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CoAS Honors Day

May 27, 2015
2015 CoAS Honors Days

Congratulations to our math majors for being recognized and awarded for their hard work, dedication and accomplishments at the College of Arts and Sciences Honors Day ceremony....

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University Teaching and Service Awards for 2014-2015

May 25, 2015
University Teaching and Service Awards for 2014-2015

Congratulations to Pavel Grinfeld, Jason Aran and June Gordon for receiving university teaching and service awards from the Provost office....

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Drexel Joins Philadelphia Science Festival's Weeklong Celebration of Science and Technology

May 06, 2015
Philadelphia Science Festival

Students, faculty and staff from Drexel University will help make the fifth anniversary of the Philadelphia Science Festival one of the biggest citywide celebrations to date. More than 200 regional partner organizations ...

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Second Annual MAAGC Workshop

April 24, 2015
Mid-Atlantic Algebraic Geometry and Combinatorics Workshop

The second annual MAAGC workshop will take place Friday and Saturday, April 24-25, 2015, in the Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building (PISB) at Drexel University, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. MAAGC aims to bring toget...

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Call for STEM Presenters at Start Talking Science 2015

April 23, 2015
Start Talking Science

Drexel faculty in the STEM fields are invited to submit their research for consideration at Start Talking Science 2015, a free public event where researchers present non-technical posters to local students and the commun...

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Drexel Students Impress at National Collegiate Research Conference

February 19, 2015
Drexel Students at the National Collegiate Research Conference at Harvard

For many, theoretical mathematics might as well be fiction, left to The Big Bang Theory on television or Klaatu in The Day the Earth Stood Still. But Drexel student Yilin Yang is intimately involved with theoretical math...

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Al Herr TA and Teaching Excellence Awardee - Michael Minner

June 11, 2014
Michael Minner - 2014 Al Herr TA Awardee

Teaching Assistant, Michael Minner was the recipient of the Teaching Excellence Award (presented by the Office of Graduate Studies) and the Albert Herr TA Award (presented by the Department of Mathematics). He also recei...

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Jeremy Gaison Named 2014 Goldwater Scholar

April 09, 2014
Jeremy Gaison

Jeremy Gaison, physics and mathematics junior, has achieved national distinction as a recipient of the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. The Scholars were selected on the basis of academic merit from a field of...

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2014 CoAS Research Day - Amanda Parshall

February 19, 2014
Amanda Parshall Receives Award for 2014 Research Day

Amanda Parshall received the first place prize in the oral presentations for 2014 CoAS Research Day. The title of her topic was "On The Distribution of Parameters in Random Staircase Tableaux" and her advisor is Pawel Hi...

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Mathematics Major Receives Goldwater Scholarship

May 22, 2013
Andrew Zigerelli

Mathematics and computer science major Andrew Zigerelli was one of four Drexel students to take home the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship this year. Established by Congress in 1986, the scholarship is awarded to the count...

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2013 CoAS Research Day Winners

April 11, 2013
Research Day logo

Student scholars in the humanities, social sciences, natural and physical sciences presented their research at the annual College of Arts and Sciences Research Day on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 in Behrakis Grand Hall. Over 1...

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Dr. Shari Moskow Receives Inaugural AWM Service Award

January 18, 2013
Dr. Shari Moscow

Dr. Shari Moskow, professor and associate department head of mathematics, was selected as one of ten recipients to receive the Association for Women in Mathematics’ inaugural AWM Service Award...

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On Display in NYC: Non-Reversing Mirror Invented by Drexel Math Professor

November 16, 2012
The words Mirror Image show up in the newly invented mirror

When you look in a mirror, you see an image of yourself in reverse. But one odd mirror invented by mathematics professor Dr. R. Andrew Hicks at Drexel Universi...

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Driving without a Blind Spot May Be Closer Than It Appears

June 12, 2012
Patented Side View Car Mirror Gets Rid of Blind Spot

A side mirror that eliminates the dangerous “blind spot” for drivers has now received a U.S. patent. The subtly curved mirror, invented by Drexel University mathematics professor Dr. R. Andrew Hicks, dramatically increas...

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David Kimsey is Awarded the Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award

June 01, 2012
David Kimsey

David Kimsey, who received his Ph. D. last summer, won the Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award for Mathematical Sciences and Engineering given by Drexel University's Office of Graduate Studies. Once again we at the M...

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Simon Foucart Wins the Antelo Devereux Award

May 23, 2012
2012 Antelo Devereux Winner - Simon Foucart

Simon Foucart won a 2012 Antelo Devereux Award, supporting his research, congratulations! Simon will receive the award at the Faculty Recognition Dinner - May 30, 2012, Behrakis Grand Hall....

