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Algebra Seminar Features Joaquin Diaz-Boils of Ecuador

Joaquin Diaz-Boils

The algebra seminar this semester will run on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:30-5:30 p.m. in Morton 313. The speaker for the first seven weeks will be Professor Joaquin Diaz-Boils of the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador (PUCE) , Quito, Ecuador. He will be dictating a CRA workshop sponsored by the Ohio […]

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August 2, 2017 at 5:15 pmEvents

Math Welcome New Assistant Professor, Marcel Bischoff

Dr. Marcel Bischoff

The Mathematics Department welcomes Dr. Marcel Bischoff, who starts as Assistant Professor this fall. His NSF-funded research involves finding models for symmetries in quantum field theory, which combines the principles of quantum physics and the theory of special relativity, with potential application for quantum computing. Most recently, he was a […]

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July 29, 2017 at 10:02 amUncategorized

Grad Student Presents Math Circle Problem at MathFest 2017

Rebin Muhammad

Ohio University Mathematics graduate student Rebin Muhammad contributed a paper to a session on  “My Favorite Math Circle Problem” at MathFest 2017, held July 26-29 in Chicago. Muhammad’s problem was “Islamic Geometric Pattern.” Abstract: An Islamic geometric pattern (IGP) is a 2D wallpaper that is created by using only a compass […]

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July 28, 2017 at 3:19 pmResearch

Klein Named Representative at Large to Mathematical Association of America Congress

Clockwise, from left: Ohio University students Chloe Farmer, Michele Post, Brittany Centorbi, and Josh Davis, as well as Associate Professor Bob Klein, center, examine an ancient math text during a special presentation at Alden Library on April 18, 2014. During the presentation, students enrolled in Professor Klein's History of Mathematics course viewed some of the centuries-old math manuscripts that are stored in the library's Special Collections section. Photo by Lauren Pond

Dr. Robert Klein, Associate Professor of Mathematics, was elected to the Mathematical Association of America Congress as one of six “representatives at large,” representing Teacher Education for a three-year term. Klein is serving as Interim Associate Dean at Ohio University Lancaster. “The Mathematical Association of America is the largest professional […]

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July 27, 2017 at 1:19 pmNews

Math’s Savin Breaks Through Boundaries

Tatiana Savin (right) and Lanre Akinyemi model crystal growth using mathematics.

By Amanda Biederman NQPI editorial intern Dr. Tatiana Savin, Associate Professor of Mathematics and Nanoscale & Quantum Phenomena Institute member at Ohio University,  is utilizing her unique expertise to address physical problems using mathematical tools. In a paper accepted for publication in Contemporary Mathematics in collaboration with Israel Institute of […]

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May 14, 2017 at 9:24 pmNews Research

AAUW Athens Branch Hosts Dynamic Math and Science Program for Girls, May 13

Shifra Narasimhan, left and Abigail Tadlock learn to build a simple circuit during the Tech Savvy workshop at Ohio University May 17, 2014. The event exposes girls from sixth through ninth grade to thee field of science, technology, engineering and math. Photo by Ohio University / Jonathan Adams

Although women hold close to half of all jobs in the U.S. economy, they hold less than 25 percent of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) jobs. The Athens Branch is one of 23 AAUW National Tech Savvy sites working to improve those numbers. The Athens branch hosts an AAUW […]

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May 1, 2017 at 9:00 pmEvents

Math, Geography Grad Students Get Outstanding Teaching Awards

Shehzad Ahmed

By Emily Bartelheim From Compass Two College of Arts & Sciences students—Shehzad Ahmed from Mathematics and Dana Williams from Geography—were among four Ohio University students presented with the Graduate Associate Outstanding Teaching Award during the annual ceremony April 13. The Graduate Associate Outstanding Teaching Award program was established in 1987 […]

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April 17, 2017 at 3:29 pmNews