Podcasts

In 2014, UK mathematics professor Carl Lee received the Mathematical Association of America’s Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics. This prestigious award is given by the MAA to honor instructors who have shown extreme success in their teaching and reached out to students in a way that goes beyond their own institution....
Published February 19, 2014
https://math.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/The%20Importance%20of%20Mentors_%20Daniel%20Weiner.mp3

Daniel Weiner doesn’t just have one degree from the University of Kentucky but three—the last of which is a Ph.D. in statistics. From UK, Weiner transitioned into a career within the pharmacometrics field where he is now a Senior Vice President at the Certara Corporation offering scientific software and consulting services to the pharmaceutical industry.

Over the years,...
Published February 18, 2013
https://math.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Algebra%2C%20Crosswords%20and%20Tetris_%20Neville%20Fogarty.mp3

Just because Neville Fogarty is working on an advanced degree doesn't keep him from following diverse interests. In addition to being a grad student in the Department of Mathematics, he plays Ultimate Frisbee, writes crossword puzzles, and participated in the Tetris tournament last semester. In this podcast, he shares some of...

Published January 14, 2013
https://math.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Bert%20Guillou%20-%20Final.mp3

The Department of Mathematics is excited to welcome professor Bert Guillou to its faculty!

Professor Guillou joins us this fall researching topology, the mathematical study of surfaces. He is interested in homotopy theory, the study of "transforming" one surface or shape into another, a field with applications in quantum physics, robotics, and even molecular biology.

This podcast is part of a series highlighting the new faculty members who joined the College of Arts and...

Published August 31, 2012
https://math.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/On%20the%20Fast%20Track%20to%20Calculus_%20Mark%20Kornbluh%20and%20David%20Royster.mp3

Fast Track for Calculus is a residential academic preparation program for highly qualified students. Fast Track to Calculus is designed to prepare students for rigorous undergraduate mathematics classes. In this podcast, Dean of Arts & Sciences Mark Kornbluh and Mathematics Director of Undergraduate Studies David Royster discuss the goals of the program and how it will work.

 

This podcast was produced by...

Published July 31, 2012
https://math.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/The%202nd%20Ohio%20River%20Analysis%20Meeting_%20John%20Lewis.mp3

On Saturday and Sunday, April 21-22 2012, the University of Kentucky will host the 2nd Ohio River Analysis Meeting.

This series of conferences is a collaboration between mathematics research groups at the University of Kentucky and the University of Cincinnati. The goal is to foster closer research collaborations among faculty and students from the two departments, and to bring leading experts in the fields of analysis and partial differential equations to the region.

This podcast is an...

Published April 18, 2012
https://math.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Charlie%20Fieselerfinal.mp3

Charlie Fieseler is an undergraduate student majoring in Physics and Mathematics. Charlie is also a member of A&S Ambassadors, a team of undergraduate students that visit neighboring grade schools to discuss what it's like to be a UK student. In this podcast, Cheyenne Hohman sat down Charlie Fieseler to discuss his personal experiences with the Ambassador program.

This podcast was produced by Sam Burchett.

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Published April 2, 2012
https://math.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Sumit%20Das%20-%20Paul%20Steinhardt%20-%20Final_0.mp3

Each year, the Department of Mathematics and the Department of Physics and Astronomy jointly organize the Van Winter Memorial Lecture, which brings in distinguished speakers to give lectures on matters of common interest to mathematicians and physicists.

This year's speaker is Paul Steinhardt, professor of physics and astrophysics at Princeton University, and director of the Princeton Center for Theoretical Sciences. In this podcast, we spoke to...

Published March 5, 2012
https://math.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Ben%20Braun%20-%20Final.mp3

Ben Braun is an assistant professor in the Mathematics Department. In the summer of 2011, he led a research program for undergraduate mathematics students.

In this podcast, Ben talks about his own research interests, discusses what the program was like for students, answers the two questions every mathematician gets asked and says that math is a liberal art.


Produced by: Stephen Gordinier

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Published November 29, 2011
https://math.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Lighting%20the%20Way_%20Developing%20New%20Photovoltaics%20with%20John%20Anthony.mp3

Solar energy has been around for a while now, but John Anthony, Michel Jabbour and Chi-Sing Man are part of a team that was recently awarded a National Science Foundation grant to develop new ways to catch and convert light to electricity. Anthony, a professor in the Department of Chemistry, describes the project, and his collaboration with mathematicians Jabbour and...

Published October 7, 2011

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