# IU Team Semi-Finalists in the Society of Actuaries Challenge 2018

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

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.

The 2017 Mathematics Alumni Newletter is now available.

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.

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

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

- College of Arts & Sciences
- Department of Mathematics