Math Research Support Guide
Honors and Recognition
Electronic Teaching Materials
- The Board of Governors of the Mathematical Association voted
to award the 2011 MAA Robbins Prize to Mike Paterson, Yuval Peres, Mikkel Thorup, Peter
Winkler, and Uri Zwick for two papers:
"Maximum Overhang", American Mathematical Monthly 116, December 2009 and
"Overhang", American Mathematical Monthly 116, January 2009
- (23 Sep 2009) Professor Peter Winkler has been awarded a 3-year grant from the National Science Foundation, entitled Combinatorial Methods for Random Structures in the Plane.
- The Board of Governors of the Mathematical Association voted to award the 2011 MAA Robbins Prize to Mike Paterson, Yuval Peres, Mikkel Thorup, Peter Winkler, and Uri Zwick for two papers: "Maximum Overhang", American Mathematical Monthly 116, December 2009 and "Overhang", American Mathematical Monthly 116, January 2009
- Special Programs:
- Pete Winkler is co-organizing a semester program Phase Transitions and Emergent Properties at ICERM (Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics) at Brown, starting February 2, 2015.
- Department Newsletters:
- Darwin's Extra Sense — a video by Wendy Coquest, Bob Drake and Dan Rockmore.
- The Math Life — a documentary film by Wendy Conquest, Bob Drake and Dan Rockmore.
- Newspaper and Journal Articles:
- Emeritus professor John Lamperti published a joint paper with Arlene Ash in the journal Statistics, Politics and Policy studying the new laws and rules that are making it harder to vote in many states. A short version of the paper is available here.
- Process, Not Particulars, by Matt Stumpf - Using the concept of isomorphisms in defence of an education in the humanities.
- Math Professor Helps Uncover Art Fakes, by Joe Palca, NPR's Morning Edition, 9 Feb 2010.
- Dartmouth Team spots forgeries by the numbers - From the New Hampshire Union Leader, Friday, January 8, 2010.
- The Van Gogh Project: Art Meets Mathematics in Ongoing International Study - From SIAM News, Volume 42, Number 4, May 2009.
- Floridas District 13 Election in 2006: Can Statistics Tell Us Who Won? by Arlene Ash (Boston University) and John Lamperti (Dartmouth), appeared in Chance.
- January 2008 cover of the Notices of the AMS, for which Alexander Barnett has computed all eigenmode and random-wave images
- Dartmouth students build online archive featuring historic mathematician (Susan Knapp, Dartmouth College, Feb 1, 2007)
- The professor's days are numbered (Keith O'Brien, Boston Globe, July 18, 2005)
- Count Him In. Math? It's All Around to Be Found. One Writer Is Positive He's Equal to the Task (Linton Weeks, Washington Post, May 23, 2005)
- As the Stakes Increase, Prime-Number Theory Moves Closer to Proof (Sharon Begley, Wall Street Journal, April 8, 2005)
Crunching the Numbers. The Math Society gains momentum
(Vox, Volume XXIII, Issue 9, January 10, 2005)
- Exploiting a Beautiful Mind ( Daniel Rockmore, The Chronicle Review, January 25, 2002)
- Count on Numbers to always be there ( Daniel Rockmore, Boston Globe, Aug 8, 2000)
- Logic is the Language of Love ( Daniel Rockmore, Dallas Morning News, July 7, 2000)
- Uncertainty is Certain in Mathematics and Life (Daniel Rockmore, The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 23, 2000)
- What are the chances of that? (Richard Morin, Washington Post, April 4, 1999)
- You're never too old to savor a good math
Edward Shapiro (Valley News front page, 13 August 1999).
- You're never too old to savor a good math book....
- Professor Dan Rockmore talks with Jane Lindholm of Vermont Public Radio about the new statistical techniques he, Dan Graham, and James Hughes have developed to determine the authenticity of artwork and root out forgeries. (January 27, 2010)
- Professor Peter Winkler talks with NHPR Correspondent Sean Hurley about being a Mathematician. (Friday, January 30, 2009)
- Professor Peter
Winkler speaks on Sudoku-mania (The Exchange on NHPR, 2 June
- Mathematical Commentaries: a series on
Vermont Public Radio,
presented by Professor Dan Rockmore (requires Real Audio Player )
- Friday the 13th (MP3) (13 Jun, 2008)
- Math Superheroes (MP3) (2 Jun, 2008)
- Math, a love story (25 Jul, 2002)
- Science Heroes and 'QED' (10 Jul, 2002)
- New York Zeros (26 Jun, 2002)
- Four degrees of Kelvin (11 Oct, 2001)
- Six Hugs Away (2 Oct, 2001)
- Wrestling with the Squared Circle (24 May, 2001)
- Halving Your Cake (16 April, 2001)
- Many Men, No Votes (7 Feb, 2001)
- In Search of New Numbers (11 Nov, 2000)
- Can you hear the shape of your date? (19 July, 2000)
- The Logic of Love (5 July, 2000)
- Getting lost to get found (4 May, 2000)
- Oh no! It's Moe (29 Mar, 2000)
- The geometry of life (5 Jan, 2000)
- Mathematics of the Millennium (22 Dec, 1999)
- Jackson Pollock (1 Dec, 1999)
- Name that Function (3 Nov, 1999)
- Mathvertising (6 Oct, 1999)
- My Computer Ate My Homework (22 Sep, 1999)
- The Rare Beauty of Nine (9 Sep, 1999)
- Sounds like Science (Math's a Beach) (26 June, 1999)
- Mathematical Monkeys (May 26, 1999)
- Sounds like Science (Math and Fashion) (April 24, 1999)
- Pleasantville (March 16, 1999)
- Happy ``Pi'' Day (March 14, 1999)
- Fuzzy Logic and Washington DC (January 20, 1999)
- A Slice of Pi (November 17, 1998)
- What does a mathematician do? (October 28, 1998)
- Math in the movies (October 13, 1998)