# Math featured at IU Science Fest 2021

After going virtual in 2020, Science Fest returned to campus this year on Saturday, October 9.

After going virtual in 2020, Science Fest returned to campus this year on Saturday, October 9.

IU Mathematics Zorn postdoctoral fellow Dr. Victoria Noquez will appear on The CW channel’s television show ``Penn & Teller: Fool Us’’

In partnership with the Hamilton-Lugar School of Global and International Studies (HLSGIS) and the Center of Excellence for Women in Technology, the Math Department co-sponsored a virtual screening of the film “Secrets of the Surface: the Mathematical Vision of Maryam Mirzakhani” as part of IU Cinema’s Collaborative Creations program.

The 2021 Mathematics Alumni Newletter is now available.

The 2021 Mathematics Alumni Newletter is now available.

IU Mathematics faculty member Julia Plavnik awarded Simons Collaboration Grant on Global Categorical Symmetries

Three IU Mathematics PhD students are working as paid interns for diverse regional industries this summer.

Dóminique Kemp is the first African-American to earn a PhD in mathematics at Indiana University.

An activity driven approach to understanding the game-theoretic aspects of voting procedures, districting, and district apportionment.

2021 Math Awards Ceremony

2021 Math Awards Ceremony recorded video

Mathematics Distinguished Professor Michael Larsen has been invited to speak at the 2022 International Congress of Mathematicians, to be held in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Distinguished Professor David Fisher, the Ruth N. Halls Professor of Mathematics, has been invited to speak at the 2022 International Congress of Mathematicians, to be held in St. Petersburg, Russia

IU team wins Actuary case study challenge

Zorn postdoctoral fellow Dr. Colleen Delaney has earned one of four 2021 IU Faculty Excellence in Mentoring Awards.

David Fisher, Ruth N. Halls Professor of Mathematics, is named to Distinguished rank

IU Math faculty member Professor Russell Lyons was named a 2021 Simons Fellow.

“M106 Coordinator” position.

“Basic Skills Coordinator” position.

Larry Moss, who is co-teaching a course this Fall on "Math and Democracy" with Professor Armando Razo from Political Science, will deliver a webcast: "What Is a Fair Election? And What Does Math Have to Do with It?"

Indiana University math graduate John Brown was chosen by the Knowles Teacher Initiative as a member of its 2020 Cohort of Teaching Fellows.

IU mathematics alum Eric Langowski '18 was interviewed recently by the College's Walter Center as part of its series "All Careers Considered" podcast, produced in conjunction with the Themester on Democracy.

The 2020 Mathematics Alumni Newletter is now available.

Suzanne Weekes, an IUB math alum, is the new executive director of SIAM, the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

Ruth N. Halls Professor of Mathematics David Fisher will be a Simons Fellow in the Mathematical Sciences for the upcoming academic year.

Liz Dietrich and Kelli Michaels are on this year's list of winners

Congratulations to our 2020 graduates from the Department of Mathematics!

2020 Annual Mathematics Awards Presentation Video

2020 Annual Mathematics Awards Presentation

Paolo Piersanti, who will join our faculty this fall as a Zorn Postdoctoral Fellow, was selected by the Hong Kong Mathematical Society as this year's winner of its best thesis award.

Mathematics Senior Lecturer Linda McKinley wins Indiana MAA Distinguished Teaching Award

Dr. Colleen Delaney, a Zorn Fellow in the Department of Mathematics, has been awarded an NSF postdoctoral research fellowship.

IU Math faculty member Dylan Thurston has been elected as Member at Large of the American Math Society Council

Math major Tom Sweeney is one of 46 recipients of the scholarship in 2020

A recent gift to Northwestern will create a new endowed chair in the Department of Mathematics — the Madan Lal Puri Professorship.

Kevin Zumbrun, newly elected to fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Mathematics and physics major Julian Gass was awarded a Goldwater Scholarship.

IU Math faculty member Matthias Weber and Jiangmei Wu of Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design have submitted a proposal for artwork in the new Trades District.

The National Science Foundation held a video contest that allowed NSF-supported researchers to showcase their work in a way that is exciting and accessible to a broad audience. Larry Moss's submission, Math Inspired by Inference, was a semifinalist. To vote for your favorite entry for the People's Choice Award, visit: https://wearemathematics2019.skild.com/skild2/wearemathematics2019/viewEntryVoting.action

Anthony Coniglio, a senior at Indiana University Bloomington, is one of 16 Churchill Scholars for the 2019-20 academic year.

