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Read article: Searching for missing links between geometry and quantum field theory
Searching for missing links between geometry and quantum field theory
Daniel Berwick-Evans, assistant professor of mathematics, studies connections between quantum field theories, differential geometry, and algebraic topology. He is the lead investigator for the NSF CAREER project “...
Read article: Mathematics Development Advisory Board holds annual meeting, inducts new members
Mathematics Development Advisory Board holds annual meeting, inducts new members
On November 17, 2023, the Mathematics Development Advisory Board (MDAB) convened for its 14th annual meeting at the Alice Campbell Alumni Center in Urbana, IL. The MDAB is comprised of UIUC mathematics alumni,...
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Read article: U of I math professor receives Steele Prize
U of I math professor receives Steele Prize
The American Mathematical Society (AMS) recently announced the winners of the 2024 Leroy P. Steele Prize for Seminal Contribution to Research. Five people were awarded the prestigious prize; among them was University of...
Read article: The Illinois Geometry Lab is now the Illinois Mathematics Lab
The Illinois Geometry Lab is now the Illinois Mathematics Lab
The Illinois Geometry Lab (IGL), operated by the Department of Mathematics at UIUC, offers some of the most sought-after experiences to math majors at Illinois, providing opportunities for students to work directly with faculty members on mathematics research projects. But its name has been a...
Read article: Results are in for UIUC fall math contests
Results are in for UIUC fall math contests
In late October, students gathered to compete in two local math contests at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign: the Paul Erdős Mock Putnam Exam and the Paul Erdős Freshman Math Contest. The Department of Mathematics has sponsored local contests in mathematics for decades. In 2023, each of...

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