Accomplishments: Department of Mathematical Sciences

July 12, 2022
David G. Costa (Mathematical Sciences) and Paul Schulte (Life Sciences) have signed a contract regarding the publication of a book titled "An Invitation to Mathematical Biology" that is planned to appear in "Springer Nature".
July 4, 2022
Satish C. Bhatnagar (Math) gave a talk on the Powers of Mathematical Thinking last month. It was attended by the graduate students and faculty of mathematics department of Central University of Punjab and Baba Farid College, Bathinda (India).  
June 28, 2022
Satish Bhatnagar (Math) gave a keynote address on the topic, Swadeshi Research Methodology in Sciences and  Engineering at the inaugural session of a  workshop earlier this month. It was mandatory for all researchers and was jointly organized by the colleges of Sciences and Engineering of the Maharishi Dayanand University at Rohtak (India).  
March 7, 2022
UNLV undegraduates Gaelan Chen, Victor Gumenyuk and Jacob T.  Hook (all Math) ranked in the 95th percentile overall in the preeminent math competition for undergraduate students in the U.S. and Canada in December. The Putnam Math Competition is a six-hour competition held annually and administered by the Mathematical Association of America.  UNLV…
January 3, 2022
Satish C. Bhatnagar (Math), in 2021 published two interdisciplinary books that have been in the making for the last eight to 10 years.Vectors in History (Volume II) is an outgrowth of humanistic approach in the teaching of two history of mathematics courses (Math 314 & Math 714). It is a sequel to Volume I published in 2012. Epsilons and…
November 24, 2021
Jason Park (Mathematical Sciences) published "Random measure algebras" in the AMS Contemporary Mathematics, Stochastic Processes and Functional Analysis: New Perspectives.   In this article, algebras of random measures are introduced.  Three random measure algebras are created by using three different methods 1) a convolution by covariance method…
November 16, 2021
Satish C. Bhatnagar (Mathematical Sciences) presented a plenary talk, Som Dutt Chopra, Father of Mathematical Seismology in North India at the 27th International Conference of the International Academy of Physical Sciences. The conference was organized online by the department of mathematics of Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra (India) Oct. 26-…
November 9, 2021
Satish C. Bhatnagar (Mathematical Sciences) delivered an invited online talk on Oct. 25 on the life of a distinguished mathemtician, Inder Bir Singh Passi in a one-day memorial webinar organized by the Mathematics Department of Panjab University Chandigarh, India.
March 15, 2021
Ashok K. Singh (Hospitality) and Rohan J. Dalpatadu (Math) published their study, "Prediction of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Using Fast Fourier Transform of Overnight Breath Recordings," in Machine Learning with Applications. The study addresses the problem of predicting the risk of obstructive sleep apnea from overnight breath recordings collected by…
March 8, 2021
Heejin Mun (Epidemiology & Biostatistics), Bowen Liu (Mathematics), Thu Huynh Anh Pham (Biology), and Qing Wu (Epidemiology & Biostatistics) recently published an article on "C-Reactive Protein and Fracture Risk: An Updated Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Cohort Studies through the Use of Both Frequentist and Bayesian Approaches" in…
January 6, 2021
Satish C. Bhatnagar (Mathematical Sciences) gave a keynote address, "What Ramanujan Means To You?" at the one-day online conference History and Development of Mathematics held Dec. 22. It was the celebration of what would have been mathematics legend Srinivasa Ramanujan’s 133rd birthday, which was recently declared National Mathematics Day in…
November 23, 2020
Ashok Singh (Hospitality) and Rohan J. Dalpatadu (Math) are the authors of an article, "Using HAC Estimators for Intervention Analysis." The purpose of this article is to present an alternative method for intervention analysis of time series data that is simpler to use than the traditional method of fitting an explanatory Autoregressive Integrated…