 2018 Porcelli Lectures. Irene Fonseca is the Kavčić-Moura University Professor of Mathematics and the Director of the Center for Nonlinear Analysis at Carnegie Mellon University.

"Mathematics and Imaging Science"
Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 2:30pm-3:20pm, Dodson Auditorium
This lecture will be accessible to a general audience, including high school students.

"Mathematics and Materials Science"
Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 4:10pm-5:00pm, Dodson Auditorium

"Homogenization of Integral Energies"
Thursday, April 5, 2018, 10:30am-11:20am, Digital Media Center Theater

Abstracts and more information are available on the departmental calendar.

LSU Alumni Association Teaching Assistant Award for Matt Barnes

Matthew Barnes Matt Barnes is the recipient of the 2018 Alumni Association Teaching Assistant Award.

This award recognizes outstanding teaching ability and service to students.

Irina Holmes (PhD 2014) Accepts Assistant Professorship at Texas A&M

Irina Holmes Irina Holmes (PhD 2014, Advisor: Ambar Sengupta) accepted a tenure-track assistant professorship in the Department of Mathematics at Texas A&M. Irina Holmes was a Postdoc at Georgia Tech from 2014-2016. She received an NSF postdoctoral fellowship that she spent at Washington University in St. Louis (2016-2017) and Michigan State University (since 2017).