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

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

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International Conference on Evolution Equations, May 16-20

The Department of Mathematics hosted the 31st Annual Shanks Lecture and International Conference on Evolution Equations from May 16 to 20, 2016. The conference focused on recent developments in partial differential equations connected to evolution problems. Topics included fluid dynamics, free boundary problems, dispersive equations, parabolic equations, Einstein’s equations, and non-linear wave equations. Part of » Read More

Upcoming Events
August 26, 2016 (Friday), 4:10 pm

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Scott Atkinson, Vanderbilt University
Location: Stevenson 1432

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August 26, 2016 (Friday), 4:10 pm

On the motion of the free surface of a compressible liquid with vorticity

Chenyun Luo, Johns Hopkins University
Location: Stevenson 1307

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September 1, 2016 (Thursday), 4:10 pm

Departmental Welcome Event

Location: Stevenson 5211

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September 2, 2016 (Friday), 4:10 pm

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Arnaud Brothier, Vanderbilt University
Location: Stevenson 1432

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