mathematical sciences

Two Florida Tech Students Named 2020 Astronaut Scholars

The recognition for Florida Tech seniors Samantha Pryor and Chloe Klare signifies they are among the best and brightest STEM students in the country.

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Faculty and Staff Share Research, Projects and Insights Related to COVID-19

Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, older adults with underlying cardiovascular disease have been experiencing increased disease severity and higher mortality rates from COVID-19.

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Florida Tech to Offer STEM Courses This Summer for High School Students

In response to the disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Florida Tech is offering this six-week program to prepare students for the basic math and science courses that are essential for STEM degrees.

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Harry Potter’s Cloak: Expert to Explore Invisibility in Presentation Sunday at Gleason

MELBOURNE, FLA. — The question is simple; the answer, not so much. Can we make objects invisible? Gunther Uhlmann has been studying that topic for years, and the Walker Family Professor at the University of Washington will discuss his research Sunday afternoon at the Gleason Performing Arts Center on the Florida Institute of Technology campus as the 38th annual Society…

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Prestigious NSF Site in Mathematics Is Coming to Florida Tech

MELBOURNE, FLA—Professor Ugur Abdulla, newly appointed head of the Florida Institute of Technology Mathematical Sciences Department, was awarded a $258,667 grant by the National Science Foundation to establish a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Site on Partial Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems. Each summer, from 2014 to 2016, nine selected undergraduate students from various United States universities will participate in…

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Community Foundation of Brevard Grants $21,184 to Florida Tech Breast Cancer Research

MELBOURNE, FLA.—A grant of $21,184 has been awarded to Florida Institute of Technology from the Community Foundation of Brevard’s Kenneth R. Finken and Dorothy Hallam Finken Endowment Fund for breast cancer research. The grant will support the work of Munevver Mine Subasi, assistant professor of mathematical sciences in the College of Science. Kenneth Finken was a graduate of Columbia University…

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Two Incoming Freshmen Earn Presidential Scholarships at Florida Tech

MELBOURNE, FLA.—William Nyffenegger of Rockledge, Fla., and Victoria Cowdrick of Riverview, Fla., have received the prestigious Presidential Scholarship at Florida Institute of Technology and will begin as freshmen in fall 2013. A combination of scholarships and grants, the Presidential Scholarship is equal to the annual cost of full tuition. Nyffenegger, who will major in applied mathematics at Florida Tech, is…

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Three Florida Tech Faculty Members Honored for Excellence

MELBOURNE, FLA. —Three Florida Institute of Technology faculty members recently earned the university’s 2013 Faculty Excellence Awards for outstanding performance. Recognized were Associate Professor of Oceanography Kevin Johnson, the Andrew W. Revay Jr. Award for Excellence in Service; Assistant Professor of Chemistry Kurt Winkelmann, the Kerry Bruce Clark Award for Excellence in Teaching; and Professor of Mathematics Charles Fulton, the…

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Honors go to Florida Tech Student Teams at Northrop Grumman Engineering and Science Student Design Showcase

MELBOURNE, FLA.—Students demonstrated they were near ready for their chosen careers at the 2013 Northrop Grumman Engineering and Science Student Design Showcase April 19. They showed off over 75 engineering projects and nearly 50 science projects to peers, faculty and the public in the Clemente Center for Sports and Recreation. Seniors, who are required to complete a culminating project for…

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Public Invited to Florida Tech Lecture on Mathematics and Melting Polar Ice Caps, April 26

MELBOURNE, FLA.—The Florida Institute of Technology Department of Mathematical Sciences invites the public to its first SIAM (Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) Public Lecture on Apr. 26 at 5 p.m. The presentation, “Mathematics and the Melting Polar Ice Caps,” celebrates National Math Awareness Month in April. The theme this year is Mathematics of Sustainability, http://www.mathaware.org/index.html. Lecturer Kenneth M. Golden…

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