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Awards

Awards received by members of the department

Jintao Cui Receives a 2009 SIAM Student Paper Prize

Jintao Cui, a doctoral student of Professor Susanne Brenner, received student paper prizes awarded at the 2009 SIAM SEAS Spring Meeting held in Columbia, SC. The selection committee was very impressed with his presentation of his research, as well as the contributions his research has made to mathematics.

Jasson Vindas Wins National Award

Congratulations to Jasson Vindas, doctoral student of Ricardo Estrada, who has been awarded the Costa Rica Young Scientist Award. The prize is rotated among the different scientific areas, and is given to a young mathematician every 4 years. The first math winner, in 1992, also has an LSU connection.

George Cochran receives MAA Sectional Distinguished Teaching Award

Professor George Cochran received the Mathematical Association of America’s (MAA) Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics from the Louisiana/Mississippi sections of the MAA. Nationwide, twenty-four mathematicians receive Sectional Distinguished Teaching Awards. Dr. Cochran will be the nominee from the Louisiana/Mississippi section for the national MAA Distinguished Teaching Award and will give an hour address at the 2009 meeting MAA meeting of the Louisiana/Mississippi section.

Fall 2007 Awards

Pasquale Porcelli Award for Graduate Research Excellence
Jasson Vindas
David Oxley Memorial Graduate Student Teaching Award
Leah Childers
Certificate of Teaching Excellence
Jeremy Aikin
Julius Esunge
Silvia Jimenez
Brad Adams

Susanne Brenner Receives Humboldt Research Award

Susanne Brenner received a prestigious Humboldt Research Award in recognition of lifetime achievement. The story (732KB PDF) appears on page 1007 of the September issue of the Notices of the American Mathematical Society.

LSU Math Student Received Goldwater Scholarship

Senior mathematics major Nickolas VanMeter received Goldwater Scholarship.

Spring 2007 Awards

LSU Awards

LSU Alumni Association Teaching Assistant Award
Julius Esunge
TIAA-CREF Service Learning Fellow Award
Robert Perlis
Tiger Athletic Foundation Undergraduate Teaching Award
Dottie Vaughn

Departmental Awards

Pasquale Porcelli Award for Graduate Academic Excellence
Anna Zemlyanova
Betti and Robert Giles Senior Math Award
Daniel Whitman
Pasquale Porcelli Senior Undergraduate Scholarship
Brittan Farmer
Pasquale Porcelli Junior Undergraduate Scholarship
Rodrigo Farnham
David Oxley Memorial Graduate Student Teaching Award
Tanya Lueder
Certificate of Teaching Excellence
Jens Christensen
Fareed Hawwa
Piotr Maciak
Lisa Warshauer
Departmental Service Award
Jimmie Lawson

Award-Winning Research Paper

Dr. Yongdo Lim (LSU PhD graduate in 1996) won a prize from the Korean Mathematics Society for the best paper of the year by a Korean mathematician. The prize was for his paper Birkhoff formula for conformal compressions of symmetric cones, which appeared in the American Journal of Mathematics, Vol 125 (2003),167-182. Congratulations to Yongdo Lim!

Gilmer, Olafsson, Richardson, and Wolenski Appointed Named Professors

Dean Ferreyra apointed four new named pofessors:

Perlis Appointed Alumni Professor

Robert Perlis has been appointed the Cecil "Pete" Taylor Alumni Professor.