# News

## Workshop on ”Combinatorics, at the crossroads of Algebra, Geometry, and Topology”

The Mathematics Department will host a one-day workshop on the topics ”Combinatorics, at the crossroads of Algebra, Geometry, and Topology” on September 23, 2016. The list of speakers includes many internationally known experts in the field, and can be viewed at this link: http://ivanmartino.com/AMS_Bowdoin_2016.php . The workshop will be organized by Professor Alex Suciu and Dr. Ivan Martino, who has […]

## New faculty member joins the Math Department

The Mathematics Department is happy to welcome Professor Jonathan Mboyo Esole, who will join us starting in Fall 2016. Professor Esole was most recently a Benjamin Peirce Fellow in the Department of Mathematics at Harvard University. His area of research lies at the interface of string theory and mathematics, and is supported by a multi-year grant […]

## National Science Foundation Award for Professor Alina Marian

The National Science Foundation has awarded a three year grant to Professor Alina Marian to fund her research as PI on the project “Moduli Theory of Sheaves Over Low-Dimensional Varieties”, starting in September 2016. The award is from the Division of Mathematical Sciences, and is a continuation of previous NSF support for Professor Marian’s research.

## National Science Foundation Award for Professor Christopher Beasley

The National Science Foundation has awarded a three year grant to Professor Christopher Beasley to fund his research as PI on the project “Gauge Fields, Geometry, and Strings”, starting in September 2016. The award is from the Division of Physics (PHY) under the program Elementary Particle Physics – Theory, and it includes RA funding for one graduate student each year.

## Research Instructorship Honors Life of Treasured Mathematician

The College of Science and the Department of Mathematics at Northeastern University are pleased to announce the creation of the Andrei Zelevinsky Research Instructorship.

## Army Research Office award for Professor Gabor Lippner

The Army Research Office has awarded a three year Grant to Professor Gabor Lippner to fund his research as a co-PI on the project “Latent geometry of random simplicial complexes”, starting in July 2016. Professor Lippner’s collaborators on the project are Professor Dima Krioukov (PI, Physics and Network Science) and Research Scientist Maksim Kitsak (co-PI, Physics).

## National Science Foundation Award for Professor Adam Ding

The National Science Foundation has awarded a three year continuing Grant to Professor Adam Ding to fund his research as a co-PI on the project “TWC: Medium: Automating Countermeasures and Security Evaluation Against Software Side-channel Attacks”, starting in June 2016. Professor Ding’s collaborators on the project are Professor Yunsi Fei (PI, ECE) and Professor Thomas Wahl (co-PI, CCIS). The project aims […]

## Compression-Based Methods of Statistical Analysis and Prediction of Time Series

Professor Mikhail Malyutov and co-authors Boris Ryabko and Jaakko Astola have written this book on Statistics and Data Analysis, which has just been published by Springer. It is now available in print and online.

## Simons Foundation Award for Professor Egon Schulte

The Simons Foundation has awarded a five year Collaboration Grant to Professor Egon Schulte to fund his research on the “Discrete Symmetries in Geometry and Combinatorics”, starting in September 2016. Professor Schulte will use this funding from the Simons Foundation to support his collaborations with other research groups in the US and around the world.

## BRIDGE TO CALCULUS SUMMER 2016 ANNOUNCEMENT and APPLICATION

During the summer of 2016, the Bridge to Calculus program at Northeastern University will work with a group of BPS high school students, who will be seniors in September 2016, to prepare them to take the Advanced Placement (AP) Calculus course or a regular Calculus or Pre-calculus course during their senior year. The summer program is […]