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MAA Gung and Hu Award for Distinguished Service for W. James Lewis (LSU PhD 1971)

W. James Lewis was honored with the 2015 Yueh-Gin Gung and Dr. Charles Y. Hu Award for Distinguished Service to Mathematics of the MAA. He received his PhD in Mathematics at LSU in 1971 under Jack Ohm.

Previous recipients of the award include former LSU professor Richard Anderson.

Ying Hu appointed Postdoctoral Fellow at UQAM

Ying Hu (soon-to-be LSU PhD, advisor Prof. Dasbach) has been appointed as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Centre interuniversitaire de recherches en géométrie et topologie (CIRGET), an inter-university research center based at the Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada. 

Alumni Association Teaching Assistant Award for Simon Pfeil

Simon Pfeil is a receipient of the Alumni Association Teaching Assistant Award 2015 in recognition of his outstanding teaching ability and service to students. 

US-Mexico Conference in Representation Theory and Noncommutative Algebra

Ch. Geiss, V. Kharchenko, A. Lauda and M. Yakimov are organizing USA-Mexico conference in Representation Theory and Noncommutative Algebra at UNAM, Mexico City, January 15-17, 2015. It is funded through grants from the National Science Foundation and CONACYT.

AWM Breakfast with Susan Montgomery

Professor Susan Montgomery (USC) will be guest at the AWM Breakfast, October 8, 2014 from 9-10am, Keisler Lounge, Lockett Hall. Professor Montgomery's current mathematical interests lie in noncommutative algebras, in particular Hopf algebras. She is a Fellow of the AMS and a Fellow of the AAAS. In 2011 she delivered the AWM Noether lecture.

Upcoming Undergraduate Math Contests at LSU

LSU students are invited to register for two upcoming Math Competitions. The Virginia Tech Regional Math Contest will take place on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 9:00 - 11:30 A.M. (registration deadline Oct. 1). The Putnam Mathematics Competition is on Saturday, Dec. 6 from 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. (registration deadline Oct. 8). Both events will take place on LSU's campus.

New Postdocs join the Math Department

Starting Fall 2014 new postdocs join the department:

Michael Malisoff awarded two collaborative research grants from the NSF Directorate for Engineering

Roy Paul Daniels Professor Michael Malisoff will serve as Lead Principal Investigator for two collaborative projects from the US National Science Foundation Directorate for Engineering.