Kevin Kellinsky-Gonzalez receives the 2022 Pasquale Porcelli Graduate Student Research Excellence Award. He is working on his thesis under Professor Ricardo Estrada and will be finishing his Ph.D. in May 2023. Kellinsky-Gonzalez’ work is in the theory of distributions, and he has published articles in *Indagationes Mathematicae* and the E*lectronic Journal of Mathematics*. He is an avid teacher, tutor and chess coach.

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## 2022 Pasquale Porcelli Graduate Student Research Excellence Award for Kevin Kellinsky-Gonzalez

## LSU Mathematics Professor Ling Long Elected AMS Fellow in Class of 2023

LSU Mathematics Professor Ling Long has been elected a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) for the Class of 2023. The AMS recognized her "contributions to hypergeometric arithmetic, noncongruence Modular Forms, and supercongruences."

## 2022 Barton Superior Graduate Student Scholarships

## Pramod Achar appointed to Editorial Board of Advances in Mathematics

Pramod Achar was appointed to the Editorial Board of *Advances in Mathematics.* The research journal was founded in 1961. Pramod Achar joined the LSU Math Department in 2004. He is the Shirley Blue Barton Professor of Mathematics. In 2020 he was elected as a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (AMS).

## Hongchao Zhang receives 2022 INFORMS Computing Society prize

## Chukwudi Chukwudozie featured on amazon | science blog

Chukwudi Chukwudozie is featured on the amazon|science blog. He obtained his Master's of Science in Applied Mathematics at LSU in 2015, under the guidance of Shawn Walker, and his Ph.D.

## 2022 LSU Distinguished Communicator Medal for Benjamin Thomas

Math and Bio Engineering Major Benjamin Thomas is among the 70 LSU graduates across eight colleges who will receive the LSU Distinguished Communicator Medal during the May 2022 LSU Commencement. Recipients of this honor are outstanding writers and speakers, with a strong command of visual literacy and technological communication.

## Ling Long to Deliver the 2023 AMS Maryam Mirzakhani Lecture

Ling Long was invited to deliver the 2023 AMS Maryam Mirzakhani Lecture at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Boston, January 4-7, 2023. This invited address was established by the American Mathematical Society (AMS) Council in 2018 to honor Fields Medalist Maryam Mirzakhani.

## Carruth McGehee inducted into the LSU College of Science Hall of Distinction

O. Carruth McGehee was inducted into the LSU College of Science Hall of Distinction.

He received his Ph.D. in Mathematics in 1966 from Yale University and was an assistant professor at Berkeley before he returned to his hometown Baton Rouge in 1971 as an associate professor at the LSU Math Department.

## Editors' Choice Award for Dylan Douthitt and James Oxley

The article *Bounding the number of bases of a matroid* by Dylan Douthitt, LSU Math Graduate Student, and James Oxley, LSU Boyd Professor, has been included in the Editors’ Choice 2022 list of outstanding papers over the last three years in the research journal *Discrete Mathematics*.