(2-26-14) Congratulations. IWU student Derek England '15 passed the Models for Financial Mathematics actuarial exam. This is an extraordinary achievement, as it is Derek's third successful exam.
(2-26-14) This past weekend, our IWU Pi-Mu-Epsilon chapter hosted the annual high school math contest. We had two local high schools participating, with about 30 students total. Thanks to all of our student participants, our student PME members, and their faculty advisor Dr. Andrew Shallue . Pi-Mu-Epsilon is a national mathematics honor society for undergraduate students. The chapter is run by students, with faculty oversight.
(2-10-14) Congratulations. Two IWU students, Derek England '15 and Kimberly Wenger '15, passed the Probability actuarial exam last month.
(2-10-14) Dr. Dan Roberts published "Embedding Partial k-star Designs," (with D.G. Hoffman) Journal of Combinatorial Designs, (22) 4, 161-170 (2014).
(1-9-14) Happy New Year. Next week mathematicians everywhere will kick off the new year by attending the largest mathematics conference in the world -- the 2014 Joint Mathematics Meetings hosted jointly by the AMS and MAA. We hope to see you there.
(12-20-13) Congratulations. IWU wins the 19th Annual MATH Challenge -- a regional mathematics competition. The team -- made up of IWU students Tung Nguyen '15, Anh Dao '15, and Duc Nguyen '17 -- placed first out of 60 schools. Special thanks to Dr. Ted Rice and Dr. Andrew Shallue for leading the team to victory.
(10-24-13) Congratulations. Two IWU students, Derek England '15 and Kimberly Wenger '15, passed the Financial Mathematics actuarial exam this past summer.
Dr. Seung-Hwan Lee published the following two articles. Note that the first one was published in collaboration with IWU math student Phillip Deng.
--"Analysis of Multiple Myeloma Life Expectancy using Copula," International Journal of Statistics and Probability, 2, 44-52 (2013). Phillip Yulin Deng (IWU student), Eun-Joo Lee (Millikin University), Seung-Hwan Lee (IWU).
--"Stochastic Nature of Carbon Dioxide Hydrate Induction Time in Soil Mineral Suspensions," International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 14, 15-24 (2013). Kyoungjin Lee (Stanford University), Woojin Lee (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology), and Seung-Hwan Lee (IWU).
Dr. Tian-Xiao He published the following two articles:
– "Expression and computation of generalized Stirling numbers." Journal of Combinatorial Mathematics and Combinatorial Computing, 86 (2013), 239-268.
– "On the construction of number sequence identities." (with W.-S. Chou) Journal of Concrete and Applicable Mathematics, 11 (2013), No. 4, 277-291.
(10-17-13) IWU students are preparing for the annual Putnam Mathematics Competition.
(5-15-13) IWU mathematics student places highly in very prestigious national mathematics competition. Tung Nguyen '15 placed 49th out of 4,277 participants in the prestigious annual William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition.
(4-25-13) Actuary Rated Top Job in the Country! Many of the other jobs listed in the top 20 require good math skills. This list also includes jobs such as Mathematician, Statistician, and Software Engineer. Take a look at this article from careercast.com.
(1-15-13) Dr. Tian-Xiao He, Earl and Marian A. Beling Professor of Natural Sciences and Professor of Mathematics at IWU, crosses the 100-publication mark. A huge milestone for a mathematician.