Department of Mathematics
Melanie Wood has been awarded a Sloan Fellowship for 2015. The Sloan Research Fellowships seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise. These two-year fellowships are awarded yearly to 126 researchers in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field.
Shamgar Gurevich was selected as a Vilas Associate. This competition recognizes new and on-going research of the highest quality and significance. Recipients are chosen competitively by the divisional Research Committees on the basis of a detailed proposal.
Shamgar would like to thank his Ph.D. students David Dynerman and Jeff Poskin who helped greatly with the writing of the grant proposal.
Sebastian Roch was selected as a Kavli Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences and was invited to participate in the annual Kavli Frontiers of Science symposium, sponsored by the Kavli Foundation and the National Academy of Sciences, which brings together 50 early-career scientists across scientific disciplines to discuss exciting advances in a broad range of topics.
Jordan Ellenberg discusses Big Data and its impact on business in this Wisconsin Institute for Discovery video short.
Jordan spoke at the Joint Mathematical Meetings in San Antonio, TX as the MAA-AMS Invited Address on January 10, 2015. http://go.wisc.edu/vy638m
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All about the calendar
The Math Department integrates its posted event calendar with the UW's event calendar.
It is posted automatically to our webpage and onto the digital display in the 1st floor lobby.
Events are periodically "harvested" from seminar information pages and added to the UW Math Department calendar.
If there is an event we may have missed, or you'd like added, please fill out this form.
Other pages relating to the calendar, an RSS feed for your Google or Yahoo Calendar, or an iCal feed: