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Mathematics Professor named American Mathematics Society Fellow

Northeastern University Professor of Mathematics Ivan Losev uses algebra to solve the mechanics of quantum physics and field theory, the results of which can lend answers towards how atoms move and interact with each other. His complex studies in this field have led to being named one of the 2018 fellows of the American Mathematics Society (AMS).  

2018 Steele Prize to honor Andrei Zelevinsky posthumously

The 2018 Steele Prize for Seminal Contribution to Research in Discrete Mathematics/Logic will be awarded to Sergey Fomin and Andrei Zelevinsky (posthumously) for their paper “Cluster algebras I: Foundations,” published in 2002 in the Journal of the American Mathematical Society.

Lecture Series, October 10-13, 2017

Speaker: Francois Charles (Universite’ Paris-Sud, Orsay) Title: Algebraic cycles and Arakelov geometry Time: Tuesday, October 10, 9-10:30am  Behrakis 204 Wednesday, October 11, 5-6:30pm Cargill 097 Friday, October 13, 10-11:30am  Ryder 155 Abstract: Arakelov geometry gives a way to work geometrically with schemes defined over the integers. We will discuss some applications of Arakelov geometry to some problems in algebraic cycles and periods, trying to […]

Two New Faculty Positions

The Department of Mathematics is accepting applications at the Assistant/Associate Professor level in Mathematics . Outstanding candidates in all areas of Pure and Applied Mathematics are encouraged to apply and will be seriously considered. The Department of Mathematics and the College of Computer and Information Science (CCIS), at Northeastern University invite applications for an open tenure-track/tenured faculty […]
Jonathan Mboyo Esole

Northeastern Math Professor Named an NEF Fellow

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Jonathan Esole, from the Department of Mathematics, for being named a Next Einstein Fellow. The Next Einstein Forum’s Fellow (NEF) is a select program that recognizes Africa’s best young scientists and technologists. The NEF Fellowship provides the opportunity for scientific career advancement and to be an inspiration to the next generation of […]

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.