Our own Leonardo Zepeda-Nunez was part of this new method to expand the theoretical limit on the complexity of simulations. Computer simulations of waveforms are essential tools for researchers in many fields, from earth science …

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## Former Van Vleck Professor Chosen to Head Banff Research Station

Former Van Vleck Assistant Professor Malabika Pramanik has been appointed as Director of the Banff International Research Station as of July 1, 2020. She was in Madison between 2001 and 2004. She joined the University …

## Is a District Gerrymandered or Not?

Lorenzo Najt studies algorithms that can build a large group of maps for a state, predict their outcomes, then compare those to the map that legislators selected. He works with UW–Madison mathematics professor Jordan Ellenberg as …

## Exploring the world of Atari, doughnuts and geometry

Autumn Kent offered a perspective of mathematical thinking in terms of Atari, doughnuts and geometry in the recent “Fueling Discovery” insert for the Wisconsin State Journal. Link: https://madisonstatejournal-wi.newsmemory.com/?special=Fueling+Discovery

## How Math tracks the Coronavirus

Much of the discussion about the coronavirus comes from mathematical models about how we expect the coronavirus to behave. Professor Jordan Ellenberg has been discussing mathematical models of coronavirus in several online forums. Slate podcast …

## Qin Li joins in Coronavirus Fight

Qin Li has been working with other researchers here at the UW to combat coronavirus. She is part of a group of researchers, led by UW Geography Professor Song Gao, using cell phone tracking data …

## 2017 Talent Search Winner Named Goldwater Scholar

Mostafa Hassan, of Greenfield, Wisconsin, has been named 1 of 4 Goldwater Scholars for the UW this year. He will graduate in May 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and computer engineering. He is a …

## “Mathematics as a Team Sport” Article Features Autumn Kent

The article showcases a week in the life of the Oberwolfach Research Institute for Mathematics in Germany. During that week, our own Autumn Kent was part of a group of mathematicians who visited to discuss …

## Alumna teaches math through knitting

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel features Sara Jensen, a UW–Madison alumna and professor at Carthage College (Ph.D., 2014, Isaacs), who teaches students math through knitting. And we’re not just talking potholders. Someone actually knitted a working Rubik’s …

## Faculty Focus: Vadim Gorin

Vadim Gorin, who recently joined the UW-Madison Department of Mathematics, seeks to obtain precise mathematical descriptions for very large random systems. He is looking forward to teaching students that math is “interesting, unpredictable and beautiful.” Read …