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Lindner receives Euler Medal

11/28/2016

Dr. Curt Lindner has received the Euler Medal which is the highest honor bestowed by the Institute of Combinatorics and Applications. The ICA awards the Euler Medals annually for distinguished career contributions to combinatorics by a member of the institute. It is named after the 18th century famous mathematician Leonhard Euler. Congratulations Curt!

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Govil receives 2016 Outstanding Teacher of Graduate Students Award

11/18/2016

Dr. Narendra Govil is the recipient of the 2016 Outstanding Teacher of Graduate Students Award. This award recognizes a faculty member who provides outstanding graduate level instruction. Dr. Govil will be awarded a plaque at the end-of-the-year departmental meeting on December 2, 2016.

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NSF Awards over $2 million for collaborative research to Jenda, Abebe, and Wilson

11/11/2016

The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded more than 2 million dollars in a grant for the five-year collaborative research project: Making to Advance Knowledge, Excellence, and Recognition in STEM (MAKERS). The project is led by our colleagues Drs. Overtoun Jenda (Principal Investigator), Ash Abebe (Co-Principal Investigator), and Alan Wilson (Co-Principal Investigator, School of Fisheries, Aquaculture, and Aquatic Sciences).

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Auburn University faculty receive $2 million from National Science Foundation for scholarships for low-income students

11/10/2016

The National Science Foundation, or NSF, issued more than $2 million in grant funding to COSAM’s Overtoun Jenda, assistant provost for special projects and initiatives and professor of mathematics, for a five-year, multi-institutional, collaborative project titled, “Making to Advance Knowledge, Excellence, and Recognition in STEM,” or “MAKERS.” Co-primary investigators on the project are Auburn’s Asheber Abebe, professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, and Alan Wilson, associate professor in the School of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences.

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Oeding awarded an NSF Grant to support an NSF CBMS Conference

11/07/2016

Dr. Luke Oeding was awarded an NSF Grant to support an NSF CBMS Conference on "Tensors and their uses in approximation theory, quantum information theory and geometry." The conference will be held on July 24–28, 2017 at Auburn University and will feature 10 lectures by Dr. J.M. Landsberg of Texas A&M University and 7 supporting lectures by other leading researchers in mathematics and physics.

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