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2019/2020 Undergraduate Awards

April 08, 2020 • Categories: Awards

The Department of Mathematics Proudly Presents 2019/2020 Undergraduate Awards

Robert P. Balles Notre Dame Mathematics Scholar
Honors:
Love Osunnuga, Math Major: Alfonse Murphy


Norman and Beatrice Haaser Mathematics Scholarship:
Matthew Ingwersen, Sophia Kardadi, Matthew Schoenbauer, and Mikhail Sweeney


George Kolettis Award in Mathematics:


2020 Barry Goldwater Scholar: Alex Kokot

March 30, 2020 • Categories: Awards and Announcements

Alex Kokot

The 2020 Barry Goldwater Scholarship is awarded to Alex Kokot. Alex's career goal is as a Ph.D. in mathematics and to participate in research in allied fields such as mathematics, chemistry, and engineering. His key focus is on implementation and application of advanced techniques in mathematics.…


Bergman Prize: Mei-Chi Shaw

February 14, 2020 • Categories: Awards and Announcements

Mei-Chi Shaw

Mei-Chi Shaw receives Bergman Prize

Mei-Chi Shaw, University of Notre Dame, is awarded the Bergman Prize for her many contributions to several complex variables, partial differential equations, and Cauchy-Riemann geometry. She is being especially recognized for her seminal work on the analysis of the ∂ and ∂b  


2019 Trjitzinsky Award

October 18, 2019 • Categories: Awards and Announcements

University of Notre Dame student receives 2019 Trjitzinsky Award

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The American Mathematical Society (AMS) has made $3,000 awards to eight undergraduate students through the Waldemar J. Trjitzinsky Memorial Fund, which is made possible by a bequest from the estate of Waldemar J., Barbara G., and Juliette Trjitzinsky.


2019 Richard Sady Prize

October 17, 2019 • Categories: Awards

Birkett Richard 2019 Sady Prize

2019 Richard Sady Prize: Richard Birkett

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.…


2019 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Awards

May 09, 2019 • Categories: Awards

2019 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Awards

 

Gallagher Petersen Oconnor 2019

Notre Dame seniors Katherine Gallagher (honors math) and Daniel O'Connor (economics) have been awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships for next year. Gallagher will be at Cambridge studying math on a Marshall Scholarship next year, and she'll then use the NSF Award to pursue a PhD in Math at the University of Chicago. O'Connor will enter the PhD program in economics at MIT next year.…


2019 Shilts/Leonard Teaching Award

May 01, 2019 • Categories: Awards and Announcements

2019 Shilts/Leonard Teaching Award to Dennis Snow

Dennis Snow

Congratulations to Dennis Snow, Professor of Mathematics and the recipient of the 2019 Father James L. Shilts, C.S.C. and Gene Leonard Teaching Award. This award, bestowed annually on a faculty member in the College of Science, is named in honor of Father James Shilts, C.S.C., who taught at Notre Dame in the Department of Physics from 1961 until his death in 1982, and was endowed in 1984 by Dr. Eugene T. Leonard III in memory of his parents Dr. Eugene and Doris Leonard. Dr. Leonard was a member of the Science Advisory Council from 1976 until 1991. The award recognizes a faculty member who has demonstrated sustained excellence in teaching.

2019 Richard Sady Dissertation Prize

April 24, 2019 • Categories: Awards and Announcements

The Richard Sady Dissertation Prize

James Quigley

The Richard Sady Dissertation Prize is for the best dissertation as judged by the graduate committee. 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.…


Riverbend Community Math Center

April 17, 2019 • Categories: Announcements

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Several faculty in Notre Dame Math collaborate on projects with the Riverbend Community Math Center.  RCMC is a South Bend area non-profit aimed at improving and enhancing all aspects of K12 math education. Some of its activity was featured recently in this


2018 Putnam Competition

March 28, 2019 • Categories: Announcements

Congratulations to this year's Putnam Team!  The Notre Dame Team for the 2018 Putnam Examination consisted of Yuxin Lin, Matthew Schoenbauer, and Ting Gong.  This year's team scored a combined score of 78 for a national rank of 31 out of 568 participating schools.  This is a great achievement! Additionally we had a number of students who scored above 10 points: Aram Rashduni and Ting Gong; above 20 points: Enhao Feng, Matthew Schoenbauer;  and Yuxin Lin who scored 40 points and is ranked 224 nationally amongst all test takers. Special mention goes to Yuxin Lin and Ting Gong who ranked top 20 nationally at the Virginia Tech math competition.


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