Awards received by members of the department
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!
Dean Ferreyra appointed four new named professors:
Congratulations to Pat, Gestur, Len, and Peter on their richly deserved recognition.
Robert Perlis has been appointed the Cecil "Pete" Taylor Alumni Professor.
Debra Kopcso received the George H. Deer Distinguished Teacher Award.
The 2006 Betti and Robert Giles Senior Math Award goes to Edgar A. Mollere.
The following major awards and named professorships were given to the departmental personnel in 2005: