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Blaise Bourdin hosts French Aerospace Researchers

Blaise Bourdin 

Bertrand Langrand and Julian Berthe from the Materials and Structures department at ONERA, the French aerospace research center, will be spending a week at the department of Mathematics at LSU in October. Bertrand Langrand is the scientific deputy director of the department.

Spartanic LSU math alumni

LSU grads at MSU

Three recent LSU math PhDs are currently postdocs at Michigan State University: Paul Sinz (left; Postdoc in the MSU Department of Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering; PhD 2017; Advisor: Rob Lipton), Irina Holmes (middle; PhD 2016; Advisor: Ambar Sengupta) and Eric Bucher (right; PhD 2016; Advisor: Milen Yakimov).

Robert Lipton co-chairs SIAM Conference on Mathematical Aspects of Materials Science

Robert Lipton

Professor Robert Lipton and Govind Menon (Brown University) co-chair the Organizing Committee for the 2018 SIAM Conference on Mathematical Aspects of Materials Science.

The conference will be held jointly with the SIAM Annual Meeting from July 9-13, 2018, in Portland, Oregon.

Guoli Ding named Hubert Butts Professor

Guoli Ding at the blackboard

Professor Guoli Ding was named Hubert Butts Professor of Mathematics. He received his PhD in 1991 in Operations Research at Rutgers University, and
he joined the LSU math department that year. Guoli Ding contributed more than 65 publications to Mathematics, Operations Research and Computer Science.

During the last 25 years his research was supported through more than twelve research grants from the NSF, the NSA, the Air Force, and the Louisiana Education Quality Support Fund.

Jordan Keller, B.S. 2012, selected as Fellow in Mathematics at Harvard's Black Hole Initiative

Jordan Keller

Jordan Keller (B.S. Math 2012) was selected as a new Fellow in Mathematics at the Black Hole Initiative, an interdisciplinary center at Harvard bringing together astronomers, physicists, mathematicians, and philosophers. At Harvard he will be mentored by the Fields Medalist Shing-Tung Yau.

Tiger Athletic Foundation Outstanding Instructor Award for Phoebe Rouse

Phoebe Rouse

Phoebe Rouse, Instructor in the Department of Mathematics, is a recipient of the 2017 Tiger Athletic Foundation Outstanding Instructor Award. The award will be presented on May 3rd, 2017, at the Lod Cook Alumni Center.

LSU performed well on Putnam Exam

LSU performed well on the 2016 Putnam Mathematical Competition, earning a Team Rank of 62nd out of the 415 North American colleges and universities
that participated. This prestigious competition is comprised of a written exam that is administered annually each December, and is widely known as
one of the world's most difficult scientific competitions.

2017 SEC Faculty Achievement Award for Susanne C. Brenner

Susanne Brenner

Professor Susanne C. Brenner is among the fourteen 2017 SEC Faculty Achievement Awardees. These awards honor one individual from each SEC university who has excelled in teaching, research and scholarship.

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