Professor Iosif Pinelis (Math) published a paper titled “Geometrically Convergent Sequences of Upper and Lower Bounds on the Wallis Ratio and Related Expressions” in Mathematical Inequalities and Applications, 2015, vol. 18, number one. An abstract is available online.
The Graduate School and Graduate Student Government proudly announce the 2014-2015 academic year winners (see Tech Today for all winners).
Shuaimin Kang (MS candidate, Applied Mathematics) and Rachel Rupnow (MS candidate, Pure Mathematics) received the Outstanding Scholarship Award recognizing academic performance in areas such as excellent GPA, originality in research, leadership and teamwork. Bryan Freyberg (PhD candidate, Discrete Mathematics) and Ethan Novak (PhD candidate, Discrete Mathematics) received the Outstanding Teaching Award recognizing graduate students who have exhibited exceptional ability as a teacher, have received excellent evaluations from students, as well as gaining the respect of faculty in their departments.
Associate Professor Fabrizio Zanello (Math) coauthored the following series of two papers with MIT undergraduate student Colin Sandon, “Warnaar’s Bijection and Colored Partition Identities, I,” in the Journal of Combinatorial Theory, Series A 120 (2013), no. 1, 28-38; and “Warnaar’s Bijection and Colored Partition Identities, II,” in Ramanujan Journal 33 (2014), no. 1, 83-120.