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Department of Mathematics Awards & Announcements

2008-Present

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*Karen Sisk was honored with the College Philanthropist Award November 2022 - Congratulations, Karen! Thank you very much for your generous support to the UTK Mathematics Department with the Karen L. Sisk Scholarship Endowment!
Ho Receives NSF Award to Develop Better Understanding of Math Educators September 2021 - Anne M. Ho, a senior lecturer in the UT Department of Mathematics, received a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for her proposal, “Transitioning Secondary to Tertiary Educators' Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching.” She will study math educators in high school and college classrooms with a goal to support teachers…
Prosper Receives NSF CAREER Award August 2021 - Olivia Prosper, assistant professor of mathematics, received a highly-competitive Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). This multi-year, $470,000 grant will support Prosper's work in mathematical modeling of infectious diseases. Emerging infectious diseases are an inevitable part of our world. Mathematical models can inform scientific…
David Anderson, Robert Daverman, Suzanne Lenhart, and Stefan Richter named AMS Fellows for 2013 October 2012 - Professors David Anderson, Robert Daverman, Suzanne Lenhart, and Stefan Richter have been honored as members of the inaugural class of AMS Fellows, along with former Department Head and continuing department friend Lida Barrett.
Vasilis Maroulas awarded Leverhulme Trust Fellowship October 2012 - Vasilis Maroulas has been awarded the Leverhulme Trust Fellowship to visit the University of Bath in Great Britain. Vasilis prevailed in a university-wide competition at Bath for one of only two Fellowship awards. He will visit the Mathematics Department at the University of Bath for 9 months beginning October 1,…
Suzanne Lenhart Appointed SIAM Fellow March 2011 - Professor Suzanne Lenhart was named a 2010 SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) Fellow. There were 34 SIAM Fellows appointed this year. The fellowship honors SIAM members who have made outstanding contributions to applied mathematics and computational science . Fellows are selected from nominations by their peers. SIAM has…
Suzanne Lenhart Appointed Chancellor’s Professor March 2011 - Suzanne Lenhart has been appointed as a UT Chancellor's Professor. Her appointment begins August 1, 2011, and continues through the lifetime of her employment at UT. Seven Chancellor's Professors were appointed in the initial class a few years ago, and this year's class is the first addition to that inaugural…