Month: October 2022
Professor Teplyaev Awarded Fulbright Specialist Grant
The Fulbright Specialist Program awarded a grant to Professor Alexander Teplyaev to work with Professor Anna Rozanova-Pierrat at the Laboratoire de Mathématiques et Informatique pour la Complexité et les Systèmes (MICS), CentraleSupélec, Université Paris-Saclay, France.
A program of the U.S. Department of State, the Fulbright Specialist Program is an opportunity for U.S. academics and established professionals to engage in two- to six-week, project-based exchanges at host institutions across the globe.
Professor Teplyaev’s award is for 2022. His project involves research and educational components dealing with applied analysis on fractals and networks, including fractal shape optimization.
UConn Math Department To Host New Simons PIVOT Fellow
The Simons Foundation recently announced its first PIVOT Fellows. Among them is Amit Acharya, of Carnegie Mellon University, who will be a visitor in the UConn Mathematics Department during 2023.
Dr. Acharya will work on a joint project with Professor Ambar Sengupta, with the goal of developing new ideas at the interface of geometry, gauge theory, and materials science.