Department News
Mike Neamtu

Mike Neamtu Named New Chair of the Department

Professor Mike Neamtu has been named the new chair of the Department of Mathematics at Vanderbilt University. Neamtu received his Ph.D. in mathematics in 1991 from the University of Twente in the Netherlands. He joined the Vanderbilt Department of Mathematics in 1992. His research interests are in approximation theory, spline theory, computer-aided geometric design, and » Read More

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Conference Will Tackle Open Problems in Universal Algebra

What are the most interesting and promising open problems in the field of universal algebra? Answering that question and beginning work on them is the goal of a two-week conference entitled “Structure and Complexity in Universal Algebra,” which will take place at Vanderbilt University September 19-30, 2016. Universal algebra is the study of algebraic structures, » Read More

Colin Klaus (left) and Corey Jones

Award Winners Honored at Annual Ceremony

Four students and one postdoc were honored for outstanding achievements at the Department of Mathematics recent annual award ceremony. The 2016 B.F. Bryant Prize for Excellence in Teaching was shared by graduate students Corey Jones and Colin Klaus. In announcing the award, Associate Director of Graduate Studies Doug Hardin cited the outstanding ratings both of » Read More

Upcoming Events
September 28, 2016 (Wednesday), 2:00 pm

Polynomial Metric Spaces and Minimal Energy

Peter Dragnev, Vanderbilt University
Location: Stevenson 1310

September 28, 2016 (Wednesday), 2:30 pm

Graduate Student Tea

Location: Stevenson 1425

September 30, 2016 (Friday), 3:10 pm

Seiberg-Witten Theory and Geometry of 4-Manifolds

Ioana Suvaina, Vanderbilt University
Location: Stevenson 1310

October 5, 2016 (Wednesday), 4:10 pm

A Bieberbach Theorem for Crystallographic Group Extensions

John Ratcliffe, Vanderbilt University
Location: Stevenson 1310