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Yuri Antipov's visit to England sponsored by the London Mathematical Society

Yuri Antipov 

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.

Special Session at Joint Meeting in Honor of Gestur Olafsson

Gestur Olafsson 

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.

Book: Topics in Numerical Partial Differential Equations and Scientific Computing

Book Cover for Topics in Numerical Partial Differential Equations and Scientific Computing Professor Susanne C. Brenner edited the book Topics in Numerical Partial Differential Equations and Scientific Computing as part of the Springer series The IMA Volumes in Mathematics and its Applications

Susanne C. Brenner appointed to NSF Advisory Committee

Susanne C. Brenner

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).

LSU Math Lab Featured in the News

Middleton Math Lab 3
(Photo: Bogdan Oporowski)

The Daily Reveille as well as the College of Science Newsletter covered the move of the LSU Math Lab from Pleasant Hall to an 8,000 square foot space on the third floor of Middleton Library. The new Math Lab allows approximately 4,000 students a week access to one of the 254 computers.  

Blaise Bourdin to Deliver Plenary Lecture at CFRAC 2017

Professor Blaise Bourdin will be one of the plenary speakers at the fifth international Conference on Computational Modeling of Fractures and Failures of Materials and Structures (CFRAC 2017), June 14-16, 2017.

2016 Simons Foundation Collaboration Grants for Pallavi Dani and Phuc Nguyen

Professors Pallavi Dani and Phuc Nguyen are among the recipients of the 2016 Simons Foundation Collaboration Grants for Mathematicians.
Each collaboration grant provides $7,000 per year for five years. The grants will commence September 1, 2016, and end August 31, 2021.