Drs. Saydam and Wang received an NSF grant to support conference: Invitation to Mathematics
Drs. Azime Serpil Saydam and Yunjiao Wang have secured an NSF grant of $17,312 for support of hosting
the Conference: Invitation to Mathematics”. The conference will be held from 9/22/2018 – 9/23/2018.
Conference: Invitation to Mathematics
The department of Mathematics at the Texas Southern University will hold a conference on 9/22/2018-9/23/2018 with a tentative title ‘Invitation to Mathematics’
Goals of the conference are
- introduce undergraduates to the research world in mathematics;
- encourage students from underrepresented minority group to pursue Ph.D program in Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences;
- show possible career paths with a math degree; and
- provide an opportunity for undergraduates and graduates from underrepresented minority group to interact with peers from other institutions.
The conference will consist of a list of research talks, a poster session, a panel discussion session that with a focus on addressing possible career paths with a math degree.
See the conference page for more details.
Acknowledgements: The conference is supported by NSF.
Dr. Yunjiao Wang Receives Research Initiative Award from NSF
Dr. Yunjiao Wang has received a Research Initiative Award from National Science Foundation. This award starts 5/1/2018 and ends 4/30/ 2021 and is expected to total $283,194.
Faith Grace and Erika Martinz attended the Field of Dreams Conference at Washington University
Our students, Faith Grace, Erika Martinz and our graduate, Kevin Harris, attended the Field of Dreams Conference at Washington University at St. Louis, Fall 2017.
Society of Urban Mathematicians (SUM)