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MSU Professor Honored for Advances in Math, Mentoring Students

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Chalk Board with Math

Efstratia, or Effie, Kalfagianni, Michigan State University professor of mathematics, was named a fellow of the American Mathematical Society, or AMS, for 2019. Established in 1888, the AMS…

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Matthew Hirn Awarded DARPA Director’s Fellowship

Thursday, June 7, 2018
Matthew Hirn

Matthew Hirn, MSU assistant professor in the mathematics and computational mathematics, science and engineering departments, was awarded the Director’s Fellowship from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. In 2016, Hirn won the DARPA…

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MSU Math Researcher Awarded Simons Fellowship

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Yingda Cheng

Michigan State University researcher Yingda Cheng is among 40 standout mathematics leaders across the United States this year to be awarded a 2018 Simons Fellowship in Mathematics, giving her time…

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MSU’s Hendricks Gets 2018 NSF CAREER Award

Saturday, March 24, 2018
Kristen Hendricks

Kristen Hendricks, assistant professor of mathematics, Michigan State University, received $425,000 from NSF’s Division of Mathematical Sciences to support her work in equivariant Floer theory and low-dimensional topology,…

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Schenker: Math, Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering, and Statistics and Probability

Friday, March 23, 2018

Jeffrey Schenker, Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Mathematics, presented at the Humanities and the Quantum Information Science (QIS) Interdisciplinary Forum March 23, 2018. Though the disruptive potential…

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MSU Math Professor Awarded Prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Thomas Walpuski

Thomas Walpuski, assistant professor in the Michigan State University Department of Mathematics in the College of Natural Science (NatSci), is among an elite group of 20 researchers nationally that were recognized…

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Applied and Computational Topology Researcher Joins MSU

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Elizabeth Munch

Elizabeth Munch was recently appointed as an assistant professor in the Department of Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering and in the Department of Mathematics. Munch’s current appointment is…

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MSU’s Hirn Receives DARPA Young Faculty Award

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Matthew Hirn

Matthew J. Hirn, assistant professor in MSU’s Department of Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering (CMSE), is the recipient of a prestigious 2016 Young Faculty Award (YFA) from the…

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MSU Junior Receives Goldwater Scholarship

Friday, April 8, 2016
Thomas Grubb

Thomas Grubb, a Michigan State University undergraduate studying a STEM-related field, has been awarded the nationally competitive Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. From Haslett, Michigan, Grubb is an Honors…

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MSU Math Prof Lands Prestigious Simons Fellowship

Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Dapeng Zhan

Michigan State University Mathematics Associate Professor Dapeng Zhan is among 30 researchers nationally who have been awarded a 2016 Simons Fellowship in Mathematics. The Simons Fellows Program provides…

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