Zorn Postdoctoral Fellow Andrea Giorgini wins the Cuozzo Prize

2017 Math alumna Jennifer Huang has been named a 2018 Rhodes Scholar.

David Fisher's work on Zimmer's conjecture explained for a popular audience in Quanta.

All American finalists and semifinalists in the Society of Actuaries Challenge of 2018 are from Indiana!

Linda McKinley received the 2018 Gordon Faculty Award.

Nam Le will receive a 2018 Outstanding Junior Faculty Award from Indiana University.

The Department of Mathematics at Indiana University Bloomington has one of the longest-running Research Experiences for Undergraduates programs in the nation.

Pending budget approval, the Department of Mathematics seeks applications for at least one Zorn Research Postdoctoral Fellowships beginning in the Fall of 2018.

Work on Zimmer's Conjecture by department faculty member David Fisher with Aaron Brown and Sebastian Hurtado Salazar will be the subject of an Institute of Pure and Applied Mathematics workshop January 22-26 at UCLA.

Ciprian Demeter is an invited speaker at the 2018 International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) which will be held August 1 - 9, 2018 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

James Davis was elected into the 2018 Class of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society for contributions to geometric topology, especially through surgery theory, and for exposition.

The Department of Mathematics seeks applications for a tenured or tenure-track position with appointment beginning in Fall 2018.

Work on Zimmer's Conjecture by department faculty member David Fisher with Aaron Brown and Sebastian Hurtado Salazar was the subject of a Bourbaki Seminar in October presented by Serge Canat.

Mathematics and Economics (B.A. ’07, Economics, Mathematics) Alumna Elizabeth Oats is featured in the new *The College Magazine* "20 under 40" feature.

Asaf Nachmias, Ron Peled, and Yuval Peres have organized a conference, Elegance in Probability, to honor Indiana University mathematician Russ Lyons's 60th birthday.

The company 84.51(degrees), headquartered in Cincinnati, does the analytics for Kroger. The weekend after the first week of class, they sponsored a "hackathon"--an overnight coding event.

Work on the Vinogradov Mean Value Theorem by department faculty member Ciprian Demeter with Larry Guth and Jean Bourgain was the subject of a Bourbaki Seminar in June presented by Lillian Pierce.

The Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics at UCLA is sponsoring a workshop on the breakthrough mathematical approaches to Zimmer's Conjectures developed by IU Professor David Fisher and mathematical colleagues Aaron Brown and Sebastian Hurtado Salazar.

Kevin Zumbrun has been selected as a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Class of 2017.

Baptiste Dejean, of Indiana University Bloomington, was named a 2017 Goldwater Scholar.

Two Mathematics Department faculty were selected as AMS Fellows, Class of 2017.

Blake Barker won the Richard C. DiPrima prize from the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics for his PhD thesis written here under the direction of Professor Kevin Zumbrun.

Boucher Professor Vladimir Turaev and Alexis Virelizier have won the 2016 Ferran Sunyer i Balaguer Prize for their monograph Monoidal Categories and Topological Field Theory.

Thomas Dauer was honored with a Provost's Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Award for his work with mentor Professor Marlies Gerber.

Eric Bedford and Jean-Pierre Demailly were awarded the 2015 Stefan Bergman Prize.

Assistant professors in astronomy, art history, mathematics, public affairs and sociology have been named as Indiana University Bloomington’s Outstanding Junior Faculty for the 2015-16 academic year.

Professor Emeritus William Ziemer has won the 2016 Journal of the Mathematical Society of Japan Outstanding Paper Prize for his article "Aspects of area formulas by way of Luzin, Rado and Reichelderfer on metric measure spaces," co-authored with Niko Marola.

Two Indiana University mathematicians have been named 2016 fellows of the American Mathematical Society for their outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication and utilization of mathematics.

Prof. Dr. James F. Davis to work on the classification of high dimensional manifolds

IU mathematician honored for best paper in partial differential equations.

Michael Mandell, a professor of mathematics at Indiana University Bloomington's College of Arts and Sciences, has been named a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society.

