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
February 20, 2017 (Monday), 4:10 pm

R-Robustness in Graphs with Trusted Nodes and its Applications to Resilient Consensus in Networks

Waseem Abbas, Institute for Software Integrated Systems ,Vanderbilt University
Location: Stevenson 1431

February 21, 2017 (Tuesday), 6:00 pm

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Zach Gaslowitz, Vanderbilt University
Location: SC 1206

February 22, 2017 (Wednesday), 2:30 pm

Graduate Student Tea

Location: Stevenson 1425

February 22, 2017 (Wednesday), 4:10 pm

Symbolic Dynamics: Entropy = Dimension = Complexity

Stephen G. Simpson, Vanderbilt University
Location: SC 1308