Department News

Jesse Peterson Named Chancellor Faculty Fellow

Associate Professor of Mathematics Jesse Peterson is one of 12 outstanding Vanderbilt University faculty members who have been named to the 2017 class of Chancellor Faculty Fellows. The class comprises highly accomplished, recently tenured faculty from mathematics, engineering, and law, as well as the social sciences, life and physical sciences, clinical sciences, and humanities. Peterson » Read More

Mathematics Major Named to Schwarzman Scholars

Marc A. Chen, a Vanderbilt University senior majoring in mathematics and economics, has been named a Schwarzman Scholar for 2017-2018. The program provides full funding for a one-year master’s degree program at Tsinghua University in Beijing.

Remembering Professor Emeritus Bjarni Jónsson

Bjarni Jónsson, Vanderbilt’s first Distinguished Professor of Mathematics, died Sept. 30 at the age of 96. He was internationally recognized as a leading authority on universal algebra, lattice theory and algebraic logic. Jónsson came to Vanderbilt in 1966 and taught here until his retirement in 1993.

Upcoming Events
March 24, 2017 (Friday), 4:10 pm

Unitary Dilation of Freely Independent Contractions

Scott Atkinson, Vanderbilt University
Location: SC 1310

March 25, 2017 (Saturday), 9:30 am

Shanks Workshop on Homotopy Theory, March 25-26

Location: Stevenson 1308

March 29, 2017 (Wednesday), 4:10 pm

Talk Title TBA

Oleg Bogopolski, Universität Düsseldorf
Location: SC 1308

March 30, 2017 (Thursday), 4:10 pm

Paths of Minimal Lengths on the Set of Exact Differential 2–Forms.

Wilfrid Gangbo, UCLA
Location: Stevenson 5211