Indiana University College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Research Scholar and Professor Emeritus of Mathematics Madan L. Puri received one of the American Statistical Association’s most prestigious honors.

John H. Ewing, President of Math for America, is the 2013-14 Horace Mann Medalist. Given annually by Brown’s Graduate School at Commencement, the medal honors an alumnus or alumna who has made significant contributions in his or her field, inside or outside of academia.

IU's newest mathematician receives Vietnam's highest honor in field for young academics.

Vladimir Touraev, a Russian high school math teacher in the mid-1970s who 30 years later would become the first named professor in the Indiana University Department of Mathematics, has been awarded over $2.7 million to establish a new mathematics laboratory in Russia.

Described as “among the five best and most influential applied mathematicians alive today,” Temam is credited with defining the domain of discourse in several large areas of applied mathematics, including numerical computation of fluid flows, slow dynamics and inertial manifolds, turbulence theory, and climate modeling.

Indiana University Bloomington has been awarded over $614,000 by the National Science Foundation to recruit, support and retain undergraduate students majoring in astronomy, biology, chemistry, mathematics and physics over the next five years.

Indiana University Bloomington’s Department of Mathematics led all other math departments at U.S. higher learning institutions with four faculty members selected this year as Fellows of the American Mathematical Society.

Charles Livingston, Professor of Mathematics, has been credited by his peers with teaching the most diverse set of courses in the history of the department -- 38 courses with distinct catalog numbers -- has received the Distinguished Teaching Award from the Indiana Section of the Mathematical Association of America.

The rank of distinguished professor, the most prestigious academic appointment Indiana University can bestow upon its faculty, was created by the IU Board of Trustees in 1967. The title is conferred by the university president with approval of the board.

Michael Larsen, an Indiana University Distinguished Professor in the College of Arts and Sciences' Department of Mathematics, has received the E.H. Moore Research Article Prize from the American Mathematical Society.

The AMS Fellows program seeks to create an enlarged class of mathematicians recognized by their peers as distinguished for their contributions to the profession and to honor excellence.

Indiana University Bloomington alumnus Yun William Yu has been named a 2012 Hertz Fellow.

Shouhong Wang, a professor in the IU College of Arts and Sciences' Department of Mathematics, and Tian Ma, a professor at Sichuan University, suggest the law of energy and momentum conservation in spacetime is valid only when normal matter, dark matter and dark energy are all taken into account.

Indiana University senior John R. Brown has been named a 2012 Gates Cambridge Scholar.

The American Association for the Advancement of Science has awarded the distinction of Fellow to a record 10 Indiana University faculty members this year.

An Indiana University Bloomington mathematician's recently published critique of a highly publicized study on obesity being socially contagious is now also garnering international attention.

A mathematician in the Indiana University College of Arts and Sciences is being credited with resolving a 65-year-old problem in combinatorial geometry that sought to determine the minimum number of distinct distances between any finite set of points in a plane.

Esther Uduehi, a senior at Indiana University Bloomington majoring in chemistry and mathematics, has been named a Rhodes Scholar for 2011.

Setting a record for the university, four Indiana University Bloomington undergraduates have been selected to receive Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships this year.

Roger M. Temam, was named to the SIAM Fellows, Class of 2009, for his contributions to differential equations, numerical analysis, and the Navier-Stokes equations.

IU's Mutembwa selected 2010 Rhodes Scholar

This award, also known as the W. George Pinnell Award for Outstanding Service, honors faculty members who are considered to be shining examples of dedication and excellence in service to others.

A newly arrived mathematician to Indiana University has been named among 118 young scientists, economists and mathematicians as an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow.

Mathematicians Land Top Spot in New Ranking of Best and Worst Occupations in the U.S.

Yun William Yu, a 19-year-old Indiana University student, this spring will graduate Phi Beta Kappa with majors in chemistry, mathematics and Germanic studies has been named a 2009 Marshall Scholar by the British government.

David Fisher, an associate professor at Indiana University, is a mathematician with broad interests in analysis, dynamics, and geometry.

The Bolyai Institute of the University of Szeged is pleased to announce hereby that the Béla Szőkefalvi-Nagy Medal for the year 2007 has been awarded to Hari Bercovici.

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