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#### Andrej Zlatoš - 2021 Simons Fellow

Professor Andrej Zlatoš has been awarded a 2021 Simons Fellowship in Mathematics by the Simons Foundation.

#### Haesong Moon, Yiren Wang - 2020-2021 Richard Libby Graduate Research Award

Congratulations to graduate students Haeseong Moon (Advisor: Professor Wenxin Zhou) and Yiren Wang (Advisor: Professor Dimitris Politis) for being awarded the 2020-2021 Richard Libby Graduate Research Award. **Richard Libby** ('80, MA '82, PhD) received his degrees in mathematics at UC San Diego before starting a successful career in the finance industry. His recent $100,000 contribution to the university exemplifies his passion for using mathematics in concert with finance and business, in particular when it comes to assessing market risk. Half of his unique gift has been awarded to the Department of Mathematics in support of graduate studies and research.

#### Aaron Pollack - 2021-2022 AMS Centennial Fellowship

Assistant Professor Aaron Pollack has been awarded the 2021-2022 AMS Centennial Fellowship by the American Mathematical Society (AMS). See AMS news release.

#### Rémi Boutonnet - CNRS Bronze Medal 2021

Rémi Boutonnet has been awarded a Bronze Medal 2021 by the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS). Boutonnet was a UCSD Math postdoc from 2014-2015 mentored by Professor Adrian Ioana.

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#### Spring 2021 Qual Exams - May 10-14, 17-21

Spring 2021 Math Qualifying exams will take place May 10-14 and 17-21. Register here by March 26: https://forms.gle/Mfmcz7JmDXLCNndt5

For questions, contact Kelly Guerriero (kguerriero@ucsd.edu).

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#### Undergraduate Mathematicians Recognized for Academic Excellence

Congratulations to those students awarded the **2021 Physical Sciences Dean's Award for Undergraduate Excellence**: Ricardo Arruda, Samuel Babichenko, Yiwei Cao, Brian Chao, Amanda Huynh, Michael Jaber, Liu Jiazheng, Tomoki Oda, Yixuan Peng, Yueyan Tang, Yining Wang, Thurman Ye, Jiyue Zeng, and Kaiqi Zhang. Special commendation to Keller Jordan, one of three students in the Division to also receive the **Selma and Robert Silagi Award**.

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#### Tuesday • April 20, 2021

**10:00am** • Zoom ID 967 4109 3409 (email Nattalie Tamam or Brandon Seward for the password)

**Rachel Greenfeld**

Translational tilings in lattices

Math 211 - Group Actions Seminar

**11:00am** • Zoom ID 939 3177 8552

**Xindong Tang**

Generalized Nash Equilibrium Problems of Polynomials

Center for Computational Mathematics Seminar

**11:00am** • Zoom Meeting ID: 959 5604 2350

**Iordan Ganev**

The QR decomposition for radial neural networks

CSE Seminar

**11:00am** • Contact mtwiersma@ucsd.edu

**Pieter Spaas**

Stable decompositions and rigidity for product equivalence relations

Math 243 - Functional Analysis Seminar

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