News

Apr 2, 2018

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.

Apr 2, 2018

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. 

Apr 2, 2018

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. 

Apr 2, 2018

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.

Mar 28, 2018

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.

Mar 26, 2018

Zhilin Li Cited Most On MathSciNet For Numerical Analysis

Professor Zhilin Li has two papers listed as  No. 1. &  No. 10 on the most cited articles in Numerical Analysis (65N06, finite difference method) in MathSciNet/Mathematical Reviews. The No. 1's citations are nearly twice as many of No. 2's. Congratulations to Professor Li. 

Mar 5, 2018

Erich Kaltofen recognized at Faculty Appreciation Breakfast

Professor  Erich Kaltofen was invited by his former student Jordan Penley to the February 8, 2018 Faculty Appreciation Breakfast organized by Core Org. Committee of Christian Faculty/Staff Network.  Congratulations to Dr. Kaltofen on being recognized for making a difference in his students’ lives!

Mar 2, 2018

Alun Lloyd selected for Alumni Association Distinguished Graduate Professor Award

Professor Alun Lloyd (Drexel Professor and Director of the Biomathematics Graduate Program) has been selected as one of the four awardees for the 2018 Alumni Association Distinguished Graduate Professor Award at NCSU. The award recognizes his exceptional dedication and prominent contribution to our graduate programs.

Feb 22, 2018

$4.5 million bequested to the College of Sciences Foundation to benefit students and faculty in applied mathematics

An anonymous couple has made a $4.5 million bequest to the College of Sciences Foundation to benefit students and faculty in applied mathematics. The gift commitment is one of the largest ever received by COS, and will endow a $2.5 million distinguished faculty chair, a $1.5 million undergraduate scholarship fund and a $500,000 graduate fellowship, all in the Department of Mathematics. 

Feb 15, 2018

2018 Sloan Research Fellow

Dr. Tye Lidman, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, has been selected as a 2018 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow in Mathematics. The 126  selected early-career scholars represent the most promising scientific researchers working today.