Sep

26

2016

After a brief organizational discussion, Bill Bogley will talk about finite groups acting on orientable surfaces.

Sep

26

2016

Sep

28

2016

Sep

29

2016

The National Security Agency (NSA) will be hosting an information session about the Summer Program for Operations Research Technology (SPORT). This 12-week paid internship at the NSA is an exciting opportunity open to U.S. Citizen Graduate students.

Visit Details: Thursday 09/29, 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Weniger 149. Presentation will last approximately 30 minutes with time for questions.

Sep

30

2016

Congratulations are in order for Chris Jennings-Shaffer, who has been offered (and has accepted) a post-doctorial position to work with Dr. Kathrin Bringmann at the Mathematics Institute at the University of Cologne in Germany starting August 2017. Dr. Bringmann is one of the world's top researchers in the theory of mock modular forms (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kathrin_Bringmann) and this position is a fantastic opportunity. Please join me in warmly congratulating Chris on this well-deserved accomplishment!

It is a pleasure to announce that three of our first year graduate students received various prestigious scholarships. Alicia Arrua and Andrew Jensen received Graduate School Diversity Recruitment scholarships. Dallas Foster received Provost Distinguished Scholarship, as well as the ARCS (Achievement Reward for College Scientists) Foundation scholarship administered by College of Science. Congratulations!

Congratulations are due to Timothy Costa, Mathematics PhD recipient in 2016. Tim Costa's dissertation "Hybrid Multiscale Methods with Applications to Semiconductors, Porous Media, and Material Science" has been selected in the internal OSU competition for the Council of Graduate Schools/Pro-Quest Distinguished Thesis Award competition. Graduate School awarded Tim and the Mathematics Department $1000,- in recognition of this distinction.

First presented in 1981 and sponsored jointly by CGS and ProQuest Dissertations Publishing (a Division of ProQuest Information and Learning), these awards are made each year to individuals who, in the...

NSF Research Traineeship Program in Risk and Uncertainty Quantification in Marine Science at http://marinerisk.ceoas.oregonstate.edu/ has accepted its first year cohort of graduate student to participate in interdisciplinary activities and graduate coursework across campus including classes in Mathematics. Among the students selected for the funding in 2016-17 is third-year Mathematics graduate student Will Mayfield. Congratulations, Will!