CMND Hosts 1000th Conference Participant

December 04, 2017 • Categories: Announcements

Cmnd16 Conf Pic

The Center for Math at ND sponsored its seventh annual thematic program this summer.  Collectively, these conferences have welcomed to campus over 1000 participants whose home institutions are spread across 34 countries, 43 states, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia.  Congratulations and thank you to center director Claudia Polini, center administrator Lisa Driver and to all the organizers of the thematic programs.…

Brian Hall: Science Exploration Series

November 09, 2017 • Categories: Announcements

Penrose Tiles

Title: Forbidden Symmetries, Penrose Tiles, and the Nobel Prize

Professor Brian Hall gave a lecture for the Science Exploration Series before the Wake Forest vs. Notre Dame game on Saturday, November 4, 2017. The talk was held in the Jordan Hall of Science with 75 students, faculty, as well as game day visitors.…

2017/2018 Balles Award

October 18, 2017 • Categories: Announcements

2017/2018 Balles Award

Honors Program: Christian Hokaj
Distinguished Scholar: Colleen Halpin


Robert P. Balles is a retired California Community College mathematics professor, retired businessman, and private investor. His mission is to recognize and reward the most outstanding mathematics majors entering their senior year at the University of Notre Dame.…

2017 Richard Sady Prize: Timothy Warner

October 18, 2017 • Categories: Announcements

Timothy Warner

2017 Richard Sady Prize: Timothy Warner

Each year the department presents the Richard Sady Prize to our best second year graduate student based on his/her performance in the basic courses he/she took in their first year. Richard Sady was a graduate student in our department and received his Ph.D. in Mathematics in 1977. He then was an assistant professor at Pembroke State University in North Carolina where he died in 1982. He was beloved by many here. This fund was established in his name.…

Topology and Quantum Field Theory

October 06, 2017 • Categories: Announcements

Advancing Our Vision: Topology and Quantum Field Theory


“Topology and Quantum Field Theory”

This is a new research group to explore the intersection of mathematics and physics, with a focus on faculty hires to help generate discoveries in quantum field theory that fuel progress in computer science, theoretical physics and topology. This group is led by Stephan Stolz

Director of Graduate Studies Award: Peter Cholak

July 27, 2017 • Categories: Announcements and Awards

Peter Cholak

Peter Cholak is this year’s Director of Graduate Studies Award winner. A professor of mathematics, Dr. Cholak will be honored for his thoughtful and dedicated focus on student recruitment, the development of numerous initiatives to foster community among graduate students, and his success in encouraging students to apply for and win competitive fellowships.…

Kyle Gannon: Chateaubriand Fellowship

June 22, 2017 • Categories: Announcements

Kyle Gannon

Kyle Gannon was awarded the  prestigious Chateaubriand Fellowship.

The Chateaubriand Fellowship is a grant offered by the Embassy of France in the United States. It supports outstanding Ph.D. students from American universities who wish to conduct research in France for a period ranging from 4 to 9 months. Chateaubriand fellows are selected through a merit-based competition, through a collaborative process involving expert evaluators in both countries.

A Moment of Science with David Galvin

May 02, 2017 • Categories: Announcements

David Galvin

Math professor and Shilts-Leonard Teaching Award winnder David Galvin delivered a fifteen minute Moment of Science talk to hundreds of middle and high school students in San Antonio Texas in connection with the 2016 Notre Dame's Shamrock Series game. His fifteen minute Moment of Science talk is an excellent introduction to what mathematicians do.…

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