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$10,000 NSF award to Rychtar for conference – breaking news

Posted on Wednesday, June 13th, 2012 by UNCG Research.

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Jan Rychtar, Associate Professor, Mathematics and Statistics

UNCG Research congratulates Jan Rychtar on his $10,000 National Science Foundation award. The funding will support the 8th Annual UNCG Regional Mathematics and Statistics Conference, which takes place Saturday, November 3, 2012.

Last year, the 7th Annual Conference saw over 160 participants from 27 different universities across the country. The program featured 48 talks by undergraduate and graduate students on topics such as Mathematical Biology, Biostatistics, Computational Mathematics, and Statistical Techniques. Two distinguished mathematicians, Dr. Laura Miller of UNC-Chapel Hill and Dr. Heejung Bang of UC-Davis, gave plenary presentations. Highlights of the conference included a student paper competition sponsored by the North Carolina American Statistical Association.