LSU College of Science

Grad News


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Award-Winning Research Paper

Dr. Yongdo Lim (LSU PhD graduate in 1996) won a prize from the Korean Mathematics Society for the best paper of the year by a Korean mathematician. The prize was for his paper Birkhoff formula for conformal compressions of symmetric cones, which appeared in the American Journal of Mathematics, Vol 125 (2003),167-182. Congratulations to Yongdo Lim!

Department is an Academic Sponsor of MSRI

As an academic sponsor of MSRI (Mathematical Sciences Research Institute) at Berkeley, the Department is sending selected graduate students to participate in suitable workshops and in summer graduate programs organized by the Institute. MSRI covers the travel and expenses of the nominated students.

Graduate Wins Research Position

Dr. Robert Osburn (LSU PhD 2001) has been appointed Permanent Lecturer at University College Dublin. This follows his previous appointments to postdoctoral research positions at McMaster University, Queens University, and the Max Planck Institute in Bonn. Congratulations to Dr. Osburn!

Graduate Wins Research Award

Dr. Boris Baeumer (LSU PhD 1997) was awarded the Early Career Award for Distinction in Research by the University of Otago in New Zealand. His research on Contaminant Transport in Fractal Media is supported by a prestigious $100,000 Marsden Faststart grant from the Royal Society of New Zealand. Boris was invited plenary speaker at the ANZIAM 2005 annual meeting (Australian and New Zealand Industrial and Applied Mathematics), Napier, January 2005, and invited main speaker at the ANZIAM and Hydrological Society of New Zealand Workshop on Mathematical Modeling in Hydrology, Lower Hutt, July 2002.

Graduate Wins NSF Grant

Dr. Yu Zhuang (LSU PhD 2000) received from the National Science Foundation Advanced Computation Research Program a two-year award (2003 - 05) to support his research on Scalable Domain Decomposition Algorithms for Solving Parabolic Problems. Congratulations to Dr. Zhuang!

Graduate Student Picnic and Orientation Conference: September 16

The annual Graduate Student Day will take place September 16, 9:30 – 4:00, at Hilltop Arboretum.

2005 Awards

The following major awards and named professorships were given to the departmental personnel in 2005: