Awards received by members of the department
The McGehee Award for Excellent Research by a Junior Faculty Member will be awarded this year jointly to Pramod Achar and Hongchao Zhang. This award was established to honor Carruth McGehee on his retirement. The area of the award rotates between Mathematics; Humanities and the Social Sciences; and Natural Sciences. The first winner of the award was Milen Yakimov in 2009.
Irina Holmes was awarded an NSF Postdoc Fellowship. She received her PhD in 2014 at LSU under Ambar Sengupta.
Austin Scirratt is a recipient of the Alumni Association Teaching Assistant Award 2016 in recognition of his outstanding teaching ability and service to students. He will be presented with a one-time cash award of $1,000 and an inscribed plaque. This is the second year in a row that someone from the Math Department has won this award.
From left to right: Matthew Barnes, Jun Peng, Amer Darweesh, Abiti Adili, and Eric Bucher.
Simon Pfeil is a recipient of the Alumni Association Teaching Assistant Award 2015 in recognition of his outstanding teaching ability and service to students.
Graduate Math Students Awards
Departmental Service Award
- George Cochran received the departmental Service Award
Faculty who won LSU Awards
From left: Myron Minn-Thu-Aye, Laura Rider, Joel Geiger, Timothy Shatley, Jesse Taylor, Jake Blanton, Jacob Matherne, and Irina Holmes
Departmental Fall 2012 Awards
- Laura Rider received Pasquale Porcelli Award for Graduate Research Excellence.
- Yi Zhang received Pasquale Porcelli Certificate of Research Excellence.
- Jacob Blanton and Jesse Taylor received David Oxley Graduate Student Teaching Award.
- Joel Geiger, Irina Holmes, Jacob Matherne, Myron Minn-Thu-Aye, and Timothy Shatley received Certificates of Teaching Excellence.
- Professor Jacek Cygan was recognized for his 31.5 years of distinguished service to the department upon his retirement.
Congratulations to all!