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LSU Honors College News features Math Major Bruno Beltran

The LSU Honors College News featured Math Major Bruno Beltran who graduated this May. He is the recipient of a 2013 Goldwater Fellowship, and a 2015 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship that will be supporting his PhD graduate studies in Systems Biology at Stanford University. His Honors Thesis under Professor Frank Neubrander was on Matrix Exponentiation without Scaling and Squaring.

International Conference on Harmonic Analysis and Applications

Alex Iosevich, Azita Mayeli and Gestur Olafsson are organizing an International Conference on Harmonic Analysis and Applications in New York City from June 1-5, 2015. The conference is supported by the National Science Foundation. 

LSU Awards for Ambar Sengupta and Stephen Shipman

Ambar Sengupta has received a 2015 LSU Distinguished Faculty Award, and Stephen Shipman has received a 2015 LSU Alumni Association Faculty Excellence Award.

BIRS workshop on modular categories in Oaxaca, Mexico

Richard Ng, Dmitri Nikshych, Eric Rowell and Zhenghan Wang are organizing a Conference on Modular Categories -- Their Representations, Classification, and Applications in Oaxaca, Mexico. The conference is sponsored by the Banff International Research Station.

First Math Saturday: Girls in Mathematics

Masters of the Mathematics Common Core: Girls in Mathematics
Pallavi Dani talks about knots at the first Math Saturday

LSU Math majors enter top PhD programs

2015 Star Graduating Seniors
From left to right: Bruno Beltran (Stanford), Jason Mueller (Bristol), Rachael Keller (Columbia), Paxton Turner (MIT), and Avery St. Dizier (Cornell).

2015 LSU Math graduating seniors will be entering some of the top PhD and Masters programs:

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Math Faculty and Students honored at the 2015 LSU College of Science Convocation

At the 2015 LSU College of Science Convocation the following Math Faculty and Students were honored:

Gestur Olafsson and Stephen Shipman: TAF Undergraduate Teaching Award
Ambar Sengupta: Graduate Teaching Award

Special Issue of Annals of Combinatorics in honor of James Oxley

The recent issue of Annals of Combinatorics has been dedicated to Boyd Professor James Oxley, on the occasion of his sixtieth birthday. The focus of this special issue is matroid theory, a subject to which James contributed most of his over 140 research papers, and on which he wrote the authoritative monograph.

LSU math students perform well on Putnam Competition

LSU students performed well on the annual Putnam Mathematics Competition, which is a prestigious and very challenging six-hour Exam held each December. Over 4000 students from 500+ institutions competed, and more than half of them scored less than 3 points out of a possible 120. LSU had 8 students who earned a positive score, led by Avery St.