Congratulations go to Associate Professor Xu-Yan Chen, the 2021 recipient of the SoM Fulmer Prize.
Daniel Cruz and Margherita Maria Ferrari are hosting a Special Session titled "Mathematical Models for Biomolecular and Cellular Interactions" at the Joint Mathematical Meeting 2022 in Seattle, WA, January 5-8, 2022.
Michael Wolf is the new chair of the School of Mathematics, effective summer 2022. His three-decade tenure at Rice University has stretched across research and education, diversity and equity, undergrad admissions and life, to strategy and development.
Prof. Dan Margalit will give an invited lecture at the AMS Special Session on Geometric Group Theory at the Joint Math Meetings (JMM) in Seattle, in January 2022.
Prof. Michael Loss has been selected as the Secretary of the International Association of Mathematical Physics (IAMP) and will serve a three year term, to end in 2024.
An ICERM semester-long program is being organized by Prof. John Etnyre and others, which will focus on braid groups, mapping class groups, and their generalizations.
Vempala is recognized for contributions to research of randomized algorithms, high-dimensional geometry, numerical linear algebra, and service to the profession.