AMS Graduate Student Chapter Highlight: Roozbah Gharakhloo
School of Science announces Top 100 Students for 2018
INDIANAPOLIS – With 41 students on this year’s Top 100 list, nearly half of the students recognized are enrolled in the School of Science. This year’s Top 100 honorees were recognized at the annual awards dinner where the Top 10 students and Top student were also named.
A panel of alumni, faculty and staff select the top students based on nominations by faculty and staff. The students who were selected show strength in scholastic achievement, collegiate and co-curricular activities and civic/community service.
Math researcher elected to the Polish Academy of Sciences
INDIANAPOLIS - IUPUI professor of mathematical sciences Michal Misiurewicz has been elected a foreign member of the Polish Academy of Sciences. This honor recognizes Misiurewicz's lifetime achievements in mathematics, including proving some basic results in one-dimensional dynamics.
This distinction is "a clear indication of our great appreciation and of (Misiurewicz's) leading position in science, as well as of (his) significant contribution to the development of scientific cooperation with Poland," stated Polish Academy of Sciences president Jerzy Duszynski.
Distinguished Professor Alexander Its at IUPUI receives IU President's Medal for Excellence
IUPUI Chancellor Nasser H. Paydar presented the medal to Its on behalf of IU President Michael A. McRobbie at the annual Academic Excellence Dinner on Oct. 24.
"This latest honor adds to the many accolades reflecting the tremendous contributions that Dr. Its has made to the discipline of mathematics at IUPUI and around the world," Paydar said. "To present the award to him on behalf of President McRobbie was a privilege I will never forget."