Department of Mathematics

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Ellenberg Awarded John D. MacArthur Chair


Jordan Ellenberg has been awarded the John D. MacArthur Chair by the Chancellor and Provost offices. This is considered to be one of the most prestigious endowed Chairs on campus, with only a few of them given each year. It is a great honor, not only for Jordan, but also for our Department. We are all very proud of Jordan and fortunate to have him in Madison.

Timo Seppalainen Honored with Mid-Career Award


Timo Seppalainen has been awarded a Vilas Faculty Mid-Career Investigator Award.

The Vilas Mid-Career Investigator award is a campus-wide award that recognizes exceptional scholarly accomplishments. It is funded by the William F. Vilas Trust Estate.

David Sondak Featured by Wisconsin Engineer


David Sondak was the featured professor in the March 2015 Wisconsin Engineer magazine, produced by UW Engineering students.  The article hails his ability to engage with students in his classes, stating "lecture is enough to become ensnared in his contagious passion for math and its relationship with the world." http://wisconsinengineer.com/magazine/1372/1378/

Melanie Matchett Wood Awarded Sloan Fellowship


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.

Gurevich chosen as Vilas Associate


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.

 

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