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Carpenter receives a new DoD contract totaling $285,000 for statistical (including AI/ML) modeling and support

09/28/2022

Mark Carpenter received a new DoD contract totaling $285,000 for statistical (including AI/ML) modeling and support. This work is in collaboration with Aerospace Engineering.   Congrats, Mark!

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Active Learning Spotlight: Collaboration counts in mathematics education

09/27/2022



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25th Anniversary Summer Bridge Program Alumni Spotlight: Veterinarian Mary Aboko-Cole recalls favorite program memories

Mary Aboko-Cole

09/27/2022

As a 2003 Summer Bridge alum, Mary Aboko-Cole came to the Plains after graduating from Lee High School in Huntsville.

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Help Auburn University tackle the Marble Bowl and make a contribution to science

09/27/2022



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Auburn University hosts Conference of Undergraduate Women in Physics – Students must apply by Oct. 10

Conference of Undergraduate Women in Physics

09/27/2022

Are you an undergraduate female student interested in physics?

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Auburn immunologist and evolutionary biologist collaborates with London researcher

The Buckley Lab in front of the Rouse Life Sciences Building.

09/20/2022



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Auburn University’s AMSTI Director Pam Norris highlights organization’s goal of engaging school system partnerships

The AMSTI-AU staff, pictured on the notable red couch, recently visited Chick-Fil-A’s corporate office to explore the organization’s culture and leadership philosophy.

09/20/2022

As director of Auburn University’s site for the Alabama Math, Science and Technology Initiative, known as AMSTI-AU or Region 9, Pam Norris will tell you that her role is exciting because no day looks the same. From talking with state AMSTI leaders to attending classroom visits and trainings alongside math and science specialists, Norris is leading AMSTI-AU by example—helping carry out AMSTI’s mission of providing impactful science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, instruction and resources that empower teachers and students across our state.

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Hear from Emily Balskus at the Schneller Frontiers Lecture on Sep. 28

Emily Balskus

09/20/2022

Please join us for this year’s Schneller Frontiers Lecture where Emily Balskus from Harvard University will deliver her talk titled Deciphering the Human Gut Microbiome with Chemistry. The lecture is scheduled for Sep. 28 at 3:45 p.m. in SCC 115. The host is Rahul Banerjee.

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DMS announces three members awarded Simons Foundation Collaboration Grants for Mathematicians

09/19/2022

We are happy to announce that three members of our faculty have been awarded Simons Foundation Collaboration Grants for Mathematicians:   Hannah Alpert Project Title: Disk configuration spaces and macroscopic scalar curvature     Le Chen Project Title: Asymptotics for stochastic partial differential equations     Maggie Han Project Title: Applied dynamical systems in biological, computational, and engineering models   Congratulations Hannah, Le, and Maggie!

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DMS announces that Dr. Lora Merchant is Academic Instruction Coordinator (AIC)

09/09/2022

Dr. Lora Merchant is Academic Instruction Coordinator (AIC) joining the leadership team. "The AIC provides leadership and direction in the Department’s instruction of undergraduate service courses, particularly precalculus service courses, by working closely with the Undergraduate Program Officer, Graduate Program Officer, and the Department Chair."   Congratulations, Dr. Merchant!

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DMS's Ceyhan receives an award sponsored by the Department of the Navy, Office of Naval Research (ONR)

09/06/2022

Elvan Ceyhan, associate professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, is the recipient of an award sponsored by the Department of the Navy, Office of Naval Research (ONR) for the project Adversarial Risk Analysis for Optimal Obstacle Evasion. The project, a collaboration with David Banks of Duke University, received an award of $358,000 with Auburn receiving $214,000 and Duke receiving $144,000. For more of the story click here

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Auburn statistician receives award from the Office of Naval Research to develop algorithms to help optimize naval navigation

Elvan Ceyhan

09/06/2022

Elvan Ceyhan, associate professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, is the recipient of an award sponsored by the Department of the Navy, Office of Naval Research (ONR) under award number N00014-22-1-2572 for the project Adversarial Risk Analysis for Optimal Obstacle Evasion. The project, a collaboration with David Banks of Duke University, received an award of $358,000 with Auburn receiving $214,000 and Duke receiving $144,000.

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COSAM students enrolled in Honors College increases 20 percent over past four academic years

09/06/2022

Tiffany Sippial, director of the Honors College at Auburn University, recently shared statistics that highlighted the current total number of Honors College students in each college, the percentage change over the last four academic years, and data relative to the Fall 2022 incoming Honors class.

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DMS's Jenda appointed to serve on the Board of Trustees of IPAM.

09/01/2022

  Overtoun Jenda has been appointed to serve on the Board of Trustees of the Institute for Pure & Applied Mathematics (IPAM) at UCLA effective immediately. IPAM is an NSF Mathematical Sciences Institute with a mission "to build new inclusive interdisciplinary research communities, to foster the interaction of mathematics with a broad range of science and technology, to promote mathematical innovation, and to engage and transform the world through mathematics." The Board of Trustees is concerned with the strategic direction, governance, and management of IPAM.   Congratulations, Overtoun!

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