Department of Mathematics

University of Mississippi
  • SandraSpiroffScienceCafe2015
    UM Math Professor Sandra Spiroff gives a wide audience talk on "Unique Factorization and a Roll of the Dice" at Oxford Science Café, an initiative to share scientific topics with Oxford's community.
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    Prof. Brian Conrey, Executive Director of the American Institute of Mathematics, delivers the 2015 Dalrymple Lecture.
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    Math Ph.D. student Janet Nakarmi (right) is the recipient of a Graduate Student Achievement Award from the College of Liberal Arts. Janet's work in Statistics is supervised by Prof. Hailin Sang (left).
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    Siblings Emily and Michael Zhang won the 1st Place (team competition) of the High School Math Tournament organized on October, 2014, by faculty members Sasa Kocic and Samuel Lisi. Emily also got the 1st Place in the individual modality.
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    EleanorAnthonyPMETalk
    Math major Eleanor Anthony delivers a Pi Mu Epsilon talk about her research on text recognition.
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    Prof. Tom Alberts, from the University of Utah, delivers an Analysis Seminar talk on random spectral measures and circular Beta ensembles.
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    Prof. Andrei Martinez-Finkelshtein, from the University of Almeria, Spain, gives a colloquium talk on "random matrix models, non-intersecting random paths, and the Riemann-Hilbert analysis".
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    UM Math graduate Samuel Watson (currently a Ph.D. candidate at M.I.T.), delivers a talk in our Graduate Student Seminar.
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    Announcements
    Jeremy Clark and Thái Hoàng Lê join the department as new tenure-track assistant professors, and Pengfei Zhang as new visiting assistant professor.
    Recent mathematics Ph.D. graduate Chris Schwanke has been awarded a postdoctoral fellowship at North-West University in Potchefstroom, South Africa for the next one-to-three years. Tentative plans have been made for Chris to collaborate with Professor Emeritus Koos Grobler as well as postdoctoral fellows Miek Messerschmidt and Marten Wortel.
    Prof. Brian Conrey, Executive Director of the American Institute of Mathematics, will deliver the 2015 Dalrymple Lecture in Mathematics, on April 9th, at 6:30 PM, Overby Center Auditorium. The abstract of his talk can be read here. Prof. Conrey is also a Professor of Mathematics at the University of Bristol, England, and a recipient of the 2008 Levi L. Conant Prize from the American Mathematical Society for his outstanding expository paper "The Riemann Hypothesis".
    Mathematics Ph.D. student Janet Nakarmi is the recipient of the 2015 Graduate Student Achievement Award from the College of Liberal Arts. She is one of only two recipients chosen from the departments of Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Mathematics, and Physics and Astronomy.
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