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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: 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). Susanne C. Brenner and Lynne Hillenbrand (Astronomy; California Institute of Technology) are replacing Bruce Elmegreen (Physics; IBM Watson Research Center) and Emery Brown (Computational Neuroscience; Harvard and MIT) on the committee.

Susanne C. Brenner joined the math department in 2006 and is currently the Nicholson Professor of Mathematics. She is a SIAM Fellow (2010), AMS Fellow (2012) and AAAS Fellow (2012).


Middleton 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 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 Yaniv Almog, 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 commentce September 1, 2016, and end August 31, 2021.

Mhel Lazo, B.S. Math 2012, featured in LSU’s social media campaign

Mhel Lazo, who received his B.S. in Math in 2012 with a concentration in Actuarial Science, is featured in LSU’s social media campaign highlighting alums under 30 years old. In 2010 he participated in the LSU Math SMILE program. Currently, he works for The Walt Disney Company.