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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 […]

Algebraic Geometry Conference Program

Northeastern Professors Ana-Maria Castravet and Alina Marian are co-PI’s on the recently-awarded multi-institutional AGNES program. This program, funded by the National Science Foundation, supports the bi-annual conference series “Algebraic Geometry in the Northeast” which is held on a rotating basis at various institutions. Partner institutions include UMASS Amherst, Boston College, Brown University, Rutgers and Stony […]

Apply to Prestigious Zelevinsky Research Instructorship Positions

The Department of Mathematics invites applications for Zelevinsky Research Instructor positions to start in September of 2018.  This position provides promising mathematicians the opportunity to begin their careers in an active and stimulating research environment, with attractive teaching assignments and with ample opportunity for contact with senior research mathematicians. Appointments are for three years, non-tenured, […]

Simons Foundation Award for Professor Maxim Braverman

The Simons Foundation has awarded a five year Collaboration Grant to Professor Maxim Braverman to fund his research on the topic “Index Theory on Non-Compact Manifolds”, starting in September 2016. Professor Braverman will use this funding from the Simons Foundation to support his collaborations with other research groups in the US and around the world.

BC-NEU Algebraic Geometry Conference

The fourth biannual BC-NEU Algebraic Geometry Conference will be held on Saturday October 15, 2016, on the campus of Boston College. 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 to students and faculty, and the registration form and further […]

Workshop on ”Combinatorics, at the crossroads of Algebra, Geometry, and Topology”

The Mathematics Department will host a one-day workshop on the topics ”Combinatorics, at the crossroads of Algebra, Geometry, and Topology” on September 23, 2016. The list of speakers includes many internationally known experts in the field, and can be viewed at this link: . The workshop will be organized by Professor Alex Suciu and Dr. Ivan Martino, who has […]
Jonathan Mboyo Esole

New faculty member joins the Math Department

The Mathematics Department is happy to welcome Professor Jonathan Mboyo Esole, who will join us starting in Fall 2016. Professor Esole was most recently a Benjamin Peirce Fellow in the Department of Mathematics at Harvard University. His area of research lies at the interface of string theory and mathematics, and is supported by a multi-year grant […]

National Science Foundation Award for Professor Alina Marian

The National Science Foundation has awarded a three year grant to Professor Alina Marian to fund her research as PI on the project “Moduli Theory of Sheaves Over Low-Dimensional Varieties”, starting in September 2016. The award is from the Division of Mathematical Sciences, and is a continuation of previous NSF support for Professor Marian’s research.