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The Math office is located in SAS 2108 and is open Monday through Friday from 8:00AM to 5:00PM.

flow pass a cylinder with Reynolds number 200. The simulation was done using the augmented immersed interface method.

Math students help with BugFest

"Math Doesn't Bug Me" was a big success at BugFest at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh on Sept. 19.  Undergrad and grad students from the Math Department and the Center for Research in Scientific Computation led interactive math activities and presented posters on their research.   The organizers were Lorena Bociu, Steven Derochers, and Shira Polster. Kudos to everyone involved!

Helminck steps down as Department Head, Chertock named Interim Head

Professor Loek Helminck stepped down as Head of the Mathematics Departments on August 16. Professor Alina Chertock replaced him as Interim Head. Professor Hien Tran will continue as Associate Head.

Helminck served as Interim Head in 2005-2006 and as Head since 2006. Highlights of his tenure include:

* The construction of SAS Hall, which became the Department's home in 2009.
* The 2010 American Mathematical Society Award for an Exemplary Program or Achievement in a Mathematics Department, which recognized the Department's blend of fundamental and interdisciplinary research, integration of undergraduate and graduate students into research, and professional development opportunities for graduate students. The Department's Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program, which was started by Professor Helminck and was one of the largest in the country, was especially praised.
* The 2011 American Mathematical Society Award for Mathematics Programs that Make a Difference, which recognized the Department's success with students from underrepresented groups. Since 1999 the Department had produced almost 13% of all African-American mathematics Ph.D.'s in the nation.
* Hiring of numerous young faculty, who enjoyed unprecedented success, including a Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering (only the third in any field in the history of NC State) and a Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship (the second in the history of NC State).

Helminck will remain a member of the Department, continuing research and teaching.

Professor Chertock joined the Department in 2002 after completing her Ph.D. at Tel Aviv University and a postdoc at the University of California, Berkeley. She is an expert on numerical methods for partial differential equations.

NC State grad John Storey wins prestigious statistics award

John Storey, a 1998 honors graduate in mathematics and valedictorian, has won the 2015 COPSS Presidents' Award, given annually by the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies to a member of the statistics community under age 40. This award is often considered to be the most prestigious in the field of statistics. Storey won the award "for transformative and groundbreaking research on the theory, methods, and applications of inference methods, particularly significance testing, applied to high-dimensional data analysis problems; for impactful development and application of statistics to modern biological and medical research; and for service to the field of statistics through interdisciplinary activities." Storey is the Harman Professor in Genomics at Princeton University, where he is Director of the Center for Statistics and Machine Learning.


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2006 NC State Departmental Award
for Teaching and Learning Excellence

2010 American Mathematical Society Award for an Exemplary Program or Achievement
in a Mathematics Department

2011 American Mathematical Society Award for Mathematics Programs that Make a Difference

New Math and Statistics Building

SAS Hall, Home of the Mathematics and Statistics Departments

The Mathematics and Statistics Departments moved into state-of-the-art SAS Hall in May 2009. An article in the College of Sciences magazine SCOPE tells how the new building is changing life in the two departments.The story behind SAS hall is here. More SAS Hall photos here. Photos by Ted Branoff of SAS Hall under construction are here.


Special Events

8th Southeastern Lie Theory Workshop on Algebraic and Combinatorial Representation Theory
Friday October 9, 2015 8:15 AM to Sunday, October 11, 2015 at 12:30 PM
SAS 1102

Faculty in Action Seminar Series
Wednesday October 14, 2015 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Riddick 450
Marie Davidian from Statistics Statistics and Dave Eggleston from Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, NC State

Triangle Area Graduate Mathematics Conference
Saturday October 24, 2015 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
SAS Hall

Faculty in Action Seminar Series
Wednesday November 18, 2015 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Riddick 301
Walter Weare, Chemistry and Cathrine Hoyo, Biological Sciences Toxicology

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