2018 Richard Sady Dissertation Prize

Author: Judy Hygema

Leandro Lichtenfelz

Lien Yung Kao

The Richard Sady Dissertation Prize

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.

This year the prize is awarded to Leandro Lichtenfelz and Lien-Yung Kao.

Name Dissertation Title
Lien-Yung Kao Thermodynamic Formalism and its Applications to Deformation Spaces
Leandro Lichtenfelz     The Geometry of the Euler and the Navier-Stokes Equations