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Aug
8
2019
On August 1 2019, Dr. Dorina Mitrea became the new Chair and Professor of the Department of Mathematics at Baylor University. She replaces Dr. Lance Littlejohn who chaired the department from 2007-2019.
Aug
8
2019
On August 15 2019, the Department of Mathematics had a Wall of Honor installed on the third floor of the Sid Richardson Building to recognize its many generous donors. This was a project more than ten years in the making between Baylor's Office of Advancement and the Department of Mathematics.
Aug
8
2019
Dr. Marius Mitrea, formerly Professor of Mathematics at the University of Missouri, became a member of the Department of Mathematics on August 1, 2019. He joins his wife, Dorina, who became the new Chair of Baylor's Department of Mathematics.
Aug
8
2019
The Department of Mathematics welcomes several new faculty members in the fall of 2019. Joining the math faculty are Dr. Dorina Mitrea, who is the new Chair of the Department, new Full Professor Marius Mitrea, regular lecturers Reeve Hunter and Dana Winters, and Sergio Mayorga, a new post-doctoral fellow.
Aug
8
2019

Dr. John Ewing, President for Math for America and former Executive Director of the American Mathematical Society, will speak at Baylor University on October 15. His lecture, entitled "Is There An Education Crisis", will be delivered on October 15 at 4:00 pm in the Baylor Sciences Building D110.

Aug
8
2019
Luis Caffarelli (University of Texas) and Douglas Arnold (University of Minnesota) are the speakers in, respectively, the thirteenth annual Baylor Lecture Series in Mathematics and the twelfth annual Baylor Undergraduate Lecture Series in Mathematics. Both are internationally recognized for their fundamental research in mathematics.

Professor Caffarelli, the Sid Richardson Foundation Regents Chair in Mathematics at the University of Texas in Austin and a member of the National Academy of Sciences, will visit Baylor University on October 17-18. Professor Arnold, the McKnight Presidential Professor of Mathematics at the University of Minnesota, visits Baylor on December 5-6. Each will give two lectures on campus; their public lectures (October 18 and December 5) are suitable for faculty, students, and the general public.
Aug
8
2019
On the weekend of November 9-10 2019, Baylor's Department of Mathematics will be hosting the sixth meeting of the Brazos Analysis Seminar.

This NSF-funded series of analysis workshops meets every semester on campuses of the three sponsoring universities: Baylor University, Texas A&M University, and University of Houston. The topic of the meeting will be (loosely) centered around non-commutative functional/harmonic analysis.
Aug
7
2019
The seventh annual Texas Analysis and Mathematical Physics Symposium will be held at Rice University from January 31 - February 2, 2020.

More information can be found at TexAMP 2020.
Sep
25
2018
Sonny Whorton ('62) inducted into Baylor's Wall of Honor
Dr. Sonny Whorton, a football letterman (1957-1961) who earned dual degrees in math and physics in 1962, is an internationally recognized authority in biostatistics, epidemiology and environmental toxicology. On Saturday, September 21, he was inducted into Baylor's Wall of Honor. This award is open to any Baylor letterwinner and graduate who has achieved prominence or honor because of meritorious accomplishments in public or private life following their Baylor athletic career. In addition, each member of the Wall of Honor will have brought positive public recognition, credit and honor to Baylor University and the Baylor Athletic Department.
Aug
29
2018
The fourth meeting of the NSF-funded Brazos Analysis Seminar will be held on the campus of Texas A&M on September 29-30. The meeting will start at 9am on Saturday morning and end at 1pm on Sunday.
Aug
1
2018
Baylor's Department of Mathematics will host the annual Texas Analysis and Mathematical Physics (TexAMP) symposium on campus on October 26-28. TexAMP is a regional weekend meeting held annually. The meeting includes main presentations by leading researchers in their fields, and provides conference participants an opportunity to present contributed talks. This is the sixth annual TexAMP conference and the first to be held at Baylor University.
Jul
31
2018


The Department of Mathematics will welcome two new faculty members in the fall of 2018.

Joining the math faculty are Dr. John Lee, a new Assistant Professor, and Dr. Julienne Kabre, a new post-doctoral fellow.

Jul
31
2018
Peter Sarnak, Princeton number theorist, to deliver the 2018-2019 lectures in Baylor Lecture Series in Mathematics


Professor Peter Sarnak, the Eugene Higgins Professor of Mathematics and permanent member of the Institute of Advanced Study at Princeton, will deliver the lectures in the twelfth annual Baylor Lecture Series in Mathematics. Dr. Sarnak will visit Baylor on April 3-6, 2019.

Jul
31
2018
William Cook, Traveling Salesman Problem expert, to speak in November in Baylor Undergraduate Lecture Series in Mathematics


Professor William Cook, from the University of Waterloo and Johns Hopkins University, will be the eleventh speaker in the annual Baylor Undergraduate Lecture Series in Mathematics when he visits our campus from November 14-17. Dr. Cook will deliver two lectures, a public lecture and a colloquium talk, both suitable to a wide and varied audience.

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