Ashley Lawson awarded 2018 Truman Scholarship
Math major Ashley Lawson was awarded a 2018 Truman Scholarship. Ashley plans to use the scholarship for graduate school in public administration and development sociology. For more details, please see: https://news.ncsu.edu/2018/04/nc-states-ashley-lawson-receives-truman-scholarship/. Congratulations to Ashley!
Aaron Bardall, Elyse Rogers and Victor Summers selected for 2018-19 NC State PTP program
Congratulations to Aaron Bardall, Elyse Rogers and Victor Summers who have been selected as members of the 2018-19 NC State PTP program, the premier professional development initiative program of our Graduate School.
Zack Morrow, William Reese, Bekah White and Zev Woodstock selected for 2018 NSF Graduate Fellowships
Four students in graduate programs in the Department of Mathematics have been selected for 2018 NSF Graduate Fellowships: Zack Morrow, William Reese, Bekah White and Zev Woodstock.
P. L. Combettes Most Cited in the Area of Minimax Problems
Professor P. L. Combettes is the most cited in the area of minimax problems and the second most cited in the area of equations with nonlinear operators on MathSciNet/Math Reviews, where he totals nearly 3000 citations.
P. L. Combettes invited to be Plenary Speaker at the 23rd International Symposium on Mathematical Programing in Bordeaux
Professor P. L. Combettes will be a plenary speaker at the 23rd International Symposium on Mathematical Programing in Bordeaux, July 1-6, 2018 (https://ismp2018.sciencesconf.org/). Professor Combettes is an expert in nonlinear analysis and optimization.
P. L. Combettes Invited to be Keynote Speaker at the 2018 SIAM Great Lakes Section Annual Meeting
Professor P. L. Combettes will be a keynote speaker at the 2018 SIAM Great Lakes Section Annual Meeting in Detroit on April 21, 2018 (http://hli.wayne.edu/conferences/glsiam2018/main.html). Professor Combettes is a Distinguished Professor in Mathematics, and IEEE Fellow.
Professor Ralph Smith elected SIAM Fellow 2018
Professor Ralph Smith (Distinguished Professor of Mathematics) has been elected as a SIAM Fellow: Class of 2018 for his contributions in uncertainty quantification and materials science. The SIAM Fellows Program honors SIAM members who are recognized by their peers as distinguished for their contributions to the discipline. Congratulations to Professor Smith for this prestigious achievement.
Shanghai Summer Programs
University of Shanghai for Science and Technology is currently targeting students from North Carolina State University to participate in our summer 2018 intense academic and internship programs. Our university is looking for young professionals, who are eager to develop their business and tech skills, boost their CV, enrich culturally, and gain invaluable experience.
The application deadline for the summer 2018 Academic Packways program is April 2. This 2-day program (May 17 and 18) is a professional development program for NC State postdocs and late-stage PhD candidates interested in pursuing a faculty career.
Bryant Cox, Neil Dey, and Grant Barkley Win Top 3
The William Lowell Putnam Competition is a preeminent mathematics competition for undergraduate college students in the United States and Canada. Fifteen NCSU students participated in the 2017 event. Among the NCSU contestants, the top three places go to math majors Bryant Cox, Neil Dey, and Grant Barkley.