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Recent Department News


Fall 2016

Texas Analysis and Mathematical Physics Symposium 2016 was held at Rice on October 21-23, 2016. For more details check the conference website.

Spring 2016

Rice Program in Mathematics for students entering the 10th or 11th grade in the Fall of 2016 was held on the Rice campus June 13-June 24, 2016. More information can be found on the program website.

Patterns, Math & You for students entering the 8th or 9th grade in the Fall of 2016 was held on the Rice campus May 31-June 10, 2016. More information can be found on the program website.

Topology in dimension 3.5: A conference in memory of Tim Cochran was held at Rice on June 1-4, 2016. For more details check the conference website.

103nd Commencement May 13-14 - Congratulations to our 2016 graduates!

Analysis of PDEs of Fluid Mechanics was held at Rice on May 9-12, 2016. For more details check the conference website.

Cochran Prize in Mathematics - To honor Professor Tim Cochran, the Department has established a memorial fund to create a Cochran Prize in Mathematics which will be awarded to an outstanding female undergraduate or graduate student in mathematics. For more information on how to contribute to the fund, please see this webpage.

Honoring Rice Graduate Claude LeBrun - After receiving his BA degree from Rice in 1977, Claude LeBrun went on to have an accomplished career in Mathematics. To recognize his achievements, a Conference on Differential Geometry honoring Claude LeBrun's mathematical contributions will be held in Montreal in July of this year.

2016 Wolfe Lecture in Mathematics - Dr. John Pardon (Stanford University) presented this year's Wolfe Lecture on Thursday, April 14. Details can be found on the Lecture homepage.

Letao Zhang recommended for NSF Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Fellowship - May 2014 graduate Letao Zhang has been recommended for the prestigious NSF postdoc research fellowship. This award supports future leaders in Mathematics by facilitating their participation in postdoctoral research environments that will have maximal impact on their future scientific development. Zhang proposed continuing her research in algebraic geometry at Stony Brook, where she is currently a James H. Simons Instructor, under the guidance of Robert Lazarsfeld.