Department of Mathematics

University of Mississippi

2008–2009

Posted on: May 8th, 2014 by

Four students defended their PhD dissertations, two defended their MS theses, and two more defended their senior theses in Spring of 2009.

Professor Andrew Odlyzko of the University of Minnesota gave the 2009 Dalrymple Lecture on Thursday, April 2 (abstract).

Our graduate student Sam Watson has been awarded the Gates Cambridge Scholarship.

Ole Miss Undergraduate Mathematics Team (Cameron Byrum, Catherine Putnam, George Rochardson, and Matt Stephenson) ranked 3rd at the 2009 LA/MS MAA meeting mathematics competition.

Catherine Putnam won the 2nd prize on the undergraduate paper competition at the 2009 LA/MS MAA meeting.

Three new faculty Micah B. Milinovich, Erwin Miña-Díaz, and Sandra Spiroff joined the Department in 2008.

Dang obtained an NSF REU grant (DMS-0809018-supplemental project of her NSF grant DMS-0707074 as a Co-PI with H. Peng).