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Awards

Awards received by members of the department

AMS Simons Travel Grant for Riley Casper

Riley Casper 

W. Riley Casper, LSU Math Postdoc, is one of 73 receipients nationwide of a 2018 AMS Simons Travel Grant. The grant provides travel support over a two-year period. Riley Casper received his Ph.D. in 2017 from the University of Washington. His research interests lie in noncommutative algebra, algebraic geometry, integrable systems, orthogonal polynomials, spectral theory, and geophysical fluid dynamics.

2018 Spring Awards and Recognitions

National and International Recognitions

LSU Awards and Recognitions

Departmental Awards and Recognitions

SIAM Student Chapter Recognition for Jerome Weston

Jerome Weston Jerome Weston received a 2018 SIAM Student Chapter Certificate of Recognition. It is awarded annually by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics to the member who had the greatest contribution to the chapter in the previous year(s).  Jerome Weston will complete his Ph.D. this August under the tutelage of Professor Michael Malisoff.

LSU has a very active SIAM chapter that is mentored by Professor Susanne C. Brenner.

LSU Alumni Association Faculty Excellence Award for Karl Mahlburg

Karl Mahlburg

Professor Karl Mahlburg received a 2018 LSU Alumni Association Faculty Excellence Award for outstanding research, teaching, and service. Karl Mahlburg joined the LSU Math Department in 2011.

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.

Milen Yakimov named AMS Fellow

Milen Yakimov Professor Milen Yakimov is part of the 2018 class of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society.

The AMS recognized his contributions to noncommutative algebra and service to the community. This year the AMS selected 63 new fellows from its 30,000 members.

Milen Yakimov joined the LSU Math Department in 2008. He is the Michael F. and Roberta Nesbit McDonald Professor.

LSU Mathematics

New Faculty 2017

New Faculty

Assistant Professor Aynur Bulut (left) received her Ph.D. in 2011 from UT Austin. She was member of the Institute for Advanced Study from 2011-13, Postdoctoral Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan from 2013-2016, and she spent 2016-17 at Princeton University. Her research interests lie in PDE.

2017 SEC Faculty Achievement Award for Susanne C. Brenner

Susanne Brenner

Professor Susanne C. Brenner is among the fourteen 2017 SEC Faculty Achievement Awardees. These awards honor one individual from each SEC university who has excelled in teaching, research and scholarship.

Susanne C. Brenner is the Nicholson Professor of Mathematics, and an AMS, SIAM and AAAS Fellow.