Four members of the mathematics faculty are among the first class of American Mathematical Society Fellows. The program recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement communication, and utilization of mathematics.
Nearly 600 students from forty-seven Tennessee high schools battled in the UT-Pro2Serve Math Contest held at UT on October 25. But only ten students were awarded $4,000 annual scholarships to UT. Scholarships are funded by UT and Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek.
There are buzzers, eliminations and fierce competition. But there is no football and certainly no calculators in this bowl. The UT-Pro2Serve Math Contest, hosted by UT, will award ten lucky and bright students $4,000 annual scholarships to the university.
Professor Nikolay Brodskiy wasn’t satisfied with typical calculus textbooks so he came up with a big idea: create a website with more complete information to help students better understand the subject. Unsatisfied with the textbooks he’d found, Brodskiy began to write his own explanations and answers. He put them on a website to share with
Professor Conrad Plaut has assumed the headship of the Department of Mathematics. He previously directed the Math Honors Program and served as associate department head for undergraduate programs from 2003-2005. Plaut came to UT Knoxville in 1992 after completing a doctorate in differential geometry at the University of Maryland, College Park.
UT Knoxville will host a mathematics colloquium with Dr. Sreekanth Pannala of Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) at 3:35 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 26, in room 102 of the Haslam Business Building. Pannala is a senior research staff member in the Computer Science and Mathematics Division at ORNL. The colloquium is entitled “Bridging Atomistic to
While football bowl season is still a few weeks off, math bowl season is now under way. Next Tuesday, Oct. 27, more than 600 high school students will descend on UT Knoxville for the UT-Pro2Serve Math Contest, an annual day-long event pitting students from across the state in both individual and team competitions testing their