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Sep 20, 2016

Team Including Ralph Smith Makes Fundamental Advance in Materials Science

A team of researchers from NC State, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and the National Institute of Standards and Technology, including Distinguished Professor of Mathematics Ralph Smith, has published a fundamental advance in materials science that will allow researchers to use advanced statistical techniques to derive more complete information about the crystallographic structure of materials using data from scattering experiments. 

Aug 20, 2016

SAMSI’s Undergraduate Workshop: Oct 24-25, 2016

As part of its Education and Outreach Program for 2016-2017, the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute (SAMSI) will host a two-day undergraduate workshop on topics of current interest in statistics and applied mathematics. 

May 20, 2016

Cleveland Waddell wins Angela E. Grant Poster Award

Mathematics graduate student Cleveland Waddell won the Angela E. Grant Poster Award for Best Algorithm at the 22nd Conference for African-American Researchers in the Mathematical Sciences, held at Princeton University from June 15 to 18. 

May 20, 2016

Harrelson Hall Demolished

Harrelson Hall, home of the mathematics department from 1961 to 2009, is currently being demolished, to be replaced, for now, with a landscaped garden. 

May 6, 2016

Alan Porch Wins 2016 COS Award for Excellence

Mathematics Department Business Officer Alan Porch has been named winner of the 2016 College of Sciences Award for Excellence, the College's highest honor for non-faculty employees. 

Apr 20, 2016

Grad and AMS President Robert Bryant’s Life Featured in AMS Notices

Robert Bryant, who grew up on a farm in Harnett County, did his undergraduate work at NC State, and is today president of the American Mathematical Society, discusses his upbringing and his personal and professional journey in an interview in the June-July issue of the Notices of the AMS. 

Apr 19, 2016

Min Kang Named Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor

Associate Professor of Mathematics Min Kang has been named an Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor. This title recognizes long-term, distinguished service in undergraduate teaching at NC State. 

Mar 20, 2016

Robert Ramsay, 1940–2016

Robert Ramsay, who taught mathematics at NC State from 1967 until his retirement in 2004, died in Raleigh on March 29. He was 75. Ramsay, a topologist, received his Ph.D. from the University of Miami in 1967. 

Mar 19, 2016

NC State Team Named Meritorious Winner in Modeling Contest

A team of three NC State math majors was named a Meritorious Winner in the 18th annual Interdisciplinary Contest in Modeling held early this year, which attracted 5025 competing teams, 98% of them from other countries. "Meritorious Winner" designates teams in the top 20%. 

Mar 19, 2016

Four Grad Students Win 2016 Department Awards

Four graduate students have won 2016 Mathematics Department awards. Carl Giuffre and Shira Polster won Maltbie Awards, which recognize outstanding teaching by a graduate student. Ismail Demir and Colby Long won Winton-Rose Scholarships, which recognize academic achievement and research success by students who are completing their Ph.D. thesis.