News: Mathematics

Read the latest news from the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin


Three Faculty Members Awarded Sloan Fellowships

Congratulations to Greg Durrett, Sam Raskin and Hang Ren

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Seven Natural Sciences Faculty Receive NSF CAREER Awards

Learn about faculty members from UT Austin's College of Natural Sciences who have been awarded CAREER Awards from the National Science Foundation.

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Visualizing Science 2022: Illuminating the Intrinsic Beauty in Academic Research

The winners of our most recent Visualizing Science contest include an image related to “smart” material research, simulations of a meeting between a neutron star...

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Maggie Miller Receives Maryam Mirzakhani New Frontiers Prize

UT Austin alumna Maggie Miller, whose research focuses on geometric topology in three to five dimensions, was awarded a prize recognizing women in mathematics.

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Rachel Ward Receives NSF TRIPODS Phase 2 Award for Data Science Research

Professor Rachel Ward has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Transdisciplinary Research in Principles of Data Science, or TRIPODS, Phase II.

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From Knots to Fluids to Extra Dimensions, Experts Weigh in on Mathematical Challenges

Two knots are concordant if they can be connected with a type of four-dimensional cylinder. Image by Kristina Armitage/Quanta Magazine


NSF Awards Graduate Research Fellowships to 22 UT Natural Sciences Students

Eleven graduate and one undergraduate student of UT Austin's College of Natural Sciences were awarded honorable mentions by the National Science Foundation.

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Getting Math and Physics on the Same Page

Mathematicians are working to bring quantum field theory (QFT) into mainstream mathematics.

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CNS Welcomes 16 New Faculty Members

See the new faces around the College of Natural Sciences.

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