Category Archives: Leadership

Special Issue Dedicated to Lenhart

The November issue of Natural Resource Modeling is dedicated to Suzanne Lenhart, NIMBioS Associate Director for Education and Outreach and a Chancellor’s Professor in Mathematics at UT. Three former students of Lenhart’s—Rachel Leander, Wandi Ding and René Salinas—guest edited the … Continue reading

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NIMBioS Extracurriculars & the Mathematics of Dance

No, this is the not the first interdisciplinary workshop on the mathematics of English country dance, but perhaps it could be. A man of many talents, NIMBioS Director Louis Gross donned his Elizabethan attire last week to join other local … Continue reading

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TN State Assembly Honors Director Gross

NIMBioS Director Louis Gross was honored on Friday when State Representative Eddie Smith presented Gross, along with two other UT professors, a resolution commending them for recent achievements. House Joint Resolution No. 1013 honors Gross, noting his venerable list of … Continue reading

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Landmark Collaborations Lead to UT Successes via NIMBioS

In recent years, NIMBioS has developed productive partnerships with faculty in many units at the University of Tennessee, collaborating on and helping manage a variety of sponsored projects. Totaling more than $3.2 million, these grants, contracts and cooperative agreements span … Continue reading

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Congrats to Director Gross!

Congratulations to NIMBioS Director Louis Gross, who has received a top award from the Southeastern Conference. Gross was honored with the 2018 SEC Faculty Achievement Award, the SEC announced today. The prestigious, university-level award recognizes professors from the 14 SEC universities … Continue reading

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Lenhart Named National Women in Math Fellow

Congratulations to NIMBioS Associate Director for Education & Outreach Suzanne Lenhart whose sustained and lasting commitment to women in the mathematical sciences has led to her selection to the Inaugural Class of Fellows of the Association for Women in Mathematics … Continue reading

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NIMBioS Team Receives Best Publication Award

A paper on epidemic disease dynamics by a group of NIMBioS-associated researchers has won the prestigious Lord Robert May Best Paper Prize from the Journal of Biological Dynamics. “The impact of spatial arrangements on epidemic disease dynamics and intervention strategies” … Continue reading

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Gross Named Fellow of Society for Mathematical Biology

Congrats to NIMBioS Director Louis J. Gross on being named a Fellow in the inaugural class of Fellows of the Society for Mathematical Biology (SMB). A distinguished professor of ecology and evolutionary biology and mathematics at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville … Continue reading

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NIMBioS Welcomes Dr. Gross

KNOXVILLE—Louis J. Gross has been named the new NIMBioS director, effective July 1, 2017. Gross is a distinguished professor of ecology and evolutionary biology and mathematics at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, the founding director of NIMBioS and director of … Continue reading

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Gavrilets Elected Member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Congratulations are in order for NIMBioS’ own Sergey Gavrilets who has been elected as a member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. He is one of 228 national and international scholars, artists, philanthropists, and business leaders in the class … Continue reading

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