Dillard Places in UTC Accessibility Contest

    Ross Dillard, adjunct faculty in the UTC Department of Mathematics, has placed in the Accessibility in UTC Learn contest. He placed 2nd and 3rd in the contester his Math 1830 Calculus for Management, Life and Social Sciences courses. The contest was sponsored by The Walker Center for Teaching and Learning as a way encourage faculty to make documents in UTC Learn more accessible to everyone and support

Pi Mu Epsilon Hosts Annual Sudoku Showdown

The Pi Mu Epsilon chapter of the Department of Mathematics hosted their annual Sudoku Showdown competition on Saturday, November 16, 2019. This is an annual competition held to benefit the Chattanooga Community Kitchen. Participants contributed item for the Community Kitchen in lieu of an entrance fee. This year’s winner was Connor McPherson. McPherson is a current Computer Science major and Mathematics minor at UTC. First prize was a gift

Weerasena Awarded PREP Grant from UTC

Dr Lakmali Weerasena

Dr. Lakmali Weeraena, Assistant Professor in Mathematics in the UTC Department of Mathematics, has been awarded a 1-year, $8799.00, Faculty Pre-Tenure Enhancement Program (PREP) grant from the Office of Research and Sponsored programs at UTC. Her  research interests focus on  (1) Developing methods to compute and approximate solutions of multi-objective optimization problems (MOPs); (2) Theoretical analysis resulting from the approximation of solution sets of MOPs; and 3) Develop mathematical

Wang Awarded Three Year Grant From the National Institutes of Health

Dr. Jin Wang, Professor and UNUM Chair of Excellence in Applied Mathematics, was recently awarded a research grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences under the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The amount awarded is $340,000 and the project runs from 2019 to 2022. With the support of this NIH grant, Dr. Wang will study the dynamics of cholera using mathematical modeling and numerical simulation. Cholera is

Colby Wolfe Wins Stan Byrd Mathematics Problem Competition for Fall 2019

    Colby Wolfe, a Computer Science: Software Systems major and Mathematics minor, has won the Stan Byrd Mathematics Problem contest for the Fall 2019 semester. This math problem contest was originally organized by Dr. Stan Byrd during his time in the Department of Mathematics. The Stan Byrd Mathematics Problem contest was established in Fall 2017 following the retirement of Dr. Byrd to carry on the legacy of the