# News

## Andrew Putman Award

### May 18, 2017 • Categories: Announcements and Awards

**Andrew Putman**, professor of mathematics, received a CAREER Award while at Rice University for “The Topology of Infinite Groups.” Putman also joined the Notre Dame faculty in 2016 and has the goal of using representation theory to study the stable cohomology – or a sequence of abelian groups associated to a topological space – of these groups and their subgroups.…

## A Moment of Science with David Galvin

### May 02, 2017 • Categories: Announcements

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.…

## 2017 Richard Sady Prize: Weijia Wang

### April 28, 2017 • Categories: Announcements and Awards

**The 2017 Richard Sady Prize **- Weijia Wang

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.…

## 2017 Math Major Scholarships and Fellowships

### April 28, 2017 • Categories: Announcements and Awards

Three undergraduate math majors at Notre Dame were recently recognized with prestigious national awards.

Sreeraahul Kancherla, a senior, was awarded an National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship which he will use to pursue a PhD in Economics at Berkeley.…

## Women Lead 2017

### March 09, 2017 • Categories: Announcements

Tomorrow belongs to the bold. Notre Dame is proud to celebrate women whose scholarship and leadership are empowering change in the global community.

Read about seven female professors from each of our Colleges and Schools here…

## 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…

## Notre Dame mathematician named AMS fellow

### November 29, 2016 • Categories: Announcements and Awards

Sergei Starchenko, professor of mathematics, was recently named a fellow in the American Mathematical Society for 2017.

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

### November 07, 2016 • Categories: Announcements

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

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.…