Team BioFuture Wins Goizueta Healthcare Association Healthcare Futuring Competition
news Published Date: 2023-05-08
Emory Math students, Leonardo Molinari and Imran Shah, along with Georgia Tech student, Rene Mata, win Goizueta Healthcare Association Healthcare Futuring Competition! Competing as team "BioFuture," they were tasked to to consider what U.S. healthcare looks like in 2040. Their idea for an integrated computational facility where clinical staff work in conjunction with multidisplinary teams focused on computational modeling work to improve care won them the first place prize. Congrats to team BioFuture! To read more on this accomplishment, please visit this link.
Manuela Manetta awarded the 2023 Emory Williams Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award!
news Published Date: 2023-04-21
Dr. Manuela Manetta, Assistant Teaching Professor in Mathematics, was selected to receive the prestigious Emory Williams Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award. This award was established by Emory Williams, a 1932 Emory College alumnus and long-time trustee, and recognizes faculty who strive from excellence in teaching, curriculum development, pedagogy, and educational innovation. The award recognizes faculty members who teach undergraduate students at Emory College of Arts and Sciences, Goizueta Business School, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, and Oxford College. Congratulations Manuela!
Alex Dubar runs sub 3hrs in his first Boston Marathon!
news Published Date: 2023-04-21
Alex Dunbar, PhD student in Mathematics, ran an amazing 2:51:33 in his first Boston Marathon — an average 6:33 minutes per mile! Alex competed for the Rice Cross Country and Track & Field teams as an undergraduate before coming to Emory in 2020. Alex qualified for the Boston Marathon by placing third in the 2022 Atlanta Marathon. Congratulations Alex!
Satellite MORE workshop brings together undergraduate students
news Published Date: 2022-10-11
The Emory Math Department hosted its first satellite MORE workshop on October 8-9, 2022. The purpose of this conference is to bring together undergraduate students interested in mathematics to learn about opportunities in research and education. Participants from Emory University, Georgia Tech, Augusta University, and Clemson University attended plenary lectures from Oyita Udiani from the Virginia Commonwealth University and Angela Robinson from the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Students had the opportunity to interact with faculty, graduate students, and postdocs, and attended panels on research, summer opportunities, graduate school, and pathways to mathematical careers.
PhD students Riti Bahl and Chris Keyes host Julia Robinson Math Festival
news Published Date: 2022-09-28
The Julia Robinson Math Festival on August 27, 2022 was a smashing success! Middle and high school students, along with their families, descended on Emory's campus to participate in a wide range of fun mathematics exploration activities led by Emory students and faculty. Thank you to all who attended, and a special thanks to the volunteers who made it happen!
Elizabeth Newman wins best poster prize at the Householder Symposium XXI on Numerical Linear Algebra
news Published Date: 2022-06-21
The Householder Symposium brings together a mix of established and early career researchers in the field of Numerical Linear Algebra. This meeting is the 21st in a series, previously called the Gatlinburg Symposium, but now named in honor of its founder, Alston S. Householder. The meeting includes a very active poster session. Dr. Elizabeth Newman won the best poster prize for her poster titled “Train Like a (Var)Pro: Efficient Training of Neural Networks with Variable Projection.”

Congratulations Liz!

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Emory professors challenge students to ‘Move Your Math’ in first-year seminar
news Published Date: 2022-04-27
Students in Dr. Manuela Manetta's "Move Your Math" learn that incorporating movement can help them better understand complicated mathematical concepts — and themselves.

View the full article, written by Emma Yarbrough, here
Irving Martinez Named 3MT® Finalist
news Published Date: 2022-03-29
Congratulations to Irving Martinez, a finalists in the Laney Graduate School 3MT® competition! Irving created a compelling presentation describing his research in less than three minutes, using only one PowerPoint slide.

You are invited to watch Irving compete in finals as part of Graduate Student Appreciation Week. Registration is required. You may view the newsletter here.

Congratulations, Irving!
Dr. Bree Ettinger Selected for the Berky Abreu Spirit Award
news Published Date: 2022-02-17
Dr. Ettinger has been selected for the Berky Abreu Spirit Award, which “recognizes a woman in the greater Emory community whose presence has fostered the personal and academic growth of students, faculty, staff people, and/or departments.” For more details, see

Dr. Ettinger will be receiving the award on Thursday, March 3. For more information and to register to participate in person or via streaming, visit:

Congratulations, Bree!
Undergraduate Students Jennifer Zheng and Katie Keegan publish invited article on Watermarking in SIAM News
news Published Date: 2021-11-10
Jennifer Zheng, an Emory undergraduate honors student in computational and applied mathematics, and Katie Keegan, an undergraduate student from Mary Baldwin University (and participant in Emory’s 2021 Summer REU/RET program) published an invited article in SIAM News on watermarking, a mathematical technique to embed identifying ownership information into digital media, such as an image or a musical piece.

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SIAM News is the official news journal of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics that highlights cutting-edge research in applied mathematics and computational science.