Publications and achievements submitted by our faculty, staff, and students.

Faculty Peter Goetz Mathematics

Presented an invited talk titled: Graded coherence and noncommutative geometry of certain twisted tensor products in the Special Session on Homological Methods in Algebra at University of Florida for the Fall Southeastern Sectional Meeting of the American Mathematical Society.

Submitted: January 22, 2020

Faculty Robin Carter Mathematics

Presented graphic novel "Discover Cold Fusion" at 22nd Int'l Conference on Condensed Matter Nuclear Science Poster Session in Assisi, Italy.

Submitted: January 9, 2020

Faculty Kamila Larripa Mathematics

Kamila Larripa has been selected for the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute's summer research program. She will work with collaborators on mathematical modeling of retinal degeneration while in residence.

Submitted: December 17, 2019

Faculty Ellery Ames Mathematics

Dr. Ellery Ames and collaborators Haakan Andreasson (Gothenburg University) and Oliver Rinne (HTW-Berlin) have been accepted to the Research in Pairs program at the Oberwolfach Institute for Mathematics.

Submitted: December 9, 2019

Faculty Tyler Evans Mathematics

Dr. Tyler Evans and his co-author from ELTE University in Budapest, Hungary published their paper:

Cohomology of Restricted Filiform Lie Algebras ݔʎ»2(p),
Tyler J. Evans and Alice Fialowski, SIGMA 15 (2019), 095, 11 pages. arXiv:1901.07532

Submitted: December 3, 2019

Faculty Ellery Ames Mathematics

Ellery Ames, Lecturer in Mathematics, jointly with co-authors Florian Beyer, (University of Otago, NZ) and Jim Isenberg (Univ. of Oregon) published a paper entitled "Contracting asymptotics of the linearized lapse-scalar field sub-system of the Einstein-scalar field equations" in the Journal of Mathematical Physics.

Submitted: October 17, 2019

Student Jade Williams, Briana Ramirez, Austin Schenk, Skye Gibney, Eric Malekos, Charlin Duff, Gynell Higby, Nicole Perry, Joshua Maldonado, Johnny Rasnic, Minh Nguyen, Joseph Wertzberger, Ezra Moreno, Daisy Montalvo, Kamila Larripa (adviser) Mathematics

Six students received an Honorable Mention in the International Mathematical Contest in Modeling, and eight others were recognized as Successful Participants for their work in this annual competition.

Submitted: May 17, 2019

Student Math Students Mathematics

The Mathematics Department recognized outstanding student performance in competitions, courses, and student clubs at the annual Math Award Ceremony on May 9.

Participants in the local Mu Alpha Theta competition, the Fall 2018 Integration Bee, the rigorous national competition, the William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition, and the international Mathematical Contest in Modeling were recognized.

Two prizes were awarded: the Joseph J. and Esther F. Flashman Mathematics Award for outstanding performance in elementary mathematics education and the vdu prize for outstanding performance in first-year calculus.

A number of scholarships were also awarded: seven students received the $500 Mathematics and Science Teacher Initiative (MSTI) Scholarship for Graduates in Mathematics Education; Camden Collins received the $1,000 Elmo Moore Memorial Scholarship; Annaliese Kuhn received the $750 Dr. Orval M Klose Mathematics Scholarship; Lilly Lyons received the $1,000 Robert S. Chambers Scholarship; Michael Crow received the $2,000 Michael Tucker Mathematics Scholarship; Minh Nguyen received the $1,500 Latika Patel Scholarship; Jade Williams and Charlin Duff each received a $3,000 Travis Jepsen Memorial Mathematics Scholarship; Ana Sammel received a $1,000 Harry S. Kieval Transfer Scholarship to the most promising student transferring from a two-year institution; and Eric Malekos received the prestigious $5,000 Harry S. Kieval Scholarship given to the most outstanding senior-to-be Math major at HSU.

Congratulations to all HSU Math awardees and scholarship recipients!

Submitted: May 15, 2019

Faculty Ellery Ames (co-authors: Håkan Andréasson, Anders Logg) Mathematics

Published paper in Physical Review D: Cosmic string and black hole limits of toroidal Vlasov bodies in general relativity.

Submitted: February 2, 2019

Faculty Kamila Larripa Mathematics

Published paper in Journal of Theoretical Biology: Methods for determining key components in a mathematical model for tumor–immune dynamics in multiple myeloma.

Submitted: January 24, 2019

Faculty Kamila Larripa Mathematics

Kamila Larripa was accepted to the Institute of Pure and Applied Mathematics's Collaborative Workshop in Mathematical Biology at UCLA.

Submitted: January 22, 2019

Faculty Tyler Evans Mathematics

Published, jointly with Alice Fialowski (ELTE, Budapest) a new peer reviewed paper in Linear Algebra and it's applications. The full text of the article is temporarily available at

Submitted: December 19, 2018

Faculty Kamila Larripa Mathematics

Accepted to American Insitute of Mathematics research program

Submitted: December 15, 2018

Faculty Kamila Larripa Mathematics

Published book chapter in Understanding Complex Systems in Mathematics, Springer

Submitted: December 15, 2018

Faculty Robin Carter Mathematics

Co-editor of "Letters of Martin Fleischmann and Melvin Miles" published 2018.

Submitted: November 21, 2018

Faculty Kamila Larripa Mathematics

Kamila Larripa's multiple myeloma research group had a paper accepted to the Journal for Theoretical Biology. A link to the paper is here:

Submitted: September 9, 2018

Faculty Peter Goetz Mathematics

Peter Goetz's paper, "The Koszul property for graded twisted tensor products", was accepted for publication in the Journal of Algebra in August, 2018. The paper will appear in print in the November 2018 issue. A sciencedirect link is…

Submitted: September 5, 2018

Faculty Kamila Larripa Mathematics

Kamila Larripa was awarded an Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) travel grant to help support her visit to Oberwolfach, Germany to study Mathematical Modeling in Systems Biology.

Submitted: December 7, 2017

Faculty Bori Mazzag and Kamila Larripa Mathematics

Bori Mazzag and Kamila Larripa secured funding through NSF INCLUDES WATCH US/ University of Nebraska to support undergraduate women in mathematics. The funds will help prepare HSU students for the annual Mathematical Contest in Modeling.

Submitted: October 2, 2017

Student Gabriela Martinez, Jeremy Johnson, Charlotte Olsen, Catie Ledesma, Katie Fasbender, Troy Maloney, Caleb Hill, Alden Bradley, Erik Knutsen, Karlie Elliott, Kylie Reich, and Mario Sanchez Mathematics

The Math Department had twelve students in four teams compete in the International Mathematical Contest in Modeling this January. Teams are challenged to analyze an open applied problem and to propose a solution using mathematical modeling over an intense four-day competition. All four of our teams were recognized by the judges as either Honorable Mention or Successful Participant for their papers.

The students were advised by Dr. Kamila Larripa (Math) and are listed below.

Gabriela Martinez
Jeremy Johnson
Charlotte Olsen

Catie Ledesma
Katie Fasbender
Troy Maloney

Caleb Hill
Alden Bradley
Erik Knutsen

Karlie Elliott
Kylie Reich
Mario Sanchez

Submitted: April 11, 2017