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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. 

NSF Graduate Fellowship for Daniel Bourgeois

Math Major Daniel Bourgeois received a prestigeous NSF Graduate Fellowship. He plans on taking it at the Statistics Department at Rice University.

Daniel Bourgeois was mentored by Professor Susanne C. Brenner.

Workshop: From Solid Mechanics to Mathematical Analysis in Paris, June 2017

Solid Mechanics Workshop Paris 2017 

Professor Blaise Bourdin is co-organizing the workshop From Solid Mechanics to Mathematical Analysis at the Institut Henri Poincaré in Paris, June 15-16, 2017.

The workshop is on the occasion of Gilles Francfort's 60th. birthday,

Joshua Fallon receives 2017 Alumni Association Teaching Assistant Award

Joshua Fallon 

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