Initiative aims to find undiscovered mathematicians
The Templeton World Charity Foundation awarded $100,000 to Emory mathematician Ken Ono to support a program called "The Spirit of Ramanujan Math Talent Initiative,” which aims to find undiscovered mathematicians around the world and match them with advancement opportunities in the field. Read more at Emory's eScience Commons.
Emory professors win National Science Foundation awards for young faculty
Three Emory professors are among the 160 young trailblazers recently honored by the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER). The five-year grants support junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholar and the integration of education and research. For Emory College of Arts and Sciences, mathematician David Zureick-Brown and computer scientist Ymir Vigfusson are the first faculty in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science to win the prestigious award. Read more here.
Congratulations Class of 2016!
The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science would like to congratulate our BA, BS, Minor, MS, and PhD students the best in their future endeavors! Our graduates were congratulated in the Commencement Magazine.
Professor James Nagy is elected a 2016 SIAM Fellow
The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science is delighted to announce that James Nagy, Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science, has been elected a 2016 Fellow by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM). SIAM Fellows are recognized by their peers for their contributions to SIAM-represented disciplines. Dr. Nagy has been recognized for his contributions to the computational science of image reconstruction. In addition to this recognition, Dr. Nagy is a SIAM book and journal author and has recently served as the Vice Chair for the SIAM Activity Group on Linear Algebra. The full list of 2016 SIAM Fellows and a brief synopsis of their research can be found here.
Celebrating math, miracles and a movie
Dr. Ken Ono was recently featured in the Emory eScienceCommons Report. The article profiles the advanced screening of "The Man Who Knew Infinity." Read more about it here.