ICM Invitation to Prof. Tao Li
Congratulations to Tao Li, Professor and Assistant Chair for Graduate Programs, who has been invited to give an address at the 2014 International Congress of Mathematicians. Such an invitation is one of mathematics' highest honors.
NSF Graduate Fellowship Award
Congratulations to Lisa Piccirillo '13, who has been awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship to pursue a Ph.D. in mathematics.
First Math Ph.D.
Congratulations to David Hansen, who successfully defended his doctoral dissertation "Overconvergent cohomology: theory and applications." Dave will become the first Ph.D. in math this spring.
Congratulations to Assistant Profs. Joshua Greene and David Treumann who have been selected as 2013 Sloan Fellows in recognition of their outstanding scholarship.
Distinguished Ordway Lecturer
Solomon Friedberg, Professor and Chair, has been selected as Distinguished Ordway Lecturer at the University of Minnesota. Prof. Friedberg will give a series of lectures there during the 2013-2014 academic year.
The department of mathematics at Boston College has 253 undergraduate majors. Meet seven of them.
Meet five members of the department's inaugural class of Ph.D. candidates.
A math major is the path to a wide range of exciting careers. Wondering what mathematicians do? Look here and here. If you want to be a math major, please email Prof. Dan Chambers, Asst. Chair for Undergraduates, for an advising appointment.
Math Lectures and Seminars at BC will resume in the fall.
The BC Problem Solving Group will resume meeting in the fall.
Dan Wolf '82 believes the mathematics department at Boston College instilled in him a love of learning. "The professors at Boston College shared their deep passion for math and how it could be used to solve problems."
Karen Golden Russell '91 uses the rigorous and quantitative thought processes she learned as a math major "on a daily basis to bring order to the business world."