Department News

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 ยป Read More


Glenn Webb Honored with Special Issue

Professor Glenn Webb has been honored with the dedication of a special issue of Mathematical Sciences and Bioengineering (MBE). Volume 12, Number 4 (2015) of the journal is dedicated to Webb in honor of his 70th birthday.

Upcoming Events
September 4, 2015 (Friday), 4:10 pm

Uncountably many II_1 factors with non-isomorphic ultrapowers [After Boutonnet-Chifan-Ioana]

Sandeepan Parekh, Vanderbilt Unviersity
Location: Stevenson 1432

September 9, 2015 (Wednesday), 4:10 pm

Connes’ character rigidity conjecture for lattices in higher rank groups

Jesse Peterson, Vanderbilt University
Location: Stevenson 1310

September 10, 2015 (Thursday), 4:10 pm

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Mike Hill, UCLA
Location: Stevenson 5211

September 11, 2015 (Friday), 4:10 pm

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Koichi Shimada, University of Tokyo
Location: Stevenson 1432