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Daryl Falco Receives the Barbara G Hornum Award for Teaching Excellence

May 18, 2012
2012 Barbara G. Hornum Award for Teaching Excellence - Daryl Falco

A huge congratulations to Prof. Daryl Falco for winning the Barbara G. Hornum Award for Teaching Excellence for 2012! We are all so proud of his outstanding achievement!...

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2012 Graduate Student Award Winners

May 16, 2012
2012 TA Awards - Jeffery Armstrong, Daniel Parry

Congratulations to our graduate students Jeffrey Armstrong (Teaching Assistant) and Daniel Parry (Teaching Assistant) for winning the Teaching Assistance Excellence Award and the Graduate Student Research Award! They ...

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Jennifer Morse Receives Simons Fellowship in Mathematics

February 20, 2012
Simons Fellowship

Jennifer Morse, Professor of Mathematics was awarded the Simons Fellow for her work in "Combinatorics of Macdonald Polynomials and Affine Schubert Calculus".


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2012 Summer REU

February 13, 2012
Logo - NSF

Undergraduate students in Mathematics, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or a related field are invited to apply for the summer research experience for undergraduates.


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Math Department Welcomes Three New Members

January 09, 2012
2011-2012 New Members

The Department of Mathematics warmly welcomes three new members this term: David Koslicki (Postdoc), Yang Liu (Assistant Research Professor) and David Scheinker (Visiting Assistant Professor).


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Simon Foucart Receives the Journal of Complexity 2010 Best Paper Award

July 11, 2011
2010 Best Paper Award

On Saturday, July 9, 2011, Simon Foucart (Assistant Professor), Alain Pajor, Holger Rauhut and Tino Ullrich received the Journal of Complexity 2010 Best Paper Award. The award was announced at the Foundations of C...

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Math of Golf Analyzed in Lecture

May 13, 2011
Doug Arnold - Distinguished Lecture Series

The College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Mathematics sponsored “Mathematics That Swings: The Math Behind Golf,” the first of their annual Distinguished Lecture Series, May 11.

Ron Perline, associate...

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2011 CoAS Research Day Winner - Graduate Sciences

April 05, 2011
2011 CoAS Research Day Winner - Avinash Dalal

Congratulations to Avi Dalal (Teaching Assistant) for winning first place in the Graduate Sciences category at this year's CoAS Research Day. The title of his research is "From Pascal's Triangle to Cores of k-Schu...

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Adam Rickert receives 2010 Outstanding Online Instructor Award

November 09, 2010
Adam Rickert - 2010 Outstanding Online Instructor Award

Adam Rickert, associate teaching professor of mathematics at CoAS, received the “2010 Outstanding Online Instructor Award” on November 9, 2010. He was honored by the Drexel Community and The United States Dista...

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Caroline Shapcott Receives Research Day Award

September 15, 2010
Caroline Shapcott - University Research Day Award

University Research Day is a celebration of research, innovation, scholarship, and creativity with a day of posters and presentations exhibiting current graduate and undergraduate research. This year's event wa...

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Sean Ballentine Receives National Collegiate Mathematics Championship

August 25, 2010

Sean Ballentine was awarded fourth place in this year's National Collegiate Mathematics Championship.


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David Ambrose wins the Antelo Devereux Award for Young Faculty

June 04, 2010

Dr. David Ambrose was awarded the Antelo Devereux Award for his research in "Simulation and Mathematical Analysis of Water Waves". He was honored for his achievements at the Faculty Recognition Dinner on June 2, 2...

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Andrew Hicks is the recipient of the Drexel University Research Award

June 04, 2010

Dr. R. Andrew Hicks is an outstanding researcher in the field of applied mathematics and optical design. He has made numerous contributions via individual optical components that he has designed, and has created...

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Dean's Seminar: How to Solve Physical Problems with Computers

May 14, 2010

Speaker: Bo Dong, Drexel University

Date: May 19, 2010
Time: 3:30 - 5:00 PM
Place: Disque Hall, Room 109...

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Distinguished Visitor Lecture: Integral Geometry as Gelfand's Way of Discovering Mathematics

January 09, 2010

This lecture is dedicated to the memory of Israel M. Gelfand (1913-2009), a great mathematician who had a crucial influence on many areas of 20th century mathematics. His active mathematical life spanned nearly 80...

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Dimitrios Papadopoulos and Yun Yoo Receive Teaching Awards

June 01, 2009

Teaching Assistants Dimitrios Papadopoulos and Yun Yoo received teaching awards for the 2008-2009 Academic Year. Dimitrios Papadopoulos received the Al Herr Teaching Assistant Award and Yun Yoo received the Assist...

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Dean's Seminar: "Inverse Problems: Determining the Equation from the Solution"

May 29, 2009

Speaker: Shari Moskow, Drexel University
Date: June 3, 2009
Time: 3:30 - 5:00 PM
Place: Disque Hall, Room 109


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