Department News

Ralph McKenzie Selected as Fellow of the AMS

Distinguished Professor Ralph McKenzie has been named as a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) for 2016. The society recognized McKenzie for his contributions to universal algebra and for mathematical exposition. The Fellows of the AMS designation recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics. » Read More


Disconzi’s Model of Cosmic Stickiness Favors “Big Rip” Demise of Universe

A new mathematical model of cosmic stickiness developed by Assistant Professor of Mathematics Marcelo Disconzi in collaboration with two Vanderbilt physics professors is receiving widespread media coverage after being featured in the University’s “Research News @ Vanderrbilt.”


Paper Co-authored by Phil Crooke Wins Best Manuscript Award

A paper co-authored by Prof. Phil Crooke has won a prestigious award given annually by Innovations, the official journal of the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery (ISMICS). The award, which includes a $2,000 prize, is given for the best manuscript from those that were submitted to the journal after being presented to the » Read More

Upcoming Events
December 3, 2015 (Thursday), 4:10 pm

Bases formed by translates of one function in the space of p-integrable functions

Thomas Schlumprecht, Texas A&M
Location: Stevenson 5211

December 4, 2015 (Friday), 4:10 pm

Talk Title TBA

Christoph Walker, Leibniz Unversität Hannover (Germany)
Location: Stevenson 1307

December 4, 2015 (Friday), 4:10 pm

Unique Prime Factorization for ${\rm II}_1$ Factors with Cartan Subalgebras

Daniel Hoff, UC San Diego
Location: Stevenson 1432

December 9, 2015 (Wednesday), 3:10 pm

Bi-exact groups, strongly ergodic actions and group measure space type III factors with no central sequence

Yusuke Isono, RIMS
Location: Stevenson 1310