Bain Recognized for Service
Graduating senior Meredith Bain has received the Mathematics Department’s Senior Award for Outstanding Community Engagement, in recognition of using her time, talents, and intellect to improve the community.
Multiple Awards to Sudweeks
Graduating senior Jaye Sudweeks has won two NCSU awards: the Mathematics Department’s Senior Award for Outstanding Scholarship and the College of Science’s Outstanding Senior Award for Scholarship.
Hart wins SIAM Prize
Dr. Joseph Hart, Fall 2018 PhD graduate in Applied Mathematics, has won the 2019 SIAM Student Paper Prize.
Basketball Analytics Summit Winners
Mathematics and Statistics undergraduates Sohil Doshi, Graham Pash, Elliott Reece and Jason Thompson participated in the PEIA Basketball Analytics Summit as members of the NCSU Sports Analytics Club.
Bates Wins NSF Grad Fellowship
Savannah Bates, a PhD student in the Biomathematics Graduate Program, was awarded a prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation. Savannah works with Cristina Lanzas (NCSU Veterinary Medicine) on multi-scale modeling of Clostridioides difficile ("C. diff") infection within and between people in a hospital. Congratulations to Savannah on winning this highly competitive award.
Ryan Brandt, Bryant Cox, and Nicolas Labaza 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 2018 event. Among the NCSU contestants, the top three places go to math majors Ryan Brandt, Bryant Cox, and Nicolas Labaza. Congratulations to all!
Department of Mathematics Business Officer Alan Porch has received the 2019 College of Sciences Award for Excellence. The Awards for Excellence recognize notable contributions above and beyond an employee’s normal job responsibilities. These accomplishments are so singularly outstanding that special recognition is justified.
Fenn Named Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor
Teaching Associate Professor of Mathematics Molly Fenn, Assistant Department Head, has earned the title Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor. Others in the department previously recognized by this university-wide award for their high-quality undergraduate teaching are Min Kang, John Griggs, Robert Martin, Moody Chu, Jo-Ann Cohen, Ernest Stitzinger, and Sandra Paur (Emerita).
MA 231 Receives Quality Matters Certification
Quality Matters, a national organization that certifies the quality of online courses, has recognized MA 231 online as meeting its research-based Standards for effective online courses that increase learner engagement, retention and satisfaction, and, ultimately, learner achievement. Congratulations to Molly Fenn, who worked with DELTA to achieve this certification, held by only a few dozen online Calculus courses nationwide.
Teaching Award to Alexanderian
The College of Sciences has named Mathematics Assistant Professor Alen Alexanderian as this year’s winner of the LeRoy and Elva Martin Award for Teaching Excellence. The college-wide award is given to two assistant professors each year: one tenure-track and one non-tenure-track faculty member.