From the AMS Press releaseBianca Viray, a professor at the University of Washington, has been awarded the AMS Joan and Joseph Birman Fellowship for Women Scholars for the 2022–2023 academic year. The fellowship gives exceptionally talented women extra research support during their mid-career years. The primary selection criterion is the excellence of the candidate's... Read more
Obituary from The Seattle Times
Allen (Al) Abbey Goldstein, Professor Emeritus at the University of Washington's Department of Mathematics, died at his home on January 21, 2022. Al was a pioneer in the field of optimization and numerical analysis and made significant contributions in his area of expertise.On January 7, 1925, Al was born to Joseph and Sophia Goldstein in Baltimore, Maryland. In his youth, his... Read more
Danny Shi joined the department as a tenure-track assistant professor in 2023. Danny works in algebraic topology. He received his SB in Mathematics from MIT and PhD from Harvard under the supervision of Prof. Mike Hopkins. He was an L.E. Dickson instructor at the University of Chicago before coming to Seattle.
Jonathan Zhu joined the department as a tenure-track assistant professor in 2023. Previously he was an NSF Postdoc at Princeton University, Research Fellow at ANU, and a Visiting Scholar... Read more
Shiping Cao received his PhD from Cornell University in 2022 under the supervision of Robert S. Strichartz and Laurent Saloff-Coste. His research is about analysis and stochastic processes on fractal spaces. He will be working with Zhen-Qing Chen.
Amrei Oswald received their PhD from the University of Iowa in 2022 under the supervision of Ryan Kinser. Their research is in noncommutative algebra, particularly quantum symmetry and the representation theory of finite dimensional algebras. They... Read more
The Math/ACMS student services team of Alice Boytz (Program Assistant), Dawn Kajimura (Academic Counselor), and Ryan Kozu (Senior Academic Counselor) have been named the UW's Association of Professional Advisers and Counselors (APAC) November Advisers-of-the-Month.
Their nominator said, "The Math/ACMS student services team is an incredible group of people committed to student success.... Read more
Excerpt from PERSPECTIVES | Article courtesy of Nancy Joseph
Each year, the Dean’s Medal honors one graduating senior from each of the College’s four divisions — Arts, Humanities, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences — based on academic performance and nominations from faculty.
DEAN’S MEDAL... Read more
Abeer Al Ahmadieh (advisor: Cynthia Vinzant) | Postdoc, Georgia Institute of Technology
Dissertation: Determinantal Representations and the Image of the Principal Minor Map
David Clancy (advisor: Soumik Pal) | Postdoc, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Dissertation: Epidemics on critical random graphs: limits and continuum descriptions
Nicolas Courts (advisor: Julia Pevtsova) | Postdoc, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center
Dissertation: Schroedinger's... Read more
Graduate Student Awards
Herman Chau | Tracy Chin | Kevin Tully
Excellence in Teaching:
Emily Casey | Jessie Loucks-Tavitas | Andrew Tawfeek
Craig McKibben and Sarah Merner Endowed Fellowship in Mathematics:
Vasiliy Ilin | Caelan Ritter
Lisa Tanzi and Charles Egerton Endowed Graduate Fellowship:
Kazanci, Mehmet Ve Fazilet Endowed Graduate Fellowship:
Steve Mitchell Graduate Fellowship for the Love of Mathematics:
R. Tyrrell... Read more