Department News

Mark Ellingham Receives Nordhaus Teaching Award

Professor Mark Ellingham is the recipient of the 2017 Jeffrey Nordhaus Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. Ellingham received his Ph.D. from the University of Waterloo in 1986 and joined Vanderbilt’s Department of Mathematics the same year. He has taught a variety of mathematics courses for both math majors and non-majors, ranging from mid-level undergraduate » Read More

Larry Schumaker Selected as Fellow of the AMS

Stevenson Professor Larry Schumaker has been selected as a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) for 2018. Schumaker was recognized for his contributions to spline theory, approximation theory, and numerical analysis, and for his service to the profession. The Fellows of the AMS designation recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, » Read More

New Issue of Spectrum Newsletter Now Available

The fall 2017 edition of Spectrum, the departmentʼs newsletter, has just been published. Highlights include Assistant Professor Marcelo Disconzi’s research suggesting how the universe might end and profiles of new faculty members Anna Marie Bohmann and Spencer Dowdall. For more news about our faculty and student activities, you can view a PDF of the new » Read More

Upcoming Events.
February 7, 2018 (Wednesday), 4:10 pm

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Viveka Erlandsson, University of Bristol, UK
Location: Stevenson 1308

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February 8, 2018 (Thursday), 4:10 pm

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Kathryn Hess Bellwald, EPFL (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne)
Location: Stevenson 5211

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February 14, 2018 (Wednesday), 4:10 pm

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Anthony Genevois, Aix-Marseille University, France
Location: Stevenson 1308

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February 15, 2018 (Thursday), 4:10 pm

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Ruth Charney, Brandeis University
Location: Stevenson 5211

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