Professor J. Paulos wrote an op-ed piece that is featured in the NY Times. You can read more here.
The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation named Temple University mathematician Samuel Taylor a 2020 Sloan Research Fellow. The highly competitive honor identifies rising scientists who’ve made significant marks on their field and represent the next generation of leaders in the U.S. and Canada. Additional information can be found here.
Professor Shiferaw Berhanu has been appointed to the Stefan Bergman Trust Fund Committee for a term of three years. This committee selects the recipient of the prestigious Bergman Prize, recognizing outstanding work in "real or complex analysis or partial differential equations with special interest in the areas of either the theory of the kernel function and its applications... with attention to Bergman’s operator method.”
Professor Daniel Szyld has been elected President of the International Linear Algebra Society (ILAS) for a three-year period starting March 1st, 2020.
ILAS is a membership organization which supports research and educational activities on all aspects of linear algebra. These include regular meetings and conferences, along with several publications, most notably the Electronic Journal of Linear Algebra. More information surrounding this announcement can be found on the CST web page.
It is with great sadness that we report the passing of our colleague Janos Galambos. Janos earned his Ph.D. in his native Hungary under the direction of Alfred Renyi in 1963, and was on faculty at Temple from 1970 to 2012. An expert in probability and statistics, Janos was a member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, the Spanish Royal Academy of Engineering, and was also a fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics.