# News

The 2017 IMA Prize in Mathematics and its Applications has been awarded to Jianfeng Lu, an associate professor in the Department of Mathematics at Duke University, with secondary appointments in the Departments of Chemistry and Physics. Lu received... read more »

The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) has announced that it will present the third AWM-Sadosky Research Prize in Analysis to Lillian Pierce, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Duke University at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in San Diego... read more »

Seven graduate students received their Phd in mathematics at the 2017 Graduation Ceremony:
Philip Andreae: [Advisor:Mark Stern] *Analytic Torsion, the Eta Invariant, and Closed Differential Forms on Spaces of Metrics*
Brian Fitzpatrick: [... read more »

Students and faculty enjoyed a break before exams to share food and conversation at the annual math party on April 24, 2017. Those who competed in the MCM/ICM competition received Duke Math shirts and certificates. Officers of DUMU and research... read more »

**Seth L. Warner**, Math Professor Emeritus, died April 20, 2017. Seth joined the Duke faculty as a research instructor in mathematics in 1955, became a professor in 1965, and served 11 years as departmental chairman before his... read more »

On Sunday April 23, the Duke mathematics department hosted the fourth Triangle Area Graduate Mathematics Conference (TAGMaC). The event was cosponsored by the graduate student AMS and SIAM chapters along with the Information Initiative at Duke (iiD... read more »

Graduate Student and new PhD, Hangjie (Jessie) Ji, was recognized by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) for her "outstanding efforts and accomplishments" on behalf of the Duke University SIAM chapter. She is pictured here with... read more »

Vinit Ranjan, Kelly Zhang, and Junmo Ryang are a group of prospective math majors who all met in high school at the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, where they first competed in MCM, but on separate teams. This year, they came... read more »

*Phillip Andreae graduated from Duke with a PhD in Mathematics, specializing in geometry. After graduation in 2016, he joined Meredith College as an Assistant Professor. While at Duke, Dr....* read more »

For centuries, mathematicians tried to solve problems by adding new values to the usual numbers. Now they’re investigating the unintended consequences of that tinkering.... read more »