Category: Research

GSG Award Winners – Mathematical Sciences

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.

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Faculty Awarded Jackson Grants

Due to a generous gift from William G. Jackson, the William G. Jackson Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) is pleased to announce the 2015 grant recipients. Nearly $55,000 in grants were awarded to instructors and teams of instructors at $1,000, $5,000 and $10,000 levels. These grants will support course/program reform or expansion projects using blended and online learning.

Lecturer Jason Gregersen and Associate Professors Todd King and Stefaan De Winter were awarded a $10,000-level grant for Extension of Blended Learning across the Calculus Sequence.

Ben Ong, Assistant Professor, was awarded a $1,000-level grant for Computational Science Models.

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Vladimir Tonchev Named Inaugural Igor Kliakhandler Fellow

Professor Vladimir Tonchev has been named the inaugural Igor Kliakhandler Fellow in the Department of Mathematical Sciences.

Igor Kliakhandler, a former Michigan Tech faculty member, established the eponymous fellowship to stimulate research activity in the mathematical sciences. A portion of the funding will be used to hold a conference or workshop each year.

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