Department of Mathematics Completes Successful Fall 2019 Colloquium Series

The Department of Mathematics Colloquium Series have wrapped up a successful fall semester. The department hosted five research talks this semester covering a wide range of topics in Mathematics. The series began in September when the department hosted Dr. Taufiquar Khan from Clemson University. He shared his research on Sparsity Regularization Using Wavelets in Electrical Impedance Tomography. In October, Dr. Tao Lin visited from Virginia Tech University and spoke about

Gao Awarded Internal BRIC Grant

Dr. Lani Gao, associate professor in statistics most recently won an internal grant BRIC ($25,000), which is the UT Health Science Center and UT College of Medicine are partnering with the University of Tennessee Chattanooga to support new inter-institutional collaborative research pilot grant program The title of the project is “Association of Hyperchloremia and In-Hospital Mortality Among Critically Ill Adult Patients”. The award period is from January 1, 2020

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