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Assistant Professor Openings

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The Mathematics Department of Washington University in St. Louis, MO, has two openings for tenure track Assistant Professors, one in mathematics, and one in statistics, to begin August 2018.

Dr. Spitznagel Honored by Academy of Science-Saint Louis

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The Academy of Science will honor Dr. Edward Spitznagel on April 6 for his "contributions to the statistical analysis of medical studies."

ISBA Awards Dr. Nan Lin and Qing Li

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The International Society for Bayesian Analysis has awarded Dr. Nan Lin and former Ph.D. student Qing Li for their research on the Bayesian Elastic Net.

Professor John McCarthy Wins Award

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Mathematics Professor and Chair John McCarthy received the G. de B. Robinson Award in December along with University of California Professor Jim Agler.

Cultivating Faculty Diversity

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See how Washington University in Saint Louis' Chancellor's Graduate Fellowship Program is expanding diversity in academia.

Field of Dreams Conference

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University hosts annual conference that helps connect students from underrepresented groups with doctoral programs in mathematics.

Professor Jose Figueroa-Lopez Receives NSF Grant

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Professor Jose Figueroa-Lopez receives an NSF Grant for research on Optimal and Adaptive Nonparametric Methods for High-Frequency Data.

Uniting Statisticians and Mathematicians

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Last weekend, from Sept. 30 to Oct. 2, top statisticians and mathematicians came to Washington University in St. Louis for the first-ever Workshop on Higher-Order Asymptotics and Post-Selection Inference (WHOA-PSI).

Professor Rachel Roberts Receives an NSF Grant for Collaborative Research on Taut Foliations and Contact Topology

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Contact and symplectic topology are branches of mathematics that are motivated by Physics, specifically by classical mechanics and thermodynamics. This National Science Foundation funded project seeks to extend the application of physical phenomena to the study of three-dimensional topology.

Assistant Professor Job Opening

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The Mathematics Department of Washington University in St. Louis, MO, has two openings for tenure track Assistant Professor in mathematics, to begin August 2017.

John Shareshian receives NSF Grant

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John Shareshian studies problems in combinatorics that arise in or have consequences for other fi elds of mathematics. There are close connections between combinatorics and other fi elds of mathematics in which non-discrete objects are studied, including topology and geometry. The work of Shareshian involves the close study of such connections, with the aim of solving problems about both discrete and non-discrete structures.

National Science Foundation (NSF) Grant for Math Department's John McCarthy

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John McCarthy has received a five-year grant from the National Science Foundation to study Operator Theory and Applications. He will study problems in operator theory, function theory, and in non-commutative functions.