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November 19, 2009
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Joseph Gallian, Professor, UMD Department of Mathematics and Statistics 218 726-7576 jgallian@d.umn.edu


UMD Announces 2009-2010
Chancellor's Award for Distinguished Research

Award Ceremony, Lecture and Reception Set for December 7
The Public is Cordially Invited


UMD professor of Mathematics and Statistics, Joseph Gallian, is the recipient of the 2009-2010 Chancellor's Award for Distinguished Research. The awarded is given each year to recognize the research and scholarly contributions of a UMD faculty member and to provide opportunities to present developing research to a board audience.

The award ceremony will be held on December 7, at 3:30 p.m. in UMD Montague Hall 70. Following the ceremony Professor Gallian will present his seminar entitled "A Mathematics Sampler". A reception will follow in the UMD Griggs Center (Kirby Student Center second floor). The public is cordially invited to attend.

Professor Joseph Gallian.

About Professor Gallian:

Professor Joseph Gallian obtained a B.A. from Slippery Rock University in 1966, an M.A. from the University of Kansas in 1968 and a Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame in 1971. After serving as a visiting Assistant Professor at Notre Dame for one year, he joined the faculty at University of Minnesota Duluth.

Among his honors: President of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA), UM Morse Alumni Distinguished University Teaching Professor, the MAA's Haimo Award for distinguished teaching, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Minnesota Professor of the Year, the MAA Allendoerfer and Evans awards for exposition, an MAA Polya Lecturer.

Since 1977 over 150 research papers written under his supervision by undergraduates in his summer research program have been published in mainstream journals. Ninety-five of the 149 program participants who have received their Bachelor's degrees have gone to graduate school at MIT, Harvard, Berkeley, Chicago, Princeton, or Stanford and 106 have won graduate fellowships. Eighty-five of the participants now have the Ph.D. Degree.

Gallian has given more than 250 invited lectures at conferences and colleges an universities and is the author or editor of five books and more than 100 articles. Besides the usual math courses, he has taught a Humanities course called the "The Lives and Music of the Beatles" for more than 25 years and a liberal arts course on math and sports. In 2000 the Duluth Bugeteer cited him as one of the "100 Great Duluthians."




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