### Math News

##### Robb Selected for NSA Director’s Summer Program

A mathematics major at The University of Texas at Arlington will be spending her summer working to solve cryptographic problems important to national security.

##### Koffi remembered for passion in showing students the “beauty of math”

The Mathematics Department recently lost a gifted mathematician who got tremendous joy from inspiring his students and showing them what he described as the “beauty of mathematics.”

##### Banda’s efforts in online education greatly benefit math department, University during pandemic

Long before the COVID-19 pandemic forced colleges to move classes online, the Department of Mathematics at The University of Texas at Arlington was ahead of the curve. A big part of the credit for that success goes to Shanna Banda.

##### Cordero helps create new online program designed to inspire girls’ interest in STEM

Minerva Cordero, College of Science senior associate dean and professor of mathematics, is co-organizer of a new online program which aims to inspire girls’ interest in science, technology, engineering, and technology (STEM) by sharing profiles of outstanding Latina scientists and engineers.

##### New faculty members for 2020

Maintaining and expanding top-tier programs in teaching and research requires attracting top-tier faculty, and the Mathematics Department continues doing just that with the addition of new faculty members to its ranks since the start of 2020.

##### Math alumnus wins national award for research in undergraduate math education

An alumnus in mathematics from The University of Texas at Arlington has been honored with a national award for his accomplishments in research in undergraduate mathematics education.

##### Liu publishes two books on vortex science and turbulence research utilizing Liutex

Chaoqun Liu, distinguished professor of mathematics at The University of Texas at Arlington, has published two new books on vortex science and turbulence research.

##### Math alumna receives service award from Association for Women in Mathematics

An alumna in mathematics from The University of Texas at Texas at Arlington was recently honored for her volunteering efforts to help promote women in mathematics.

##### Jorgensen leading NSF project to boost students’ success in mathematics while exposing them to geoscience

A federally funded project led by mathematics researchers at The University of Texas at Arlington is seeking to improve students’ success in college math classes and expose them to geoscience with the goal of boosting the number of students majoring in earth and environmental sciences.