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News Update 2017

  • December 21, 2017

News updates from the Department of Mathematics.

News updates from the Department of Mathematics for the year 2017.

  • On October 24 Elizabeth Scribner successfully defended her Ph.D. thesis Mathematical Modeling of Brain Tumors Advances Patient Care, Oncogenesis, and the Use of in Silico Clinical Trials. Her studies were directed by Dr. H. Fathallah.
  • The following have been awarded Scholarships for 2017-2018:
    • Sandeep Vejandla won the Brin Scholarship.
    • Simon Harris won the Bond Memorial Scholarship.
    • Kevin Campbell won the Kauffman Scholarship.
    • Alyssa Wilke won the Severin Scholarship.
    • Ahmed Ghatasheh won the Ward Memorial Scholarship.
    • Jonathan Kelleher won the Warner Scholarship.
    • Kaitlyn Lee won the Travis Wood Memorial Scholarship. 
    • Kenneth Davis, Garrett Higginbotham, Harrison Mansour, Sakar Prasain, and Norman Schmitz won Department of Mathematics Scholarships.
  • Fast-track student Garrett Higginbotham won an Alabama Space Grant Scholarship Award for FY2017-18.
  • Fast-track student Kenneth Davis won a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship sponsored by the US State Department and a Freeman-ASIA Scholarship sponsored by the Freeman Foundation. Kenneth will use these to study in Japan.
  • On March 24 Ivan Mann successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis A Metrically Defined Uniformization Map of Planar Domains. His studies were directed by Dr. L. Oversteegen.
  • Former Fast-track student Rachel Ejem (now Anthonia Carter) has been selected for a Fulbright award to the United Kingdom. She will study Multidisciplinary Innovation in Newcastle upon Tyne.
  • Elizabeth Scribner won one of three College of Arts and Sciences’ 2017 Dean's Awards on the Graduate level.