News

Feb 6, 2019

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.

Feb 4, 2019

Saibaba receives CAREER award

Assistant Professor of Mathematics Arvind Saibaba has received a prestigious CAREER award from the National Science Foundation for his project "Fast and Accurate Algorithms for Uncertainty Quantification in Large-Scale Inverse Problems.” The NSF program supports early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization. Other recent CAREER recipients are David Papp, Lorena Bociu, Seth Sullivant, and Agnes Szanto.

Feb 4, 2019

Papp receives CAREER award

Assistant Professor of Mathematics David Papp has received a prestigious CAREER award from the National Science Foundation, for his project "Large-Scale Optimization Problems with Applications in Emerging Radiotherapy Modalities."

Nov 28, 2018

Ipsen and Kelley named Fellows of AAAS

Mathematics Professors Ilse Ipsen and Tim Kelley have been named Fellows of the American Association for Advancement of Science. They are two of the four NCSU faculty among the 416 AAAS members to be named Fellows this year. Ipsen and Kelley have previously been recognized as fellows of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.

Nov 13, 2018

Colebank Recognized

Mitchel Colebank, PhD candidate in the Biomathematics Graduate Program, has won a prestigious American Heart Association Graduate Fellowship. His work with advisor Mette Olufsen, "Image Segmentation and Patient-Specific Fluid Modeling to Predict Cardiac Disease”, was recently featured in the SIAM News blog.

Nov 5, 2018

Math Department Colloquium “Quantifying Gerrymandering: A mathematician goes to court” scheduled November 8 at 4pm

Thursday, November 8, from 4:00–5:00, in SAS 1102. This will be preceded by a tea at 3:15 in SAS 4104. SPEAKER: Jonathan Mattingly, Duke University TITLE:  Quantifying Gerrymandering: A mathematician goes to court Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJCyIcOnFBw&t=2s       ABSTRACT: In October 2017, I found myself […]

Oct 10, 2018

Math Doesn’t Bug Me at BugFest

Stop by and see Math Doesn't Bug Me, part of BugFest at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh, on Saturday, October 20.

Oct 4, 2018

3 Minute Thesis finalists

Mathematics graduate students Katie Ahrens and Melissa Gaddy are both finalists in the 2018 NC State 3MT (3 Minute Thesis) competition. It is remarkable that out of 10 finalists, university wide, two are from Mathematics.

Sep 7, 2018

World premiere of the groundbreaking collaboration of modern dance & 4th-dimensional math

Black Box Dance Theatre in collaboration with Mathematics Assistant Professor Tye Lidman share the complexities, questions, and deeply human connections of mathematics and movement.

Aug 29, 2018

Seth Sullivant has been named Distinguished Professor of Mathematics

He was honored for achievements well above the criteria for a full professor, as demonstrated by his selection as a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society.