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Mathematics Colloquium | Efim Zelmanov on Growth Functions and Wreath Products, Nov. 12

Dr. Efim Zelmanov

The Surender K. Jain Lecture Series at Ohio University presents Dr. Efim Zelmanov in a Mathematics Colloquium on “Growth functions and wreath products” on Thursday, Nov. 12, from 4 to 5 p.m. EST. Join on Zoom. Zelmanov is Professor of Mathematics and the Rita L. Atkinson Endowed Chair at the […]

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November 1, 2020 at 9:15 pmEvents

Retirement | For Aizicovici’s Students, the Difference Was Magical Lectures, Professional Passion

Professor Emeritus Sergiu Aizicovici

Dr. Sergiu Aizicovici developed a passion for mathematics in middle school, so choosing math as his college major was an easy decision—a decision that led to a 31-year career in the Mathematics Department at Ohio University. His passion for math never waned, and his time in Athens adds up to […]

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August 17, 2020 at 11:31 amNews

University Mourns Math Associate Professor Emeritus Munukutla Sastry

University Mourns Math Associate Professor Emeritus Munukutla Sastry

Dr. Munukutla Sastry, Associate Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at Ohio University, passed away on May 28 at the age of 84, according to his obituary in the Athens Messenger: Sastry, as he was known to all, was born on July 24, 1935 in Chodavaram, India. Sastry came to the U.S. […]

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July 17, 2020 at 1:14 pmNews

Three Arts & Sciences Faculty on Coronavirus Experts Livestream, May 1

Three Arts & Sciences Faculty on Coronavirus Experts Livestream, May 1

 Three College of Arts & Sciences faculty are featured as Ohio University hosts its first Ask the Experts livestream on YouTube, Twitter and Facebook at 1:30 p.m., Friday, May 1. These faculty will discuss coronavirus and the economic and human impacts of this global pandemic: Dr. Winfried Just, Professor […]

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April 30, 2020 at 5:11 pmEvents

The Coronavirus Number to Watch is R-Zero, Says Math Expert

Dr. Winfried Just

 When Ohio University multimedia Journalism student Taylor Bruck interviewed experts from different disciplines across campus to find out more about the topic of the novel coronavirus in today’s headlines, Dr. Winfried Just was there to look at how mathematical modeling helps provide an analytical tool for assessing prevention strategies […]

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March 4, 2020 at 4:04 pmNews Research

Kennedy Museum Exhibit Immerses Visitors in Indigenous Math Circles

From left, Jeff Carr, Sally Fowler, Bob Klein and Henry Fowler examine a weaving in the Edwin L. and Ruth E. Kennedy Southwest Native American Collection.

From Ohio University News Ohio University’s Kennedy Museum of Art opened “Pattern & Disruption: Diné Lifeways and Embedded Mathematics” on Feb. 1 with an opening reception, traditional weaving demonstration and curator walk and talk. The exhibit draws from the Edwin L. and Ruth E. Kennedy Southwest Native American Collection and […]

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February 2, 2020 at 10:48 amNews

Bischoff Authors ‘Spontaneous Symmetry Breaking from Anyon Condensation’

Dr. Marcel Bischoff

Dr. Marcel Bischoff co-authored “Spontaneous symmetry breaking from anyon condensation” in the Journal of High Energy Physics. Bischoff is Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Ohio University. Abstract: In a physical system undergoing a continuous quantum phase transition, spontaneous symmetry breaking occurs when certain symmetries of the Hamiltonian fail to be preserved […]

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December 12, 2019 at 11:45 amResearch