Title: Khovanov homology, tangles, and strong inversions
Liam Watson University of California Los Angeles
Nine math undergraduate students and four math graduate students were awarded I-Center research scholarships during the 2012-2013 academic year. They are finishing up their research projects.
Math Graduate Teaching Assistant Vincent Pigno receives the Presidential Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. The purpose of this award is to recognize excellence in teaching performance in the undergraduate program, and to provide an incentive to achieve that goal. There are four $2500 awards made each year for excellence in undergraduate teaching. One of these awards goes to a graduate teaching assistant.
Alexander Rosenberg Memorial Conference will take place March 5 - 6, 2013, Manhattan, Kansas.
The 3rd Graduate Research Conference in Algebra and Representation Theory will take place on April 12 -14, 2013.The conference will feature talks by graduate students working in algebra and representation theory and invited lectures given by Professor V. Futorny (Universidade de Sao Paulo) and Professor E. Poletaeva (University of Texas-Pan American). The event is hosted by K-State math graduate students. The support is provided by NSF grant DMS-1315268 and by the Department of Mathematics at Kansas State University. For more information visit webpage of the conference
During June 17-21, 2013, the Department of Mathematics will host an NSF-CBMS Regional Research Conference in Mathematical Sciences on The Global Behavior of Solutions to Critical Nonlinear Wave Equations with Professor Carlos Kenig (University of Chicago) as main speaker. In addition to Professor Kenig's ten lectures, invited talks will be delivered by other experts in these fields. Registration is now open.