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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).

Jiuyi Zhu's research featured by ORED

Jiuyi Zhu  The research of Assistant Professor Jiuyi Zhu was featured by the LSU Office of Research & Economic Development (ORED). Jiuyi Zhu joined the department in 2016. Before coming to LSU, he was a J.J.Sylvester Assistant Professor at Johns Hopkins University. His research interests are in Partial Differential Equations.

Conference OAL-RAG 2019

The conference OAL-RAG 2019 on order, algebra, logic, and real algebraic geometry will take place Monday and Tuesday, May 6 - 7, 2019.

Tiger Athletic Foundation President’s Award for Julia Ledet

Julia Ledet Julia Ledet is a recipient of the 2019 Tiger Athletic Foundation President's Award. The Tiger Athletic Foundation President’s Award recognizes a faculty member for extraordinary classroom teaching as demonstrated by an impact on and an involvement with students, a scholarly approach to teaching and learning, and contributions to the profession of teaching. 

Robert Lipton part of Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI)

Robert Lipton Robert Lipton, Nicholson Professor in the LSU Mathematics Department, is collaborating in a team with researchers from the Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering at California Institute of Technology, the Department of Physics at the University of Chicago, the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Northwestern University, and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, to increase understanding of continuum mechanics of gran

LSU Alumni Association Teaching Assistant Award for Joseph Grenier

Joseph Grenier Joseph Grenier is the recipient of the 2019 Alumni Association Teaching Assistant Award.

This award recognizes outstanding teaching ability and service to students.