Joshua Fallon is the recipient of the 2017 Alumni Association Teaching Assistant Award. *This award recognizes outstanding teaching ability and service to students.*

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Joshua Fallon is the recipient of the 2017 Alumni Association Teaching Assistant Award. *This award recognizes outstanding teaching ability and service to students.*

Professor Susanne C. Brenner was elected Member-at-Large for the Section on Mathematics of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Her term will begin on February 21, 2017.

Susanne C. Brenner is the Nicholson Professor of Mathematics, and an AMS, SIAM and AAAS Fellow.

Professor Susanne C. Brenner, together with Björn Enquist (UT Austin), Max Gunzburger (FSU), Daniel Peterseim (Bonn) and Marc Alexander Schweitzer (Bonn), is co-organizing a Trimester Program at the Hausdorff Research Institute for Mathematics at the University of Bonn.

Professor Yuri Antipov's visit to England in November 2016 is supported by an LMS Scheme 2 grant of the London Mathematical Society. He will deliver lectures at Cambridge, the University of Liverpool, Imperial College, Brunel University and the University of Bath.

Yuri Antipov joined the LSU Department of Mathematics in 2002.

Professor Gestur Olafsson will be honored with a Special Session at the 2017 Joint Mathematics Meeting in Atlanta. The *AMS Special Session on Harmonic Analysis (in Honor of Gestur Olafsson's 65th birthday) *is organized by Jens Christensen (Colgate University) and Susanna Dann (TU Vienna). Speakers include: Sigurdur Helgason (MIT), Toshiyuki Kobayashi (University of Tokyo), Bent Ørsted (Aarhus University), Angela Pasquale (Université de Lorraine), Boris Rubin (LSU). Siddhartha Sahi (Rutgers), Henrik Schlichtkrull (University of Copenhagen) and Robert Stanton (Ohio State).

Gestur Olafsson is the Julian R. & Sidney Nicolle Carruth Endowed Alumni Professor of Mathematics.

Professor Ling Long is one of the editors of the book Directions in Number Theory as part of the Springer Association for Women in Mathematics series. * *

Professor Karl Mahlburg's review of the movie "The Man Who Knew Infinity" about the life on Ramanujan is featured on the College of Science blog. Karl Mahlburg joined the department in 2011.

Professor Susanne C. Brenner was appointed to the National Science Foundation’s Advisory Committee for Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPSAC). The committee currently consists of twelve members, and its task is to "provide advice and recommendations to the National Science Foundation’s programs within the Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS). Susanne C. Brenner and Lynne Hillenbrand (Astronomy; California Institute of Technology) are replacing Bruce Elmegreen (Physics; IBM Watson Research Center) and Emery Brown (Computational Neuroscience; Harvard and MIT) on the committee.

Susanne C. Brenner joined the math department in 2006 and is currently the Nicholson Professor of Mathematics. She is a SIAM Fellow (2010), AMS Fellow (2012) and AAAS Fellow (2012).