Professor Hema Srinivasan from the Mathematics Department has been invited by the President of the American Mathematical Society to join the 2018 class of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society.  Professor Srinivasan was chosen for this honor in view of her distinguished contributions to mathematics.  

The Fellows of the American Mathematical Society program recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics.

Congratulations, Professor Srinivasan!

“Mathematics is a kind of art for me,” says Lenka Slavíková, a mathematician
who is rated by her former advisor Professor Luboš Pick
from Charles University in Prague as an “extremely exceptional scientific
talent”. Lenka has received awards from several international
mathematical competitions, as well as has several published works,
including a co-authoring article, which appeared in the prestigious
scientific journal Advances in Mathematics. The results of her bachelor
thesis were published in 2012 by Mathematische Nachrichten.

Shuichiro Takeda of the University of Missouri has been awarded the prestigious AMS Centennial Fellowship for the 2017-2018 academic year. The fellowship carries a stipend of US \$91,000, plus an expense allowance of US \$9,100. Shuichiro Takeda obtained a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Tokyo University of Science and master's degrees in philosophy and mathematics from San Francisco State University. In 2006, he earned a PhD in mathematics from the University of Pennsylvania.