Post Tagged with: "mathematics news"

Mathematics Doctoral Students Teach Young Scholars at Summer Camps

Javier Ronquillo Rivera taught children at the Bridge to Enter Advanced Mathematics program.

by Kristin M. Distel Erik Hieta-aho and Javier Ronquillo Rivera, doctoral students in the Mathematics Department, spent part of their summer teaching mathematics to middle school students. Hieta-aho, who studies algebra and coding theory, worked at Loyola Marymount University as part of the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth. Ronquillo […]

Read more ›
February 13, 2017 at 8:20 amIn Class

El-Barrad Puts Math and Economics Skills to Work

Abdalah El-Barrad

“At the Voinovich School, I gained real world skills that have helped prepare me for industry and academia while creating a positive impact on the world,” says Abdalah El-Barrad, a double-major in Economics and Applied Mathematics. He was an Undergraduate Research Scholar with the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public […]

Read more ›
January 13, 2017 at 12:23 pmIn Class Research

Three A&S Faculty Recognized in Ohio Magazine

Dr. Lauren McMills

From Compass Three College of Arts & Sciences faculty—five Ohio University faculty members in total—are among the more than 65 educators from across the state recognized in Ohio Magazine’s annual “Excellence in Education” issue. The three are Dr. Klaus Himmeldirk, Senior Lecturer of Chemistry & Biochemistry; Dr. Lauren McMills, Assistant […]

Read more ›
December 20, 2016 at 9:17 amFaculty in the News In the News

Math Alum Joins Ohio University Foundation Board

David Levy

By Zulfa Rizqiya From Compass The Ohio University Foundation Board of Trustees welcomes four new trustees to the Bobcat family this fall. Mathematics alum David “Dave” P. Levy joins, along with Casey A. Christopher, Dr. Daryl R. Sybert, and R. Scott Durcanin. They were elected to the board during the […]

Read more ›
November 30, 2016 at 7:30 pmAlumni

Math Alum Talks to Actuarial Science Majors about Careers

Alum Jacob Robertson, right, presents to Actuarial Science majors during an information session in Copeland Hall on Oct. 6. Seated on the left is Abe Kassem, a junior Actuarial Science major.

Mathematics alumni Jacob Robertson ’13 visited campus in October to talk to fellow Actuarial Science major about careers—and to conduct internship interviews for his employer, Erie Insurance. A team from Erie Insurance held an information session for Actuarial Sciences majors on Oct. 6 and conducted campus interviews for interns on […]

Read more ›
October 7, 2016 at 10:54 amAlumni News

WOUB Airs Navajo Math Circles, Featuring Klein’s Work, Nov. 3

Dr. Bob Klein was one of the Math Camp leaders in July 2014.

WOUB airs the film Navajo Math Circles on Thursday, Nov. 3 at 9 p.m. The film features work by Dr. Robert Klein, Associate Professor of Mathematics at Ohio University. Hundreds of Navajo children in recent years have found themselves at the center of a lively collaboration with mathematicians from around […]

Read more ›
October 2, 2016 at 3:45 pmEvents

Jacob Williamson | Burning Out Swiftly: SN 2005da and Its Curious Nature

Jacob Williamson | Burning Out Swiftly: SN 2005da and Its Curious Nature

By Jacob Williamson (B.S. Astrophysics & B.S. Mathematics, Class of 2017) I worked with Dr. Ryan Chornock in Physics & Astronomy during the summer 2015 on classification of supernovae based on light curves and spectral data. Specifically, I focused on one supernova from 2005, SN 2005da, which was classified as a […]

Read more ›
June 27, 2016 at 1:25 pmIn Class