Department of Mathematics

Van Vleck Hall, 480 Lincoln Drive, Madison, WI

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Jun Yin Awarded Morningside Medal

Jun Yin was just awarded the Morningside Silver Medal of Mathematics at the opening ceremony of the 7th international Congress of Chinese Mathematicians in Beijing! The medal is awarded every three years to exceptional mathematicians of Chinese descent under the age of 45.

Congratulations to Jun for this very well deserved award!! 

Description and a list of past recipients can be found here


Timo Seppalainen Named Van Vleck Chair of Mathematics

Dean Scholz has named Timo Seppalainen the John and Abigail Van Vleck Chair of Mathematics! The endowed Chair is awarded by the College in recognition of his tremendous accomplishments in Mathematics and his contributions to the Department  and the College of Letters & Science. The Chair carries research support for five years and he will retain the title for the rest of his career in Madison.

Georgia Benkart presents vodcast on Emmy Noether

UW Professor Emerita Georgia Benkart presented on Emmy Noether at the Institute for Advanced Studies at Princeton on May 6, 2016

Melanie Matchett Wood Featured in Wisconsin State Journal

In a special insert called Fueling Discovery, published by the Wisconsin State Journal on 5/8/2016, our own Melanie Matchett Wood wrote an article describing her research to discover mathematical approaches to how particles move in space.  For more information, please see page 20 of


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