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Andrei Caldararu receives Vilas Associate Award


Andrei Caldararu has been selected for an appointment as a Vilas Associate.

The Vilas Associates Competition recognizes new and ongoing research of the highest quality and significance. Recipients are chosen competitively by the Divisional Research Committees of the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education on the basis of a detailed proposal. 

Congratulations, Andrei

Ramanujan bust to be installed on 9th floor


Jim Zurlo, son of the late Dick Askey,  just donated the bust of Srinivasa Ramanujan to the Mathematics Department. We will put it on 9th floor lounge soon.

Professor Sergey Bolotin Retires


Professor Sergey Bolotin is retiring this fall after 19 years.  He started with the Math department in 2001 as an associate professor, getting full professor status in 2002. 

He’s looking forward to returning to his native Russia and spending time with his wife’s grandchildren, but hasn’t ruled out a return to Madison and the possibility of a return to teaching.  Of Madison, he said he’d miss the wonderful and kind people, who seem to thrive in the cold winters we experience here.

Thomas Kurtz named as a 2020 Fellow of AMS


Congratulations to Professor Emeritus Thomas Kurtz, who has been named as a member of the 2020 Class of AMS Fellows!  He is specifically mentioned for "For research in probability and its applications, especially for contributions to the study of Markov processes." 

Link: http://www.ams.org/profession/ams-fellows/new-fellows

 

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