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Texas Analysis and Mathematical Physics Symposium 2016 will be held at Rice on October 21-23, 2016. For more details check the conference website.
Rice University Math Circle has finished its Spring 2016 program. Please check the website for updates about the Fall 2016 program.
Each year the George R. Brown Award for Superior Teaching honors top Rice professors as determined by the votes of the alumni who graduated two to five years ago. This year Professor Anthony Varilly-Alvarado was among those selected. Congratulations Tony! More from the Rice News.
The paper Quantum Intermittency for Sparse CMV Matrices with an Application to Quantum Walks on the Half-Line by David Damanik, Jon Erickson, Jake Fillman, Gerhardt Hinkle and Alan Vu has been accepted for publication in Journal of Approximation Theory, which is a leading journal publishing research on orthogonal polynomials and CMV matrices. This paper resulted from an intensive 5-week summer research project in 2015 involving three Rice math majors.
G.C. Evans instructor Neil Fullarton was awarded a Fall 2016 Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) postdoctoral fellowship. He will travel to the Institute in Berkeley, California this Fall to study geometric group theory. Congratulations, Neil!
Jake Fillman, who graduated with a Ph.D. from the Rice University mathematics department in Spring 2015, has been awarded the 2014 Annales Henri Poincaré Prize for the best paper published in AHP that year. In this paper Jake and his coauthors studied continuum Schrödinger operators associated with aperiodic subshifts and proved that the spectrum is a Cantor set of zero Lebesgue measure if the subshift satisfies the Boshernitzan condition. This was in fact Jake's very first research paper ever. Congratulations!
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