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Northeastern math professor begins new NSF-funded research on moduli spaces

Math Professor Ana-Maria Castravet's research project on moduli spaces of rational curves has just been approved by the National Science Foundation, and she is eager to get to work.

Math professors secure $2M NSF award

The $2.2 million award aims to recruit and train young people by engaging them in research in algebraic geometry and representation theory. The project involves all levels of education, from undergraduate to postdoctoral studies.

Position for Part Time Lecturer in Applied Mathematics

This position involves teaching one to six courses per year in applied mathematics contingent upon enrollment, funding, and departmental need. Successful applicants would be expected to teach new courses in applied mathematics. Specific areas of interest for the department are Statistics, Data Analysis, Numerical Analysis, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Financial Mathematics. The Part-Time Lecturer would participate […]

NSF award for Focused Research Group in Algebraic Geometry.

The National Science Foundation has awarded the multi-institutional Focused Research Group grant “FRG: Collaborative Research: Moduli Spaces, Birational Geometry, and Stability Conditions” (August 1, 2017 to July 31, 2020) to Professor Emanuele Macri (Principal Investigator), together with co-PI’s at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Penn State University, and University of Utah. The topic of the project is to study moduli spaces of […]

Simons Foundation Research Awards for Mathematics Faculty

The Simons Foundation has awarded five year Collaboration Grants separately to Professors Gabor Lippner and Peter Topalov. Both awards will commence in September 2017 and will support collaborations with other research groups in the US and around the world. Professor Lippner’s award is titled “Analytic methods in Graph Theory” and Professor Topalov’s award is titled “Non-linear PDEs […]

Outstanding Teacher Award

Teaching Professor Prasanth George has been selected to receive the College of Engineering Outstanding Teacher of First year Engineering Students Award for his teaching of first year engineering students in Mathematics. This award is a recognition of Professor George’s skill and dedication as a teacher. Awardees are chosen from departments who teach first year students […]

Teaching Award for graduate student Chen He

The College of Science has awarded the Dean’s Graduate Student Excellence Award in Teaching to PhD student Chen He, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the teaching mission of the Mathematics Department and the College of Science. Chen will receive the award at a ceremony on Thursday, April 20, 2017, 10:00am-12:00pm in The Cabral Center, John […]
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Research Award for graduate student Antoni Rangachev

The College of Science has awarded the Dean’s Graduate Student Excellence Award in Research to PhD student Antoni Rangachev, in recognition of his outstanding research in the mathematics of singularities. Antoni will receive the award at a ceremony on Thursday, April 20, 2017, 10:00am-12:00pm in The Cabral Center, John D. O’Bryant African American Institute. Antoni is planning […]

MAA Award for Bridge to Calculus

The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) has awarded a $6000 Tensor-SUMMA Grant to Professor Don King for the summer 2017 Bridge to Calculus program. The MAA award recognizes the valuable contribution of the BtC program in encouraging the pursuit and enjoyment of mathematics by students who are members of groups historically underrepresented in the field […]

BC-NEU Algebraic Geometry Conference

The fifth biannual BC-NEU Algebraic Geometry Conference will be held on Saturday March 18, 2017, on the campus of Northeastern in West Village G 104, from 10am-5pm. This jointly organized conference will bring together researchers from the Boston area to hear about recent important developments in the field of Algebraic Geometry. The conference is open […]