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NSF Graduate Fellowship for Colleen Robichaux (LSU Math B.S. 2016)

Colleen Robichaux, LSU Math B.S. 2016, was awarded a prestigious NSF Graduate Fellowship in the "Algebra, Number Theory, and Combinatorics" Field of Study Category.

Colleen Robichaux is currently a Ph.D. student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. At LSU she was mentored by Frank Neubrander.

Irene Fonseca to deliver 2018 Porcelli Lectures

Irene Fonseca Porcelli Lectures 2018

Professor Irene Fonseca (Carnegie Mellon) will deliver the 2018 Porcelli Lectures. Irene Fonseca is the Kavčić-Moura University Professor of Mathematics and the Director of the Center for Nonlinear Analysis at Carnegie Mellon University.

"Mathematics and Imaging Science"
Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 2:30pm-3:20pm, Dodson Auditorium
This lecture will be accessible to a general audience, including high school students.

"Mathematics and Materials Science"
Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 4:10pm-5:00pm, Dodson Auditorium

"Homogenization of Integral Energies"
Thursday, April 5, 2018, 10:30am-11:20am, Digital Media Center Theater

Abstracts and more information are available on the departmental calendar.

LSU Alumni Association Teaching Assistant Award for Matt Barnes

Matthew Barnes Matt Barnes is the recipient of the 2018 Alumni Association Teaching Assistant Award.

This award recognizes outstanding teaching ability and service to students.

Irina Holmes (PhD 2014) Accepts Assistant Professorship at Texas A&M

Irina Holmes Irina Holmes (PhD 2014, Advisor: Ambar Sengupta) accepted a tenure-track assistant professorship in the Department of Mathematics at Texas A&M. Irina Holmes was a Postdoc at Georgia Tech from 2014-2016. She received an NSF postdoctoral fellowship that she spent at Washington University in St. Louis (2016-2017) and Michigan State University (since 2017).

Spring Mini Courses in Analysis and Geometry 2018

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A mini course on three important conjectures in Geometry and Geometric analysis will take place at LSU, February 9-11, 2018. The three main lecturers are: Peter Casazza (University of Missouri) on the Feichtinger Conjecture, Alex Iosevich (University of Rochester) on the Falconer Conjecture and Palle Jorgensen (University of Iowa) on the Fuglede conjecture.
See www.math.lsu.edu/analysis2018 for details.

Richard Ng awarded NSF-Focused Research Group Grant on Quantum Computing

Professor Siu-Hung

Professors Richard Ng, Michael Freedman & Zhenghan Wang (Microsoft Station Q, UC Santa Barbara), Eric Rowell (Texas A&M) and Xiao-Gang Wen (Physics, MIT) were awarded a $1.3 Million collaborative NSF-Focus Research Grant on "Mathematical Foundations of Topological Quantum Computation and its Applications".

The research will cover the mathematical, physical, and computational aspects of topological quantum computation.