Winter 2017 Midwest Topology Seminar

February 06, 2017 • Categories: Department Events

When: Saturday, February 11, 2017
Where: University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN, Hayes-Healy Center 127
(Coffee and reception will take place in adjoining Hurley Hall

Professor Emeritus François Ledrappier awarded a Grand Prize from the French Academy of Sciences

November 07, 2016 • Categories: Announcements

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François Ledrappier, Notre Dame professor emeritus of mathematics, Directeur de Recherche with the French CNRS, and member of the Probability and Random Models Laboratory at the Université Paris VI, was recently awarded a Grand Prize of the French Academy of Sciences.

Alex Diaz-Lopez

October 31, 2016 • Categories: Announcements

Alexander Díaz-López

Alex Diaz-Lopez, a recent Notre Dame math PhD, is the first graduate student member of the Notices of the American Mathematics Society Editorial Board. In this capacity he has conducted a series of interviews of prominent mathematicians. The October 2016 issue of the Notices, for example, features his conversation with Field’s Medalist Sir Timothy Gowers. Diaz-Lopez is currently an assistant professor at Swarthmore College.…

2016-2017 Balles Awards

October 17, 2016 • Categories: Announcements and Awards

2016-2017 Balles Awards

Christian Gorski and Benjamin Cote are the 2016/2017 Robert P. Balles University of Notre Dame Mathematics Scholars.
Christian is the Honors Program Mathematics Scholar and Benjamin is the Distinguished Mathematics Scholar.…

2016 Richard Sady Prize

October 17, 2016 • Categories: Announcements

2016 Richard Sady Prize

2nd Year Graduate Student Richard Sady Prize Winner: Jinhe Ye…

Patrick Heslin and Aaron Tyrrell

September 09, 2016 • Categories: Announcements

Aaron Tyrrell And Patrick Heslin

Congratulations to Patrick Heslin and Aaron Tyrrell, who have been jointly awarded the "National University of Ireland Traveling Studentship in Mathematics” for 2016. This year the scholarship honors both Éamon de Valera and the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising. De Valera was a prominent politician and statesman in twentieth-century Ireland. He played an active role in the Easter Rising and in acquiring the independence of Ireland. Most importantly for this honor, de Valera was himself a mathematician in Ireland and the second Chancellor of National University of Ireland.…

Somayeh Vojdani

September 09, 2016 • Categories: Announcements

Somayeh Vojdani

Congratulations to Somayeh Vojdani.  Dr.  Vojdani earned her Ph.D. in mathematics this May and is now leaving Notre Dame to work for Cortica. She will work on understanding images via artificial intelligence.  Good luck!…

Notre Dame topologist awarded The André Lichnerowicz Prize in Poisson geometry

August 30, 2016 • Categories: Announcements and Awards

Pavel Mnev

Pavel Mnev, a new topologist at the College of Science in the department of mathematics, has been awarded The André Lichnerowicz Prize in Poisson geometry. The biennial award is given for outstanding work by a young mathematician in Poisson geometry. “I am very much honored by the award. It is most encouraging to be recognized by such a respected international research society,” said Pavel Mnev. The André Lichnerowicz Prize is named in memory of André Lichnerowicz (1915–1998) whose work was fundamental in establishing Poisson geometry as a branch of mathematics.

Kathleen Ansaldi

July 01, 2016 • Categories: Announcements

Kathleen Ansaldi

Congratulations to Dr. Kathleen Ansaldi for passing her dissertation defense July 1, 2016! We wish you the best of luck at Kalamazoo College next year.

Title: Regularity of TOR, LCM-Duals, and Hilbert Functions

Advisors: Claudia Polini
Examination Committee: Juan Migliore, Sonja Mapes, Sam Evens

Edward Burkard

June 29, 2016 • Categories: Announcements

Edward Burkard

Congratulations to Dr. Edward Burkard for passing his dissertation defense June 28, 2016! We wish you the best of luck at Randolph-Macor College, Ashland, VA next year.

Title: First Steps in Homotopy Results for Symplectic Embeddings of Ellipsoids

Advisors: Richard Hind

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