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OSU Department of Mathematics Newsletter
Autumn 2018
Autumn 2018
Autumn 2018
Welcome from the Chair
Undergraduate Research at Ohio State
Nearly 40 years of Actuarial Science at Ohio State
The Erdős Institute: Academic Entrepreneurship
The Integrated Major in Mathematics and English
Best and Calder named co-directors of Mathematical Biosciences Institute
David Goss Technology and Academic Innovation Stimulus Fund
Faculty Success Spotlight: Adriana Dawes and Veronica Ciocanel
New faculty spotlight: Jennifer Park
Jean-François Lafont appointed Chair of the Department of Mathematics
Welcome from the Chair
In this issue
Welcome from the Chair
Dear Friends of the Department, In the year since our last online newsletter, the department has seen a fair amount of change. Our former chair, Dr. Luis…
Undergraduate Research at Ohio State
Many undergraduate students would like to become involved in research experience in mathematics. The department has created a webpage to identify faculty who may be interested in mentoring…
Nearly 40 years of Actuarial Science at Ohio State
Founded in 1979, Ohio State's undergraduate actuarial science program will have its 40th anniversary next year. Over almost 40 years of time, the program has produced hundreds of actuaries for…
The Erdős Institute: Academic Entrepreneurship
When you think of math professors, chances are you don’t think about corporate engagement and commercialization. When Associate Professor Roman Holowinsky started his career at Ohio State…
The Integrated Major in Mathematics and English
The Integrated Major in Math and English (IMME) represents an innovative collaboration between the Department of Mathematics and the Department of English. The IMME program is designed to…
Best and Calder named co-directors of Mathematical Biosciences Institute
Professor of mathematics Janet Best and professor of statistics Catherine (Kate) Calder were recently appointed co-directors of the Mathematical Biosciences Institute. The Mathematical…
David Goss Technology and Academic Innovation Stimulus Fund
David Goss was a longtime member of the Department of Mathematics at Ohio State. He received his PhD from Harvard in 1977 under the direction…
Faculty Success Spotlight: Adriana Dawes and Veronica Ciocanel
PhD mathematician Adriana Dawes (right) is an associate professor who splits her time between the Department of Mathematics and the…
New faculty spotlight: Jennifer Park
The Department of Mathematics welcomes its newest tenure track faculty member: Jennifer Park. Park received her PhD from MIT in 2014 under the…