Prof. Sol Friedberg Named Fellow of the American Mathematical Society
Congratulations to Sol Friedberg for being named a Fellow of the AMS! Prof. Friedberg was specifically honored "For contributions to number theory, representation theory, and automorphic forms, and for the establishment of a new Ph.D. program in mathematics."
New External Grants
Math Professors CK Cheung and Solomon Friedberg, together with the LSOE's Prof. Lillie Albert, have been awarded a 6-year, $1.6 million, NSF grant entitled "Exemplary Mathematics Educators for High-need Schools." In addition, Profs. Friedberg, Avner Ash, Tao Li, and Rob Meyerhoff have received new federal grants for their mathematics research. Congratulations Avner, CK, Sol, Tao and Rob.
BC's Math Department has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Mathematical Sciences Center and Department of Mathematical Sciences at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, to encourage cooperation and the exchange of scholars.
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. Bill Keane, Asst. Chair for Undergraduates, for an advising appointment.
December 5, 2013 at 3:30 PM Campion 139 The Common Core State Standards for Mathematics Speaker: Jason Zimba, Ph.D Achieve the Core
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."