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Research of Blaise Bourdin featured in SIAM News

Fractures Blaise Bourdin and Gilles Francfort (Department of Mathematics, Université Paris 13) were invited to contribute an article on their research on Past and Present of Variational Fracture to the November 2019 issue of SIAM News.

LSU Nicholson Professor of Mathematics Robert Lipton Named AMS Fellow

Robert Lipton LSU Nicholson Professor of Mathematics Robert Lipton was named Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) for the Class of 2020. The Fellows program of the AMS began in 2011 as a means to recognize those members “who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics” and it is among the duties of elected Fellows “to provide a “public face” of excellence in mathematics”.

2019 Curtis E. Huntington Memorial Scholarship for Math Major Sarah Davidson

Sarah Davidson Math major Sarah Davidson received a 2019 Curtis E. Huntington Memorial Scholarship from the Actuarial Foundation.

Susanne C. Brenner named AWM Fellow

Susanne Brenner Professor Susanne C. Brenner was named AWM Fellow by the Association for Women in Mathematics. The AWM recognized her "For being a role model nationally and internationally due to her widely-known work in finite element methods; for her promotion of women in mathematics via the Women in Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing network, as mentor of Ph.D.s, and as advisor of graduate and undergraduate students."

Third Annual TX-LA Undergraduate Mathematics Conference at Texas A&M

The Third Annual TX-LA Undergraduate Mathematics Conference will take place at Texas A&M, College Station, from October 19-20, 2019. The previous two conferences were hosted by the University of Houston, and by LSU. Stephen Shipman is a Co-Organizer at Large of the undergraduate conference series.

Paper by Milen Yakimov and Riley Casper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences September 2019 The paper Reflective prolate-spheroidal operators and the KP/KdV equations by Riley Caspar (LSU), F. Alberto Grünbaum (Berkeley), Milen Yakimov (LSU) and Ignacio Zurrián (Cordoba, Argentinia) was published in the current issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Blaise Bourdin named A.K. and Shirley Barton Professor of Mathematics

Blaise Bourdin Blaise Bourdin was named the A.K. and Shirley Barton Professor of Mathematics. Professor Bourdin joined the LSU Math Department in 2002. His research has been funded through six NSF research grants. He delivered plenary and keynote lectures at major international research conferences in France, Spain, Japan and the United States.

Pramod Achar named Shirley Blue Barton Professor of Mathematics

Pramod Achar Pramod Achar was named the Shirley Blue Barton Professor of Mathematics. Professor Achar joined the LSU Math Department in 2004. Previously, he was awarded the LSU Rainmaker Award (2009), the LSU Alumni Association Faculty Excellence Award (2016), the Carruth McGehee Award for Excellent Research in Mathematics by a Junior Faculty Member (2016), and the LSU College of Science Graduate Teaching Award (2017).