# AY 24-25

#### Department of Mathematics and Statistics Colloquium (Nov 21)

Join the Math & Stat Department for our Colloquium on Thursday, November 21, which will feature a talk by Dr. Albert Cohen (Michigan State Univeristy). His topic will be "A dynamic pythagorean exponent: Applications to baseball and structural modeling in risk management". Refreshments to be served before the talk!

LEARN MORE#### Mathematics and Statistics Colloquium (Oct 17)

Join the Math & Stat Department for our Colloquium on Thursday, October 17, which will feature a talk by Dr. Sven Leyffer (Argonne National Laboratory). His topic will be "Topological Design Problems and Integer Optimization". Click to learn more details about the talk!

LEARN MORE#### SIAM Informational Meeting (Oct 9)

Join Loyola's chapter of SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) for an Informational Meeting. Learn more about how to become a member and the exciting opportunities included with membership. Food and beverages will be provided!

LEARN MORE#### Undergraduate Research Colloquium (Sep 26)

Our second Undergraduate Research Colloquium this semester will be happening this coming Thursday (September 26). We will hear about more exciting research by our students! Click to learn more information about the speakers and their topics.

LEARN MORE#### Undergrad Summer Research Workshop (Sep 24)

Join us for a workshop designed for undergraduate math students interested in exploring summer research opportunities. It provides insights into how to find, apply for, and succeed in math summer research programs, both within academic settings and through industry-sponsored initiatives. Click to learn more!

LEARN MORE#### Math and Magic (Sep 19)

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics welcomes Sergio A. Fernandez de Soto Guerrero for a night of Math and Magic! Join us as he uses math to develop new magic tricks involving decks of cards. Extensive knowledge of mathematics is not needed to attend! Click to learn more about the details.

LEARN MORE#### Special Seminar (Sep 17)

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is hosting a special seminar featuring a talk by Andrew Ducharme, a graduate of LUC math and physics (currently pursuing a PhD in physics at the University of Oregon). He will be discussing his topic "Fourier analysis of highly oscillatory functions e^{i*t(x)}". Click to learn more about the talk and pre-talk tea!

LEARN MORE#### Undergraduate Research Colloquium (Sep 12)

We are very happy to announce the first Undergraduate Research Colloquium this semester, where we will hear about exciting research by some of our students. Join us for talks from Sarah Riaz, Amanda Newton, and Anurathi Madasi. Before the talks, we will get together for some tea/coffee and snacks. Click to learn more!

LEARN MORE#### Xiang Wan Awarded NSF LEAPS Grant

Xiang Wan, an assistant professor in our department, was awarded an NSF LEAPS grant. This is one of the most prestigious grants that the National Science Foundation gives out to junior researchers. It will fund many activities over the next two years, including student research, seminars, our recently established Student SIAM Chapter, and travel to conferences and workshops. Congratulations!

#### Two Math Professors Awarded AMS-Simons Travel Grants

Rafael S. González D’León and Carmen Rovi, both assistant professors in our department, each recently received AMS-Simon's travel grants. These grant are awarded by the American Mathematical Society and will support a significant amount of travel over the next two years, allowing Drs. Gonzalez and Rovi to collaborate on important research with mathematicians from around the world. It will also help support seminars within our department. Congratulations!