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Department News

Devin Chen attended the Tsinghua University International Summer School for the Environment in China, where his research using a second price auction model to allocate goods in carbon trading was awarded first place.

Congratulations to this year's award winners:
Crump Prize: Fiona Lynch
Outstanding Student Award: David Clayton
Eppes Scholarship: Isabel Benvenuti
Lawrence Scholarship: Rhiannon Begley

Dr. Jonathan Jedwab visited UR in March from Simon Frasier University to share his talk "What is a Research Mathematician?"

Devika Jhunjhunwala ‘19, Shuyi Chen ‘18, Quinn McDonough ’18, received an “Outstanding Poster” designation at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in January. Their poster, Concussion Detection Using Graph Theory and Logistic Regression, represented their research with Dr. Kathy Hoke and Dr. Joanna Wares.

Faculty Highlights

  • Dumbaugh Article

    Dr. Della Dumbaugh published "The 'Wide Influence' of Leonard Eugene Dickson," with colleague Amy Shell-Gellasch in the American Mathematical Society's Notices.

  • Ross Service Award

    Dr. Bill Ross was recently recgonized for 25 years of service to the University of Richmond.

  • Davis Fulbright

    Dr. Jim Davis recently received a Fulbright Global Scholar award, to allow him to travel to Germany, France, and Canada to work with colleagues on solving problems related to coding theory and combinatorics

  • Dumbaugh Book Award

    Dr. Della Dumbuagh co-edited A Century of Advancing Mathematics, which was recently named an Outstanding Academic Title by Choice, a publication of the Association of College and Research Libraries.

  • Ross Book

    Dr. Bill Ross recently published Introduction to Model Spaces and their Operators.

  • Davis Lecture

    Dr. Jim Davis recently gave a lecture, "Apple vs. Samsung: A Mathematical Battle," at the Institute for Mathematical Sciences at the National University of Singapore.

  • Wares Article

    Dr. Joanna Wares and colleagues recently published "Evaluating Infection Prevention Strategies in Out-Patient Dialysis Units Using Agent-Based Modeling," in PLOS One.

  • Dumbaugh Named Associate Dean

    Dr. Della Dumbaugh was named associate dean for the School of Arts and Sciences.

  • Wares and Hoke Research Profiled in Style Weekly

    Style Weekly profiled research conducted by Joanna Wares and Kathy Hoke and their VCU collaborators, which uses bio-math to help diagnose and measure brain injuries in soldiers.

  • Heather Russell Award

    Professor Heather Russell has been given a 2015 service award by the Association for Women in Mathematics.

Scholarship Repository Readership

The University of Richmond's Scholarship Repository shares faculty publications with a world-wide audience. The map below shows where articles from math and computer science faculty are being read around the globe.

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Mailing address:
Department of Math & Computer Science
212 Jepson Hall
28 Westhampton Way
University of Richmond, VA 23173

Phone: (804) 289-8077
Fax: (804) 287-6444

Department Chair: William Ross
Mathematics Program Coordinator: Lester Caudill
Administrative coordinator: Kathy Rothert